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How to patch update Suse Enterprise Linux server command

How to patch update Suse Enterprise Linux server command

How do I patch and update Suse Enterprise Linux server from the command line option over ssh based session?

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How to find serial number of Lenovo laptop from Linux

How to find serial number of Lenovo laptop from Linux

I need to list serial number of Lenovo laptop to check warranty. How do I find a serial number of Lenovo laptop from Linux command line without rebooting and opening BIOS option?

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How to find ip address of Linux KVM guest virtual machine

How to find ip address of Linux KVM guest virtual machine

How do I find out an IP address of Linux KVM guest from Linux host itself? I wanted to ssh into KVM guest VM. How can I find the IP address of a KVM Virtual Machine Guest on a CentOS Linux 7.x server?

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Download Ubuntu Linux 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) CD/DVD

Download Ubuntu Linux 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) CD/DVD

Ubuntu Linux version 18.04 LTS (codenamed “Bionic Beaver”) has been released and available for download. Ubuntu Linux is a community-based Linux distribution, and you can download Ubuntu Linux 18.04 LTS version today. The latest release of Ubuntu brings the best open source technologies together on one platform, with the benefit of free updates for five years. This newest release of Ubuntu Server and desktop heavily focused on supporting cloud computing, IoT, AI, machine learning, 64-bit ARM-based server, and more.

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How to redirect Nginx non-www to www domain over SSL

How to redirect Nginx non-www to www domain over SSL

I am getting an error that reads, “Your connection is not secure” when trying to redirect https://theos.in/ to https://www.theos.in/ domain using HTTP 301. How do I redirect Nginx non-www to www domain over SSL?

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How to patch Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities on FreeBSD

How to patch Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities on FreeBSD

All supported versions of FreeBSD affected by Meltdown (CVE-2017-5754), Spectre variant 1 (CVE-2017-5753), and Spectre variant 2 (CVE-2017-5715). How do I patch Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities on FreeBSD (speculative execution vulnerabilities) server powered by 64 bit Intel CPU?

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RHEL 7.5 released and here is how to upgrade 7.4 to 7.5

RHEL 7.5 released and here is how to upgrade 7.4 to 7.5

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7.5 released. This version includes updates and various improvements such as GNOME rebased to version 3.26, LibreOffice rebased to version 5.3, Support for libva (VA-API) added, GStreamer now supports mp3 and more. RHEL is one of the leading enterprise Linux distribution for both bare metal and cloud platform. It targeted toward the commercial users. RHEL works with x86-64, IBM System z, and other platforms.

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OpenBSD 6.3 released ( Download of the day )

OpenBSD 6.3 released ( Download of the day )

OpenBSD version 6.3 has been released. OpenBSD is demonstrating to be an excellent server operating system. Security is more critical now than ever before. OpenBSD leads the pack when it comes to security features. OpenBSD provides a very robust and trustworthy system that comes with the cutting-edge security feature. OpenBSD 6.3 continues to offer the … Continue reading “OpenBSD 6.3 released ( Download of the day )”

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Book review: Ed Mastery

Book review: Ed Mastery

Book review: Ed Masteryed is a powerful line text editor for the Linux and Unix-like systems. It was one of the first standard Unix text editor developed in 1969 by Ken Thompson. Much older and legacy Unix like system only shipped with ed for the rescue purpose. There was no vi. So learning ed might be a good idea. A low-level understanding of ed editor helps when one uses a high-level application such as vi or vim. The “Ed Mastery” book teaches you how to use the ed and forgotten art of Unix where the line-oriented paradigm is the only option. The author describe book as, “If you don’t know ed, you’re not a real sysadmin. Forty years after ed’s introduction, author Michael W Lucas has finally unlocked the mysteries of ed for everyone. With Ed Mastery, you too can become a proper Unix sysadmin.”

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Linux/Unix desktop fun: sl – a mirror version of ls

Linux/Unix desktop fun: sl – a mirror version of ls

One of the most common mistakes is typing sl instead of ls command. I set up an alias, i.e., alias sl=ls; but then you may miss out the steam train with a whistle. sl is a joke software or classic UNIX game. It is a steam locomotive runs across your screen if you type “sl” … Continue reading “Linux/Unix desktop fun: sl – a mirror version of ls”

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