Fedora-21

Fedora 21 Desktop Installation Steps with Screenshots

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Fedora is an open source Linux based operating system. As Fedora is free so end users can use it , modify it as per their requirements and distribute it. Fedora Operating system is available for Desktops, Servers and cloud. Fedora project is supported by RedHat. Most of the new softwares and technologies are developed and […]

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Linux ‘ls’ command examples for beginners

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The ls (list) command displays a list of files and directories. It supports several options some of them are listed in the below table along with a short description of each. In this post we will discuss 14 different examples of ls command which can be useful for beginners. Syntax of ls command : # […]

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Install KVM (Kernel Based Virtual Machine) On Ubuntu Server 14.04 / 14.10

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KVM stands for Kernel Based Virtual Machine, it is a Kernel based virtualization software available in Linux like operating system. KVM is used to create and manage virtual machines and it works only if the CPU has a support of hardware Virtualization. Use the below command to check whether your system’s CPU support hardware virtualization. […]

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Working with Standard Input, Output & Error in Linux

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Every process in Linux is provided with three open files( usually called file descriptor). These files are the standard input, output and error files. By default : Standard Input is the keyboard, abstracted as a file to make it easier to write shell scripts. Standard Output is the shell window or the terminal from which […]

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Install & use Dropbox (cloud storage) in Ubuntu 14.04 / 14.10

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Overview : Dropbox is a container or cloud storage where end users can keep their files, important docs and personal stuff. Dropbox is developed & started by Dropbox, Inc. Dropbox offer 2GB free space to dropbox basic accounts , you can refer dropbox to your friends and by doing so you can increase this space […]

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How to install Docker on CentOS 7

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Docker is an open-source tool that makes creating & managing Linux containers(LXC) easy. Containers are like lightweight VMs which can be started & stopped in milliseconds. Dockers help the system admin & coders to develop their application in a container and can further scale up to 1000 of nodes. The main difference between container and […]

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Smartctl – Monitoring & Analysis tool for Hard drive

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Smartctl (Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology) is a command line utility or a tool in UNIX like operating system that perform SMART tasks such as printing the SMART self-test and error logs, enabling and disabling SMART automatic testing, and initiating device self-tests. Smartctl is useful on physical Linux servers where smart disks can be checked […]

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Install VirtualBox in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS & 14.10

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VirtualBox (Oracle VM VirtualBox) is a virtualization software for x86 & AMD64 / Intel based system from Oracle. Virtualbox allows us to run multiple operating system at the same time . We can say VirtualBox is very powerful and cross-platform virtualization software. In this Post we will discuss how to install Virtualbox in Ubuntu 14.04 […]

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Enable EPEL repository in CentOS & RHEL

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EPEL stands for ‘Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux‘ , as the name suggest epel provides additional rpm packages for RHEL , CentOS , Scientific Linux (SL) & Oracle Enterprise Linux (OLE) . EPEL is created and maintained by Fedora community and EPEL packages are 100% free/libre open source software (FLOSS). In this post we will […]