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How to install KVM on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Headless Server

How to install KVM on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Headless Server
Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) is a virtualization module for the Linux kernel that turns it into a hypervisor. How can I install KVM, setup guest operating system as the back-end virtualization technology for non-graphic Ubuntu Linux 14.04 LTS server? You can use KVM to run multiple operating systems such as Windows, *BSD, Linux distro using […]
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Download of the day: Tails Linux 2.0 ISO CD/DVD

Download of the day: Tails Linux 2.0 ISO CD/DVD
Tails (The Amnesic Incognito Live System) version 2.0 has been released. It is a Debian-based security-focused Linux distribution and it is designed to increase privacy and anonymity online. This release fixes many security issues and users should upgrade as soon as possible. Download tails 2.0
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Debian Linux 8.3 “jessie” released and here is how to upgrade it from 8.2 to 8.3

Debian Linux 8.3 “jessie” released and here is how to upgrade it from 8.2 to 8.3
Debian 8.3 DesktopThe Debian GNU/Linux project has released an updated version of its stable distribution Debian 8 (“jessie”). You must update to get corrections for security problem as this version made a few adjustments for the serious issue found in Debian 8.2.
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Heads up: Google to drop support for all Chrome on 32-bit Linux distributions

Heads up: Google to drop support for all Chrome on 32-bit Linux distributions
Chromium engineer Dirk Pranke says Chrome is about to drop support for all 32-bit Linux distros soon. The open source version of Chrome (Chromium) is not affected. I use Google Chrome on the 32bit netbook for Netflix, and I need to either switch to Firefox or upgrade the netbook.
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How To Patch and Protect Linux Kernel Zero Day Vulnerability CVE-2016-0728 [ 19/Jan/2016 ]

How To Patch and Protect Linux Kernel Zero Day Vulnerability CVE-2016-0728 [ 19/Jan/2016 ]

A very serious security problem has been found in the Linux kernel. A 0-day local privilege escalation vulnerability has existed since 2012. This bug affects millions of Android or Linux applications to escalate privileges. Any server or desktop (32 or 64 bit) with Linux Kernel version 3.8+ is vulnerable. How do I fix this problem?
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How to block an IP address with ufw on Ubuntu Linux server

How to block an IP address with ufw on Ubuntu Linux server

I am using UFW to manage firewall on my Ubuntu Linux 12.04/14.04 LTS server. I need to block a specific IP address from accessing my server. How do I block an IP address using ufw?
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Rollback an apt-get upgrade if something goes wrong on Debian / Ubuntu Linux

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.


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