How to Stop and Disable Firewall on CentOS 8

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A firewall is a security feature that filters incoming and outgoing traffic and keeps at bay potentially malicious applications. Additionally, a firewall gives the systems administrator the authority to determine which services and ports to allow and which ones to [...]

Jamie Arthur 12:22 pm

How to Install and Use Grub Customizer on Ubuntu

Grub customizer is a handy graphical tool that you can use to change the default settings in the grub bootloader. The tool allows you to add, or rearrange entries in the boot menu. Additionally, You can modify kernel parameters, change [...]

Jamie Arthur 7:50 am

Echo Command in Linux with Examples

Echo is a Unix/Linux command tool used for displaying lines of text or string which are passed as arguments on the command line. This is one of the basic command in linux and most commonly used in shell scripts. In [...]

Jamie Arthur 1:54 am

How to Add a User to Sudoers on Debian

Upon the setup of a new Debian system, a default root account is created. The root user has full system access and privileges and can pretty much do anything on the system that a regular user can't. Some of the [...]

Jamie Arthur 12:04 am

How to Delete Files and Directories in Linux

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You may, in some cases, need to delete directories and files that you do not need to free up space on your hard drive. In this brief tutorial, you will learn how to delete files and directories in Linux. To [...]

Jamie Arthur 7:32 pm

How to Extract tar xz File in Linux

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In this brief guide, we will look at how you can compress and extract tar xz tarball files/directories with a .tar.xz file extension in Linux. The xz format is a single-file compression format that is based on the LZMA2 algorithm. It [...]

Jamie Arthur 11:49 pm

What are the Different Text Editors for Ubuntu

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A myriad of text editors are available for Ubuntu, and if you use them well, you may as well join the expert group of Linux code developers. In the article, we will look at some of the best text editors [...]

Jamie Arthur 12:14 pm

How to Install pgAdmin4 on Ubuntu

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pgAdmin4 is a feature-rich, cross-platform, web-based interface that allows you to administer and manage PostgreSQL database instances in a web browser.  In this guide, you will learn how to install pgAdmin4 on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. Read Also: How to Install Ubuntu 18.04 [...]

Jamie Arthur 2:08 am

How to Configure and Install Webmin on Ubuntu

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Webmin is a web-based control panel that is used for administration of Linux systems. It is written in Perl and helps systems administrators to have an overview of their server performance at a glance. Webmin eliminates the hassle of manually [...]

Jamie Arthur 10:35 am

How to Use Google Drive on Ubuntu Linux

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Have you ever wondered how you can install and access Google Drive folder on your Ubuntu system? Its now 2019 and we are still waiting for official google drive client from google, but we have few clients that work flawlessly. In [...]

Jamie Arthur 12:05 am

How to Count Number of Files within a Directory in Linux

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Have you ever racked your brain for a way that you can count the number of files within a directory and sub directories in Linux? In this brief article, we'll look at how you can do that in a simple [...]

Jamie Arthur 12:05 am

How to Update Ubuntu through Terminal

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Ubuntu packages can be managed by using command lines like apt or GUI tools like software updater such as for the updates. Keeping your system updated will help you protect your computer against vulnerabilities and intrusions. This article will show you the different [...]

Jamie Arthur 12:20 pm

How to Check Ubuntu Version Using Command Line

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In this guide, we will show you how you can easily check which version of Ubuntu you have on your system. There are 2 main ways you can achieve this Using the Terminal Using the GUI So let's dive in [...]

Jamie Arthur 6:40 am

How to Transfer Files on Remote Servers Using SFTP Commands in Linux

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SFTP is a protocol that offers a secure and private channel for transfer of files between systems using encryption. A misconception exists about the acronym SFTP, with some thinking it stands for Secure File Transfer Protocol. It stands for SSH [...]

Jamie Arthur 1:03 am