System Administration & Configuration

Detecting which system manager is...

Objective There are multiple system managers which can by possibly running on your Linux system. The current most common system managers are SysV (init), Systemd and Upstart. You may find this short guide to be of use to you, if you are unsure which, system manager is running on your Linux system. Requirements Privileged access to your Linux system is required. Difficulty EASY Conventions
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Programming & Scripting

Python Packages and Modules

Introduction Whenever you need some additional functionality in Python, you turn to the import keyword to pull in extras from Python modules. You've used common ones like the math module plenty of times. Now, you will learn how to create your own Python modules and packages to compartmentalize your code. Modules are sort of like classes in that they make your code modular. While classes make code modular within a...
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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 VirtualBox on Debian...

Objective The following article will describe a simple procedure on how to install Virtual box on Debian Linux. Operating System and Software Versions Operating System: - Debian 9 Stretch Software: - VirtualBox 5.1 Requirements Privileged access to your Debian system will be required. Difficulty EASY Conventions # - requires given command to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use...
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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

Configure default KVM virtual...

Objective The default KVM virtual storage location is /var/lib/libvirt/images meaning, that any new virtual machines created via Virtual Machine Manager will be stored within this location. The objective of this guide is to configure another default KVM virtual storage directory location. Operating System and Software Versions Operating System: - Redhat 7.3 Software: - libvirtd (libvirt) 2.0.0 Requirements...
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