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Apache and Linux make the task simple

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Russell C. Pavlicek Issue #55, November 1998 Apache and Linux make the task simple. On a recent project, I was busily working on my Linux workstation while a nearby coworker was attempting to install a well-known web server on a popular operating system. As the day wore on, his frustration grew. By the end of the day, he had most ...

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Programming with the XForms Library part 3

Thor Sigvaldason Issue #41, September 1997 Part 3 shows us the means to give our game simulator a more professional appearance and to add a few goodies. In the first two articles of this series, we learned how to install XForms and began building an application (a game theory simulator). In this final article, we spruce up our program and ...

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Linux Directories Explanation Part- 2

/run This is differently and distros use it in slightly different way. It’s a tempFS file system which means it runs in RAM. In other words, everything is gone when system is rebooted or shut down, it’s used for processes that start early in the boot procedure to store runtime information that they use to function. /snap This is a ...

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Linux Firewall

IPTABLES: The Default Linux Firewall What is iptables? iptables is the userspace command line program used to configure the Linux 2.4.x and later packet filtering ruleset. It is targeted towards system administrators. Since Network Address Translation is also configured from the packet filter ruleset, iptables is used for this, too. The iptables package also includes ip6tables. ip6tables is used for ...

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KDE Participating in Google Summer of Code 2019, MariaDB Releasing New Open-Source MariaDB Enterprise Server, CentOS Celebrates 15th Birthday, Cmd Is a New Security Tool for Linux and Red Hat Announces Red Hat Certified Architect Program in Telco Cloud

KDE announces it’s been selected to participate in the Google Summer of Code for the 14th year. See the KDE Community Wiki for ideas and instructions for students interested in working with KDE for GSoC 2019. MariaDB announced it is releasing a new version of its MySQL-compatible database management system called MariaDB Enterprise Server 10.4. ZDNet reports that “This new business server comes with more powerful and fine-grained ...

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A Tribute To Raj Mathur: A Brilliant Hacker And FOSS Contributor

Thursday, December 13, 2012:  People active on Linux User Groups in India do not need an introduction to who Raj Mathur was. Raj Mathur, the guy known for his brutal honesty and principles, is no more with us. He died on 12.12.12 but will always be remembered as a lively and a humorous personality in the hearts of many open ...

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An A-Z Index of the Bash command line for Linux

a alias Create an alias apropos Search Help manual pages (man -k) apt-get Search for and install software packages (Debian/Ubuntu) aptitude Search for and install software packages (Debian/Ubuntu) aspell Spell Checker awk Find and Replace text, database sort/validate/index b basename Strip directory and suffix from filenames bash GNU Bourne-Again SHell bc Arbitrary precision calculator language bg Send to background break ...

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Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6 Installation Guide with Screenshots

This is the article which will guide you step-by-step installation of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (Santiago) with screenshots. Current stable version is 6.3 (mirror update 3). Red Hat Enterprise Linux is one of the best and stable Linux Operating systems. RHEL 6 Installation Guide   Red Hat Enterprise Linux is a Linux-based operating system developed by Red Hat and ...

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Types of Linux System


 Linux Linux is PC-UNIX in which the kernel was created for PC/AT compatibles by Linus Torvalds of Finland. The name is derived from the kernel’s creator.  Distribution Although Linux is originally the kernel created by Linus, it does not function as an OS generally available with only the kernel. To function as an OS, various software applications must be combined ...

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Argument on Linux is ‘Kernel‘ not an ‘OS‘

Later on when different Linux distros like Arc Linux, Ubuntu, Debian and Fedora started to come into existence with better GUI (Graphical User Interface) and system softwares, which were basically customized versions of the Linux, users started to say that Linux is a Kernel not an operating system. Which has been now proved to be true : For those who are ...

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