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17Dec/120

Linux shell tips: Remove from automatic launch a service

Today's article is lightning. Let us assume that you have installed a service that starts automatically each time the system is booted. If you do not want that to happen just remove it since the system, with the following command:

 sudo update-rc.d <program> disable

Replace the term "<programma>" with the actual name of our program.

3Dec/120

Un server ftp (with gui) in a single file

ftp_server

Today I posed the problem to start an FTP server on my computer. Although (also in the repositories) There are several solutions to my problem, Graphical user interfaces are scarce. Despite this, I found an FTP server written in python that also includes a handy gui, in a single file.

First download ftpserver.py, a modified version of the original software "pyftplib" (glue lines just copied into a new file that we will call "ftpserver.py").