Month: January 2018

15 Places To Buy A Laptop With Linux Preloaded

I want a Linux system without having to pay a Microsoft tax. The hardest part of using Linux is to find out the correct hardware. Hardware compatibility and drivers can be a big issue. But where one can find Linux desktops or Laptop for sale? Here are fifteen places to buy a preinstalled Linux Desktop […]

Book Review: PAM Mastery

Book Review: PAM Mastery

Linux, FreeBSD, and Unix-like systems are multi-user and need some way of authenticating individual users. Back in the old days, this was done in different ways. You need to change each Unix application to use different authentication scheme. Also, authentication schemes differed between a variant of Unix systems. Porting was a nightmare. For example to […]

How do I learn coding in a single night?

How do I learn coding in a single night?

Here is another funny image: How do I learn coding in a single night? What do you think? You may like these articles: Get your free OneDrive into cloud storage services How to install Composer on Debian / Ubuntu Linux Install OwnCloud 8 with Nginx and MariaDB on CentOS 7 How to Speed up Odoo […]

Truth. Hence nixCraft tutorial are much better 😉 You may like these articles: Top 8 Tools To Search Memory Under Linux / Unix [ Forensics Analysis ] Linux Tutorial: Install Ansible Configuration Management And IT Automation Tool 8 Tips to Solve Linux & Unix Systems Hard Disk Problems: Like Disk Full Or Can’t Write to […]

How To Use Vagrant To Create Small Virtual Test Lab on a Linux / OS X / MS-Windows

Vagrant is a multi-platform command line tool for creating lightweight, reproducible and portable virtual environments. Vagrant acts as a glue layer between different virtualization solutions (Software, hardware PaaS and IaaS) and different configuration management utilities (Puppet, Chef, etc’). Vagrant was started back at 2010 by Mitchell Hashimoto as a side project and later became one […]

Linux security alert: Bug in sudo’s get_process_ttyname() [ CVE-2017-1000367 ]

There is a serious vulnerability in sudo command that grants root access to anyone with a shell account. It works on SELinux enabled systems such as CentOS/RHEL and others too. A local user with privileges to execute commands via sudo could use this flaw to escalate their privileges to root. Patch your system as soon […]

Rollback an apt-get upgrade if something goes wrong on Debian / Ubuntu Linux

Rolling back to the previous version may solve the problem or free the disk space. Both CentOS/RHEL support rollback feature, but I learned hard way both Debian and Ubuntu does not support rollback feature yet. Know the problem before choosing the solution I remotely administer a Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS server in one of those dirt […]