Posts Tagged: SSH

PuTTY On the Go With PuTTY Portable

As I have a trip coming up within 24 hours to the Netherlands, I thought it would be a good idea to take PuTTY along with me. I only ever use my laptop when I’m traveling, but I’ve rarely ever used it for work since that’s generally reserved for my desktop. But seeing as how

Generating and Using SSH Keys With PuTTY

PuTTY is a free implementation of Telnet and SSH for Windows and Unix platforms, along with an xterm terminal emulator. It is written and maintained primarily by Simon Tatham — Security is important, whether you’re running a hobby website or a full scale business network. SSH Keys can help you secure your SSH by

Changing Your WordPress Username Using SSH

Since WordPress doesn’t allow you to change your username without digging into your website’s MySQL database, I’ll walk you through a short and painless process of changing it using SSH (secure shell) on an Ubuntu server. Note: A much easier alternative is to simply make a new user with administrative privileges and delete your old