Using SSH as a mini-VPN

Sometimes you need a way to get in to a system that is not accessible publicly, and for whatever reason, you can’t use a full VPN. This is a good time for the connectivity Swiss-Army-Knife, and your best friend, ssh and, if available, its companion autossh. And for you Windows people, I mean ssh, not … Read more

Setting up Blink SSH on iOS for vt220

I recently discovered the Blink SSH client for iOS, and am loving it. It finally makes the iPad actually useful as a mobile ssh workstation in an understated elegant way. However, I really don’t care for most of the popular fonts that are used by newer terminal applications. I am proudly old school, and decided … Read more