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How to let users securely edit files using sudoedit on Linux

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How to let users securely edit files using sudoedit on Linux
Suppose you are a system administrator in a company where teams mostly work on Linux with limited privileges. Now imagine a situation where members of one of the teams – as part of some new work – need to frequently edit a file that requires superuser privileges. What would you do?

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How to install Arch Linux on VirtualBox

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How to install Arch Linux on VirtualBox
Arch Linux is a Linux-based operating system that is designed for i689 and 86-64 computers. Arch Linux is also popular for having a comprehensive documentation in form of the community wiki known as ArchWiki. This Linux operating system is based on binary packages that are targeted for i832, 64-bit, and 32-bit systems and optimized for the best performance on the modern hardware systems.

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How to perform pattern search in files using Grep

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How to perform pattern search in files using Grep
This article focuses on some advanced features of the grep command like case insensitive search, displaying certain non-matched lines with line containing matched string, print matched strings in grep, and to display the position of a match in grep.

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The Perfect Server CentOS 7.3 with Apache, Postfix, Dovecot, Pure-FTPD, BIND and ISPConfig 3.1

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The Perfect Server CentOS 7.3 with Apache, Postfix, Dovecot, Pure-FTPD, BIND and ISPConfig 3.1
This tutorial shows how to install ISPConfig 3.1 on a CentOS 7.3 (64Bit) server. ISPConfig 3 is a web hosting control panel that allows you to configure the following services through a web browser: Apache web server, Postfix mail server, MySQL, BIND nameserver, PureFTPd, SpamAssassin, ClamAV, Mailman, and many more.

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Introduction to LaTeXila – a multi-language LaTeX editor for Linux

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Introduction to LaTeXila – a multi-language LaTeX editor for Linux
LaTeXila is a multi-language LaTeX editor for Linux users who prefer the GTK+ looks. The software is simple, easy to use, adequately powerful and customizable, so if you’re interested in LaTeX you should give this tool a try. In the following quick guide, I will showcase how to get started with LaTeXila and what its main features are.

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How to access shell or run external commands from within Vim

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How to access shell or run external commands from within Vim
Vim, as you might already know, is a feature-packed and powerful editor. In this tutorial, we will focus on how you can execute external commands as well as access the command line shell from within the editor window.

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How to create your own Linux Distribution with Yocto on Ubuntu

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How to create your own Linux Distribution with Yocto on Ubuntu
In this article, our focus is the creation of a minimal Linux distribution using the Yocto project on the Ubuntu platform. The Yocto project is very famous in the embedded Linux world because of its flexibility and ease of use. The purpose of the Yocto project is to create a Linux distro for manufacturers of embedded hardware and software.

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How to install pandom: a true random number generator for Linux

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How to install pandom: a true random number generator for Linux
This tutorial explains how to install pandom: a timing jitter true random number generator maintained by ncomputers.org. The built-in Linux kernel true random number generator provides low throughput under modern circumstances, as for example: personal computers with solid state drives (SSD) and virtual private servers (VPS). This problem is becoming popular in Linux implementations, because of the continuously increasing need for true random numbers, mainly by diverse cryptographic purposes.

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Understanding the difference between sudo and su

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Understanding the difference between sudo and su
In this article, we will discuss in detail the ‘su’ command as well as how it differs from the ‘sudo’ command. The main work of the su command is to let you switch to some other user during a login session. In other words, the tool lets you assume the identity of some other user without having to logout and then login (as that user).

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