Installing Node.js 4.2 LTS on Debian Wheezy

Normally I download, compile, and install Node from source. However the LTS version of Node requires GCC >= 4.8, whereas Debian Wheezy is stuck at 4.7. Instead of jumping through the hoops to upgrade GCC I figured I’d try installing the binary version....

ssh_exchange_identification: read: connection reset by peer

This tutorial is meant to help troubleshoot connection reset by peer issues you might have while using SSH. Ever tried to SSH into your server and seen an error like this? ssh_exchange_identification: read: Connection reset by peer 1 ssh_exchange_identification: read:...

File Immutability in Linux

I’ve been working with linux for a very long time and I am ashamed to tell you I never knew about this trick. Let me walk you through what happened to me: SSH into a production server sudo vim file_that_needs_changing make changes try to save and quit get...