Linux

It’s a common scenario – you’re working on your Ubuntu system and suddenly realize you’ve forgotten the root password, which can be a frustrating experience, as the root account is essential for performing critical administrative tasks. However, don’t worry, in this article, you will learn how to reset the forgotten root password on Ubuntu 24.04,
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zzUpdate is a free, open-source, simple, fully configurable, and easy-to-use command line utility to upgrade an Ubuntu system via an apt package management system. It is a complete config file-driven shell script that allows you to upgrade your Ubuntu desktop or server hands-off and unwatched for almost the entire process. It will upgrade your Ubuntu system to the
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Apache Pinot is a real-time distributed OLAP datastore designed to answer OLAP queries with low latency. It is often used in conjunction with Apache Kafka for real-time data ingestion and analysis. This guide will walk you through the steps required to install Apache Pinot on a Linux system. We’ll cover prerequisites, downloading and extracting the
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LZ4 is an extremely fast lossless compression algorithm that aims to provide very high speeds of compression and decompression (compression speeds of over 500 MB/s per CPU core) with reasonable compression ratios. This makes it an excellent choice for applications that require high-speed compression, such as data transmission, real-time processing, network transmission, kernel decompression, and
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Chromium is an open-source web browser project started by Google, and it’s the base for the popular Chrome browser. While Chrome includes proprietary features, Chromium is completely open-source, making it a preferred choice for many Linux users. If you’re using Ubuntu 24.04, this guide will help you install Chromium on your system. Method 1: Install
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TeamViewer is a cross-platform, proprietary application that allows a user to remotely gain access to another user’s desktop, share the desktop, and even allow file transfer between computers over an internet connection. TeamViewer is a popular application among helpdesk support staff and comes in handy when helping out remote users who are stuck and cannot
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Encrypting your Ubuntu 24.04 installation provides an added layer of security by scrambling data on your disk, making it unreadable without the decryption key. This guide will walk you through encrypting the boot, swap, and root partitions during the installation of Ubuntu 24.04. Pre-installation Considerations Before starting the installation process, ensure you have: 2 GHz
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IPFire is an open-source Linux distribution that works as a firewall, VPN gateway, proxy server, DHCP server, time server, caching name server, Wake-on-LAN, DDNS, OpenVPN, monitoring tool, etc. IPFire is released under a GPL license and is designed to be used for free. The developers prioritized security when building IPFire. Since IPFire connects directly to
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vTiger CRM is the most popular open-source and free customer relationship management (CRM) software that helps businesses manage their sales, support, marketing, and inventory processes. This comprehensive guide will walk you through the step-by-step process of installing vTiger CRM on Ubuntu 22.04, offering you a strong platform to gather customer data in one place, automate
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The GNU C Library (glibc) is a fundamental component of the Linux operating system, providing essential functionality for various applications. In some cases, you may need to install multiple versions of glibc to support different applications or to ensure compatibility with older software. This guide will show you how to install and manage multiple glibc
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Mozilla Firefox 127, the latest version of the popular open-source web browser, is now available for download. This release brings several significant improvements and new features to enhance user experience and security. In this article, we will explore the key changes in Firefox 127 and provide a step-by-step guide on installing it on Linux systems.
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The sudo command in Linux stands for “superuser do“, which allows an approved user to run a command as the superuser or another user, as specified by the security policy. This is especially useful for performing tasks that require administrative privileges without logging in as the root user. Setting Up sudo User in Linux Before
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ChatGPT is a popular chatbot and virtual assistant developed by OpenAI and has been on the market since November 30, 2022. This chart model allows you to fine-tune and steer a conversation toward the ideal duration, structure, tone, degree of detail, and language. Fortunately, with the continuous advancements in AI, open-source ChartGPT Alternatives have emerged
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In our previous tutorial, we demonstrated step-by-step instructions on how to install Arch Linux. Notably, the installation of Arch takes a complete hands-on approach during installation and you need to configure all components from the command-line from scratch. Indeed it’s a long and tedious procedure. The base installation only provides a CLI (Command Line Interface)
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Snap is a software package management platform created by Canonical for installing and managing package applications on Linux. Unlike traditional package managers, Snap packages (or “snaps“) are self-contained applications that come with all the needed dependencies to reduce package conflicts across all Linux distributions. This article will go through the steps to install a specific
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Avahi-daemon is a service running on Linux systems that provides network service discovery using mDNS (Multicast DNS) and DNS-SD (DNS Service Discovery). It helps devices and applications find each other on a local network without needing to configure the DNS server manually. This service is particularly useful for home networks or small office environments where
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Creating an ISO file from a directory in Linux is a useful task for various purposes, such as distributing software, creating bootable media, or backing up data. ISO files are a standard format for storing and distributing data, and they can be easily created using the command line in Linux. In this article, we will
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