How to change LibreOffice language

How to change LibreOffice language

The purpose of this tutorial is to show how to change the language in LibreOffice on a Linux system. Setting the language in LibreOffice will not only reflect changes in the menus of the application, but will also allow you to get auto correct recommendations in the target language, but these settings can be configured independently of each other. Follow the steps below to get started.

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Ansible Vault Tutorial

In previous tutorials we discussed Ansible, a great tool we can use for automation and provisioning. We talked about basic Ansible concepts, we saw some of the most used Ansible modules, how to manage variables and how to perform basic loops in playbooks; now it’s time to see how to protect sensitive information which sometimes may be needed to accomplish some tasks. In order to protect sensitive information when using Ansible, we encrypt them with Ansible Vault.

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How to backup gpg keys on paper

Having a reliable backup of our GPG (Gnu Privacy Guard) secret key is not optional: the key represents our identity, and loosing it could potentially be a disaster. Creating a backup of our keys and sub-keys is quite a simple thing to do using gpg, and the resulting files can be easily backed up on one or more devices. Electronic devices such USB drives or hard disks, however, tend to fail, and usually in the most inappropriate times; therefore as an extreme resort, we may want to print our keys to paper.

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Ubuntu black screen solution

Ubuntu black screen solution

Although it is not a common error, some users may encounter a black screen when using Ubuntu Linux. The error is most likely to occur when first logging into Ubuntu, and usually indicates that there is a missing video driver. In this tutorial, we will look at a solution to fix a black screen on Ubuntu.

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Ubuntu autoinstall example

Ubuntu autoinstall example

The ability to automatically install Ubuntu Linux would be useful to system administrators that must deploy the operating system to new physical or virtual machines on a regular basis. Automatic provision of these systems can save hundreds of man hours as well as decrease the likelihood of human error. Automation of installing Ubuntu involves supplying the operating system with the desired hostname, username, and password.

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How to extract a number from a string using Bash example

How to extract a number from a string using Bash example

The purpose of this tutorial is to show how to extract a number from a string using Bash – that is, either in a Bash script or from the Linux command line. It is common to use Bash as a utility to process strings or other textual data, so it is well equipped for the task of separating numbers out of a string. There are numerous ways to achieve this; see some of the examples below to get started.

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Mysql server has gone away - Fix

Mysql server has gone away – Fix

The MySQL server has gone away error can occur when you have an established connection to the MySQL server and for one reason or another, the connection times out or otherwise goes down. In the context of a Linux system, the error can sometimes be seen from the MySQL client. In this tutorial, we will show several solutions for dealing with and troubleshooting the MySQL error.

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The 403 forbidden error message appears when trying to access a file you are not authorized for

Deny Direct File Download With .htaccess

Just because you host something online does not necessarily mean that you want everyone to have access to it. For example, if you are developing or hosting an online project which contains private information sitting on your filesystem available only for authorized access only. In this tutorial, you will see how to deny direct download to a file by using an .htaccess configuration file on an Apache web server in Linux.

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How to force fsck to check filesystem after system reboot on Linux

How to force fsck to check filesystem after system reboot on Linux

Checking the file system for errors is an important part of Linux system administration. It is a good troubleshooting step to perform when encountering bad performance on read and write times, or file system errors. In this tutorial, we will explain a procedure on how to force fsck to perform a file system check on the next system reboot or force file system check for any desired number of system reboots, whether it is the root or a non-root mount point.

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