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System Administration & Configuration

How to Manipulate HTTP With cURL

Objective Learn how to use cURL to make HTTP requests to interact with online content. Distributions All GNU/Linux distributions Requirements Just cURL. It's available in every distribution's repository. Difficulty Easy Conventions # - requires root access either via su or sudo . $ - run as your regular user Introduction cURL is a command line multi-tool for interacting with the web. cURL is capable of acting like...
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Programming & Scripting

Python Exception Handling

Introduction Python will let you know when you get your syntax wrong. It'll immediately fail and not allow your program to run. What about when your code has a different type of problem? Those are called exceptions, and they tend to be harder to catch. It's up to you to recognize situations where hey might come up and catch them to prevent your program from crashing altogether. Imagine a scenario where you need...
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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

Generating a Kickstart file on...

Objective The objective of this article is to provide a getting started guide to Kickstart file creation on Redhat Linux. Operating System and Software Versions Operating System: - Redhat 7 Requirements Privileged access to your Redhat Linux system may be required. Difficulty MEDIUM Conventions # - requires given command to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of sudo command $...
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