Tag Archives: Ubuntu

Disable IPv6 On Ubuntu/Debian

The more formal way of doing this, which fits in with the don’t-change-a-core-system-file-otherwise-it-could-be-replaced-when-you-upgrade-packages-and-your-changes-could-be-lost methodology, and such that it continues across a reboot, is as follows: # create the long-life config file echo “net.ipv6.conf.all.disable_ipv6 = 1 net.ipv6.conf.default.disable_ipv6 = 1 net.ipv6.conf.lo.disable_ipv6 = 1” | sudo tee /etc/sysctl.d/99-my-disable-ipv6.conf # ask the system to use it sudo service procps

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Ubuntu 16.04 – x11vnc running at startup

Abbreviated version of setting up x11vnc on Ubuntu 16.04 based systems: sudo x11vnc -storepasswd /etc/x11vnc/passwd sudo vi /lib/systemd/system/x11vnc.service [Unit] Description=Start x11vnc at startup. After=multi-user.target [Service] Type=simple ExecStart=/usr/bin/x11vnc -xkb -auth /var/run/lightdm/root/:0 -noxrecord -noxfixes -noxdamage -rfbauth /etc/x11vnc/passwd -forever -bg -nodpms -rfbport 5900 -rfbversion 3.6 -permitfiletransfer -shared -dontdisconnect -alwaysshared -o /var/log/x11vnc.log [Install] WantedBy=multi-user.target sudo systemctl enable x11vnc.service sudo

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