Linux and AI - future of automation

The Future of Linux Jobs in the Age of Automation

The world of technology is constantly evolving, and the field of Linux is no exception. With the rapid advancement of automation, artificial intelligence, and machine learning, Linux professionals are facing new challenges and opportunities in their careers. In this article, we will take a closer look at the impact of automation on Linux jobs and explore the future of Linux careers in the age of automation. We will examine the current trends, the evolution of Linux skills, and the new and emerging Linux job roles.

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How to set default programs using the Debian alternatives system

How to set default programs using update-alternatives on Debian-based distributions

More often than not, on our Linux system, we can find two or more applications of the same type installed: it is typically the case of text editors, but we can also have multiple web browsers, for example. Setting the default application used to perform a specific task system-wide, however, can sometimes be problematic. To solve this problem, on Debian and Debian-based Linux distributions, we can use the alternatives system and the “update-alternatives” tool.

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How to fix: user is not in the sudoers file error

How to fix: user not in sudoers file error

The purpose of this tutorial is to show how to fix the RHEL7 User Not In Sudoers File Error on all major Linux distributions. When trying to execute Linux commands with root privileges via the sudo command, you will receive an error message if the current user is not in the sudoers file. This is a security feature on Linux systems to stop ordinary users from esclating their commands to administrator privileges.

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How to show/check for open ports on Ubuntu Linux

How to show/check for open ports on Ubuntu Linux

Checking for open ports on Ubuntu Linux is an essential part of security administration. Some Linux software works by listening for incoming connections. A simple example would be a web server, which handles user requests whenever someone navigates to a website. As a Linux administrator or user, it’s important to always know which ports of your system are open to the internet. Otherwise, you could be unaware of outside connections being made to your computer, which consumes bandwidth and resources, along with being a potential security hole.

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Ubuntu 22.04 on WSL (Windows Subsystem for Linux)

Ubuntu 22.04 on WSL (Windows Subsystem for Linux)

If you are a Windows user and do not want to take the full plunge into Linux, Windows Subsystem for Linux can be a fair compromise to at least give you some Linux capabilities on your Windows sytem. Ubuntu 22.04 is a great operating system to install on WSL, and definitely the most popular of the Linux distributions currently offered. Both Windows 10 and Windows 11 systems are capable of installing Ubuntu 22.04 through WSL.

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How to enable/disable wayland on Ubuntu 22.04 Desktop

How to enable/disable wayland on Ubuntu 22.04 Desktop

Wayland is a communication protocol that specifies the communication between a display server and its clients, and we can choose whether to enable/disable Wayland on Ubuntu. By default the Ubuntu 22.04 Jammy Jellyfish desktop already uses Wayland but it’s also possible to load to Xorg display server instead. In this tutorial, you will see how to disable and enable Wayland in Ubuntu 22.04 Jammy Jellyfish.

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How to install, uninstall and update Firefox on Ubuntu

How to install, uninstall and update Firefox on Ubuntu

Every Ubuntu user that uses a graphical interface will have to interact with Mozilla Firefox in some capacity, since it’s the default internet browser on Ubuntu. Even if you just want to uninstall it and use a different browser, you’ll at least be dealing with it for a short time. In this guide, we’ll show you how you can install, update, and uninstall Firefox on Ubuntu Linux.

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