System Administration & Configuration

How to run command in background on...

Running commands or processes in the background on a Linux system becomes a common task if you need to free up your terminal or disconnect from an SSH session. This is especially true of commands that run for a long time, either to listen for events or complete their lengthy task. We have a few options on Linux for running commands in the background. In this guide, we'll cover a few different methods and show you...
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Linux Logical Volume Manager (LVM)...

Logical Volume Manager (LVM) is used on Linux to manage hard drives and other storage devices. As the name implies, it can sort raw storage into logical volumes, making it easy to configure and use. In this guide, you'll learn how LVM works on Linux systems . There's no better way to learn about LVM than simply running through an example, which is exactly what we'll do in the steps below. LVM works the same on any...
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Programming & Scripting

How to append to file on bash shell...

The Bash shell is the most popular shell on Linux systems , and to use the shell efficiently, you need a little knowledge about Bash shell redirections . This is also an essential step in learning Bash scripting . In this guide, we'll show how to append text or command output to a file on the Bash shell command line . This will include several examples so you can pick the right method in any scenario. In this...
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How to work with the Woocommerce...

Wordpress is probably the most used CMS in the world (it is estimated that almost 40% of all websites are built using the platform): it is very easy to install and use, and allows even non-developers to create website in few minutes. Wordpress has a very large plugin ecosystem; one of the most famous is Woocommerce , which allows us to turn a website into an online store in few steps. The plugin makes use of the...
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Multimedia & Games

How to install the NVIDIA drivers on...

In this article we will be perform an installation of the NVIDIA Driver on AlmaLinux. Nvidia driver is needed by your NVIDIA Graphics GPU to function with better performance. To do this we are first going to identify your NVIDIA graphic card, download an appropriate NVIDIA driver , disable the default nouveau driver by modifying the GRUB boot menu and finally install a official NVIDIA driver. To install Nvidia...
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How to rip an audio CD from the...

Nowadays we are surrounded by devices able to read digital audio, and there are many services such as Spotify which allow to stream content legally. However if you like to buy music on physical support (compact disc), you may want to extract the audio tracks so they can be used on your smartphone or favorite device, or just for backup purposes. There are man tools on Linux which can be used to accomplish such task,...
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Ubuntu

How to install the NVIDIA drivers on...

The objective is to install the NVIDIA drivers on Ubuntu 21.04 Hirsute Hippo Linux and switch from a opensource Nouveau driver to the proprietary Nvidia driver. To install Nvidia driver on other Linux distributions, follow our Nvidia Linux Driver guide. In this tutorial you will learn: How to perform an automatic Nvidia driver installation using standard Ubuntu Repository How to perform an Nvidia driver...
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How To Upgrade Ubuntu To 21.04

The new Ubuntu 21.04 is expected to be released on 22 April 2020. However, there is no need to wait until then. If you feel adventurous and impatient you can upgrade to Ubuntu 21.04 today. All you need is to have fully upgraded and updated Ubuntu 21.10 Groovy Gorilla at your disposal. In this How To Upgrade Ubuntu To 21.04 Hirsute Hippo tutorial you will learn: How to fully update and upgrade your current Ubuntu...
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Debian

How to use apt search Linux command

One of the most attractive features of running a Linux system is the instant access to thousands of packages that are able to be installed from the Linux distro's package manager . Installing packages is really easy. That is, as long as you know the name of what you're trying to install. If you don't, then you can always search for installable packages. On distros that use the apt package manager , like Debian ,...
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How to change hostname on Debian Linux

The hostname of a Linux system is important because it's used to identify the device on a network. The hostname is also shown in other prominent places, such as in the terminal prompt. This gives you a constant reminder of which system you're working with. It's a real life saver when you're managing multiple systems through SSH and those command line terminals start to blend together in your mind. Of course, IP...
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Kali Linux

Use JoomScan to scan Joomla for...

When installing a content management system for your website, it's easy to get lazy and assume that it's going to do all the work for you. A CMS like Joomla certainly does make things more convenient, and lets you publish a polished website very quickly, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't take some extra time to secure it. If your website is running Joomla, you can use the JoomScan utility against your site to...
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How to provide user with root...

Many of the hacking tools on Kali Linux require root privileges to execute, not to mention all the ordinary Linux commands that require it. If you're sick of having to preface commands with sudo and typing in the root password often, we have a couple of solutions for you. You can login to the root user in terminal with the sudo -i command, as we explain in our guide on Kali Linux default password . Alternatively,...
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RHEL / CentOS / AlmaLinux

How to setup Samba Server and client...

File servers often need to accommodate a variety of different client systems. Running Samba allows Windows systems to connect and access files, as well as other Linux systems and MacOS. An alternative solution would be to run an FTP/SFTP server , which can also support the connections from many systems. In this guide, we'll go over the instructions to setup a Samba server on AlmaLinux . This is a great way to...
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How to setup FTP/SFTP server and...

FTP and SFTP are great protocols for downloading files from a remote or local server, or uploading files onto the server. FTP will suffice for some situations, but for connections over the internet, SFTP is recommended. In other words, FTP is not secure to use over an internet connection, since your credentials and data are transmitted without encryption. The 'S' in SFTP stands for 'Secure' and tunnels the FTP...
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Fedora

Fedora Linux Download

The Fedora Linux distribution is sponsored and backed by Red Hat. It's available for free and acts as a sort of testing ground for Red Hat's flagship operating system, Red Hat Enterprise Linux. As a result, Fedora contains many of the newest ideas and bleeding edge technology. Things that perform well on Fedora for some time will usually end up making their way into the commercially available RHEL distribution. For...
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How to install the NVIDIA drivers on...

The NVIDIA Driver is a program needed for your NVIDIA Graphics GPU to function with better performance. It communicates between your Linux operating system, in this case Fedora 32, and your hardware, the NVIDIA Graphics GPU. The NVIDIA drivers can be installed by using the bash command after stopping the GUI and disabling the nouveau driver by modifying the GRUB boot menu. To install Nvidia driver on other Linux...
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