System Administration & Configuration

How to modify an rpm package using...

Introduction Rpm is one of the most advanced Gnu/Linux package manager. Created by Red Hat, it is used in many distributions, as for example Fedora and derivatives like Rhel and CentOS. Packages to be installed with this package manager have the .rpm extension and are basically archives which contain the files provided by a library or an application plus information needed for the package to be installed and run...
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Programming & Scripting

Check Python Version

Objective The following artcile will provide you with the information on how to check Python version on your operating system. Difficulty EASY Conventions
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Ubuntu

How to Install The Latest AMD Radeon...

Objective Install the latest AMD graphics drivers on Ubuntu Distributions Ubuntu 18.04 Requirements A working install of Ubuntu 18.04 with root privileges Difficulty Easy Conventions # - requires given linux commands to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of sudo command $ - requires given linux commands to be executed as a regular non-privileged user Introduction If you're...
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CentOS

Configure RNDC Key for Bind DNS...

Objective In order to administer DNS server (bind) from a command line, the RNDC utility needs to be correctly configured to avoid error message such as " rndc connect failed 127.0.0.1 connection refused ". The objective is to configure RNDC for Bind DNS server on CentOS 7 Linux. Operating System and Software Versions Operating System: - CentOS Linux release 7.4.1708 (Core) Linux Software: - Bind 9 Requirements...
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Debian

Amp Up Your Multimedia Experience On...

Introduction Debian is the universal operating system, but sometimes, it doesn't feel all that universal out of the box. For people looking for a top-notch multimedia experience, Debian might not seem like the best choice because of its free software policies, but it can actually be made into a multimedia powerhouse. Debian Stretch, when combined with one super powered multimedia repository, is an awesome option...
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Fedora

How to use Flatpak to manage...

Introduction With the use of modern Gnu/Linux distributions package managers, package dependencies are no more a problem per-se, but usually each distribution ships with a certain version of a program, and we want to install a new version we have to compile it, or rely on third party repositories. The same thing happens if the repositories of our favorite distribution doesn't contain a certain application we need....
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Redhat

How to install Chromium Web Browser...

Objective The objective is to install latest Chromium Web Browser on RHEL7 Linux. Operating System and Software Versions Operating System: - Redhat Enterprise Linux 7.3 Software: - Chromium Version 58.0.3029.110 Fedora Project (64-bit) Requirements Privileged access to your system will be required. Difficulty EASY Conventions # - requires given linux commands to be executed with root privileges either directly as a...
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