How To

How-To guides and articles I have written on various subjects.

Create self-signed SSL certificate

Authentication part of the SSL communication works on a private-public key based trust system. In other words you have a key that is signed by another key from a 3rd party which rest of the world (or the people who needs to verify you) trust. This signed key is called a certificate.

Install Syslinux and replace GRUB on a running system

This article explains how to replace the existing boot loader (assumed GRUB legacy) on a running system, and install Syslinux on it. Instructions here are tested on a Arch Linux, but should work on any Linux distribution except for the package installation bit.