Category: Techno Babble

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Learn Ethical Hacking Using Kali Linux From A to Z Course

As the internet continues to advance, as does cyber crimes. Today, criminals (a.k.a malicious hackers) no longer need to leave their homes to commit crimes, they can do so easily with a computer and...

Exodus – Safely Copy Linux Binaries From One Linux System to Another

Exodus is a simple yet useful program for easily and securely copying Linux ELF binaries from one system to another. For example, if you have htop (Linux Process Monitoring Tool) installed on your desktop...

How to Setup iSCSI Server (Target) and Client (Initiator) on Debian 9

In the data center world, large capacity Storage Area Networks (SAN) have become the minimum standard. As cloud providers and virtualization also continue to make massive impacts in the technology world, the need for...

How to Install Particular Package Version in CentOS and Ubuntu

Usually, when you install a package in CentOS and Ubuntu, the package management software selects the latest package version from the repository, by default. However, sometimes, for one reason or the other, you may...

How to Enable and Disable Root Login in Ubuntu

By default Ubuntu does not set up a root password during installation and therefore you don’t get the facility to log in as root. However, this does not mean that the root account doesn’t...

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8 Best Tools to Access Remote Linux Desktop

Accessing a remote desktop computer is made possible by the remote desktop protocol (RDP), a proprietary protocol developed by Microsoft. It gives a user a graphical interface to connect to another/remote computer over a...

How to Install NetBeans IDE 8.2 in Debian, Ubuntu and Linux Mint

The NetBeans is an open source and award-winning IDE (integrated development environment) application for Windows, Linux, Solaris and Mac. The NetBeans IDE provides a much powerful Java application framework platform that allows programmers to...

How to Install NetBeans IDE in CentOS, RHEL and Fedora

In this article, we will cover the installation process of the latest version of NetBeans IDE 8.2 in CentOS, Red Hat and Fedora based Linux distributions. NetBeans IDE (Integrated Development Environment) is a free...

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A full stack developer is a programmer who is familiar with each layer of software development, thus can develop both the front-end and back-end sections of an application. A full stack developer understands the...

iftop – A Real Time Linux Network Bandwidth Monitoring Tool

In our earlier article, we have reviewed the usage of TOP Command and it’s parameters. In this article we have came up with another excellent program called Interface TOP (IFTOP) is a real time...

Mytop – A Useful Tool for Monitoring MySQL/MariaDB Performance in Linux

Mytop is an open source and free monitoring program for MySQL and MariaDB databases was written by Jeremy Zawodny using Perl language. It is much similar in look and feel of the most famous...

How to Install Eclipse Oxygen IDE in Debian and Ubuntu

Eclipse is a free integrated development environment IDE which is used by programmers around to write software mostly in Java but also in other major programming languages via Eclipse plugins. The latest release of...

How to Install Eclipse Oxygen IDE in CentOS, RHEL and Fedora

In this tutorial we’ll cover the installation process of the latest edition of Eclipse Oxygen IDE in CentOS, Red Hat and Fedora based Linux distributions. Eclipse is a free integrated development environment IDE used...

How to Force User to Change Password at Next Login in Linux

In our last article, we’ve explained you how to change user password expiry information in Linux, where we looked at different examples of the chage command. In this article, we will elaborate on how...

How to Manage User Password Expiration and Aging in Linux

System administration involves numerous tasks including managing users/groups and under user management, some of the minor tasks involved are adding, modifying, suspending, or deactivating user accounts, and many more. This article will explain one...

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Python is a popular programming language for general-purpose programming. With The Pay What You Want: Absolute Python Bundle, you will learn to program in Python, a powerful language used by sites such as YouTube...

How to Install Java 9 in Debian and Ubuntu Systems

This tutorial will guide you on how to install Java 9 Standard Edition Development Kit (JDK) in Debian and Ubuntu based Linux distributions using PPA and from sources. Installing Java 9 Using PPA To...

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Install Java 9 JDK/JRE on RHEL/CentOS 7/6 and Fedora 27-20

Most of the Linux operating systems comes with pre-installed OpenJDK package to run java-based applications and plugins. Now, you’re thinking if Java already ships with OS, why we need to install it again?. Yes!...

How to Copy File Permissions and Ownership to Another File in Linux

Assuming you have two files or you have just created a new file and want it to have the same permissions and ownership of an older file. In this article, we will show you...

Cryptmount – A Utility to Create Encrypted Filesystems in Linux

Cryptmount is a powerful utility which allows any user to access encrypted filesystems on-demand under GNU/Linux systems without requiring root privileges. It requires Linux 2.6 or higher. It handles both encrypted partitions as well...