Posts Tagged ‘linux news’

Protects Linux machines from accidental shutdowns/reboots with molly-guard

Friday, January 17th, 2020

Protects Linux machines from accidental shutdowns/reboots with molly-guard

Oops! I did it again. I thought I was logged into my home server. Turns out I rebooted the db server. Another my not so favorite is typing ‘shutdown -h 0’ into the wrong terminal. I know a few people who have admitted to doing that here.

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Linux find Windows 10 OEM product key command

Friday, January 17th, 2020

Linux find Windows 10 OEM product key command

I removed and installed Ubuntu Linux 16.04 LTS on my development Lenovo laptop. However, I need to use my Windows 10 pro in KVM VM for running the accounting app. How do I find and print my embedded Windows 10 pro key from a Linux command line option? How can I retrieve Microsoft Windows 8 and 10 OEM product key from BIOS?

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Linux / Unix Rsync Copy Hidden Dot Files and Directories Only

Thursday, January 16th, 2020

Linux / Unix Rsync Copy Hidden Dot Files and Directories Only

How do I use the rsync tool to copy only the hidden files and directory (such as ~/.ssh/, ~/.foo, and so on) from /home/jobs directory to the /mnt/usb directory under Unix like operating system?

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Add a new user account with admin access on Linux

Thursday, January 16th, 2020

Add a new user account with admin access on Linux

How do I add a user account with admin (sudo) access on Ubuntu or CentOS Linux cloud server? How can I add a new user with admin account level access in Linux?

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Alarm clock Set Timeout For A Shell Command

Thursday, January 16th, 2020

Alarm clock Set Timeout For A Shell Command

How can I run a command called foo, and have it timeout/abort after 10 seconds under GNU/Linux running bash shell or script? How do I run the command under an alarm clock?

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Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition 2020 Ubuntu Laptop Announced

Thursday, January 2nd, 2020

Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition 2020 Ubuntu Laptop Announced

Look like Dell listing to customer feedback. Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition is the ultimate Linux laptop for developers and Linux enthusiasts/power users. The Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition 2020 now supports 10th Gen Intel CPU and 32GB ram. This system comes pre-installed with Ubuntu Linux 18.04, but you can install any other distro.

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Helios64 Arm-Based Linux NAS announced

Thursday, January 2nd, 2020

Helios64 Arm-Based Linux NAS announced

Helios64 is an upgraded version Helios4 of ARM-based NAS SBC (Single-board computer) for Linux. This NAS (Network Attached Storage) comes with 5 SATA 3.0 port, M.2 sata slot, LPDDR 4 ram, and hexacore SoC. Let us see some details about the Helios64 Arm-Based Linux NAS SBC, including pricing and hardware specs information.

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Linux rpm List Installed Packages Command

Thursday, January 2nd, 2020

Linux rpm List Installed Packages Command

How do I list all installed packages using rpm command on CentOS/Suse/Fedora/RHEL/Scientific and Red Hat Enterprise Linux? Can you tell me the Linux command to list all rpm’s installed on the server?

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Linux Find Out Maximum RAM Supported By Server / BIOS

Monday, December 30th, 2019

Linux Find Out Maximum RAM Supported By Server / BIOS

How do I find out the maximum RAM supported by the Dell, HP, IBM, Oracle/Sun or Intel/AMD server on a Linux or Unix-like operating systems without rebooting the server or opening the server case (chassis)? How can I find find out maximum RAM supported by the Server BIOS and motherboard in Linux?

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Linux exit from lxc-console keyboard shortcut

Monday, December 23rd, 2019

Linux exit from lxc-console keyboard shortcut

I am using Debian Linux server with Linux Containers (lxc). How do I disconnect and exit from an lxc-console to a shell prompt without closing ssh session?

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