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RHEL 8 update installed packages for security

I would like to update installed packages for security on RHEL 8.x (Red Hat Enterprise Linux) server. How can I update my RHEL 8.x system using yum command?Keeping your system, kernel, and the installed application is an essential sysadmin task. An updated RHEL 8 system means fewer securit...

Linux Kernel 5.3 released and here is how to install it

Linux kernel version 5.3 released. This version includes many improvements including support for AMD Navi GPU, support for new IPv4 addresses in the 0.0.0.0/8 range, the lightweight hypervisor ACRN for embedded IoT devices and much more. Linux Kernel 5.3 releasedThis is release brings many ne...

How to install htop on FreeBSD

I am a new user of FreeBSD operating system. How do I install htop on FreeBSD using the pkg command?htop is nothing but Interactive process viewer for FreeBSD based system. It is just like default top command with an additional set of options and better display on the screen. This page shows how t...

Use oathtool Linux command line for 2 step verification (2FA/TOTP)

I do not wish to use Google Authenticator or Authy app that generates 2 step verification (2FA) codes on my iOS/Android phone. Is there any way I can produce 2FA codes from Linux command line for popular sites such as Gmail, Twitter, Facebook, Amazon and more?The mobile apps generate s...

FreeBSD Applying Security Updates Using pkg/freebsd-update

I am a new FreeBSD developer and user. I have root access to my VM running in AWS cloud. How do I update packages and apply security upgrades on FreeBSD? What is the procedure for applying security updates on FreeBSD?FreeBSD follows the concept of a base system and packages. One can apply securi...

How to install Spotify application on Linux

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How to install Spotify application on Linux

How do I install Spotify application on Linux desktop to stream music?Spotify is a digital music stream service that provides you access to tons of songs. You can stream for free or buy a subscription. Creating a playlist is possible. A subscriber can listen music ad-free. You get better sound qua...

In comics: Linux celebrates 28th birthday

On 26 August 1991, Linus Torvalds announced hobby project that was supposed to better than Minix operating systems. He said I am doing a free operating system. Just a hobby and won’t be big or professional like GNU. Linux turns 28 years old, and we are going to celebrate Linux’s birthday by shar...

Dell announces new Linux XPS 13 developer edition 7390 laptop

Dell recently announced the new XPS 13 developer edition powered by Ubuntu Linux and Intel’s 10th generation Comet Lake CPUs. The new device will soon be available in the US, Canada, and European markets. It is good news for both developers and Linux enthusiast who wants Linux laptop with preloa...

BASH Fix Display and Console Garbage and Gibberish on a Linux / Unix / macOS

Sometimes my R & D result in the weird output on the screen. For example, accidentally I run cat command over binary file – cat /sbin/*. You will be not able to access your bash/ksh/zsh based terminal. It will be full of wired character sequences that can lock down your display. ...

How to install htop on RHEL 8 using yum

I am a new user of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8. How do I install htop on RHEL 8 using the yum command?Introduction – htop is nothing but Interactive process viewer for RHEL (Red Hat Enterprise) 8 Linux . It is just like default top command with an additional set of options and better display on...

Explain: {,} in cp or mv Bash Shell Commands

I often see commands as follows posted on blog or forumscp /etc/httpd/httpd.{,.bakup}ORmv resume{z,}.docWhat is the purpose of {,} in Linux and Unix shell commands?{} is nothing but brace expansion and usually used to generate combinations. From the GNU/bash man page:...
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