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Making sshd more secure on Sailfish OS

Assuming Remote connection is enabled in Settings -> Developer tools, and works. Recent versions of Sailfish OS (currently 4.4.0.58) use a socket that listens on port 22, and start sshd (to be precise, a per-connection sshd@.service) whenever someone knocks. Pretty neat, probably saves some res.....

AdBlocking on Sailfish OS via /etc/hosts

There are some apps in Openrepos which do not seem to work anymore for SFOS 4.x. But you don't really need an app, all you need is a systemd timer & service and a simplistic shell script. Gain command line access to your phone and become root. > cd /etc/systemd/system > nano hosts.timer ho.....

Updating SailfishOS (Suomenlinna)

The phone will alert you that there's an update. Go to Settings => Sailfish OS Updates. As always, backup first. Then, download the update. I get a message that I need to "remove or revert the following packages". Time to look around for help, like the Suomenlinna release notes Long story short (.....

Sailfish OS ‑ Command Line Interface & Customisation

This article has a parent article. It contains some preliminaries to the topics here. Doing Things on the Command Line MTP (the same protocol Android devices use) will expose the /home/nemo folder to the connecting computer, both to graphical and command line applications. But it hides some files .....

Sailfish OS ‑ Applications

This article has a parent article. Stock Browser A.k.a "sailfish-browser". Its settings are not accessed from a pulldown but from the main app menu => Settings => Apps => Browser. There isn't much. Most notably: no (to me) acceptable search engine. But you can install the Search engines m.....

Getting started with Sailfish OS

Some Chapters have been split off to their own pages: Applications and CLI/Customisation. I was lucky to get a device that already comes with Sailfish OS 3 preinstalled. This is the most recent free version of Sailfish OS; I assume I will be able to upgrade it to Sailfish X (same version + Android.....