System Administration & Configuration

VIM - Unable to paste - E353:...

Symptoms The following error message appears after a paste attempt is made using middle mouse button: E353: Nothing in register " This error first appeared with VIM version 8:
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Programming & Scripting

Learn Python Fundamentals

Python is a big deal. It is one of the fastest growing and most in-demand programming languages in the world today. Python is so flexible and versatile that it is used for nearly every job that a programming language can do. Python powers desktop applications, is used for Linux system scripting and automation, acts as a glue language between Linux applications, is a supplemental scripting language in large programs...
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Ubuntu

Connect your Ubuntu Linux machine to...

What you will learn In this article, you will learn how you can use your Ubuntu Linux machine to open a serial console on a cisco device. Requirements Privileged access to your Ubuntu machine A serial cable Conventions # - requires given command to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of sudo command $ - given command to be executed as a regular non-privileged user How to...
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CentOS

How to install or upgrade to PHP 7...

Objective The objective is to install or replace existing PHP 5 with PHP 7 on CentOS 7 Linux server. As you will see, this procedure is fairly simple when using Remi Repository. Requirements Privileged access to your CentOS Linux system either directly as root user or via sudo command is required. Difficulty EASY Conventions # - requires given command to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root...
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Debian

How to install missing ifconfig...

Objective The ifconfig command has been deprecated and thus missing by default on Debian Linux, starting from Debian stretch. # ifconfig -bash: ifconfig: command not found The new and recommended alternative for examining a network configuration on Debian Linux is ip command. For example to use ip command to display a network configuration run the following: # ip address show The above ip command can be abbreviated...
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Fedora

Install Kodi, VLC and multimedia...

Introduction Two of the most popular and highest quality media programs available for Linux are not available through Fedora's default repositories. Of course, these are no other than Kodi and VLC, and they are available on Fedora through RPM Fusion. Kodi, which was previously known as XBMC, has boomed in popularity as of late with both Linux and mainstream audiences. VLC has been a long time favorite for anyone...
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Redhat

Docker installation on RHEL 7 Linux

Objective The objective is to install Docker engine on Redhat 7 Linux using native docker script. Requirements Internet connection as well as a privileged access to your Redhat 7 Linux is required. Difficulty EASY Conventions # - requires given command to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of sudo command $ - given command to be executed as a regular non-privileged user...
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