Debian / Ubuntu Linux HowTos and Guides
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I'm using Debian Linux server with Linux Containers (lxc). How do I disconnect and exit from an lxc-console to a shell prompt without closing ssh session?
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very serious security problem has been found in the virtual floppy drive QEMU's code used by many computer virtualization platforms including Xen, KVM, VirtualBox, and the native QEMU client. It is called VENOM vulnerability. How can I fix VENOM vulnerability and protect my Linux server against the attack? How do I verify that my server has been fixed against the VENOM vulnerability? [click to continue…]
'm dual booting MS-Windows with a Debian / Ubuntu Linux desktop. How can I auto mount a drive containing a MS-Windows NTFS file system on a Linux based systems? [click to continue…]
am a Debian Linux serer user. How do I view the changelog of an installed package and find out if given CVE includes a fix or patch? How do I see a fix or patch already applied to installed package on a Ubuntu or Debian LTS server? [click to continue…]
n 19th March 2015, multiple high and moderate severity level vulnerabilities released in OpenSSL, a Secure Sockets Layer toolkit used in a Linux and Unix-like systems. How can I fix these vulnerabilities on a CentOS/RHEL/Ubuntu and Debian Linux based server for OpenSSL versions 1.0.2a, 1.0.1m, 1.0.0r, and 0.9.8zf.? How do I verify that my Linux server has been fixed against the OpenSSL vulnerability? [click to continue…]
ow can I mount a remote directory with ssh on a Linux bases system? How do I use SSHFS to mount remote file systems over SSH on a Ubuntu or Debian/RHEL/CentOS/Arch Linux system? [click to continue…]
ow can I modify partition labels on a Linux operating systems? How to change disk name on the ext4 file system on a Ubuntu Linux using command line? [click to continue…]
here are certain files in Ubuntu Linux (or Unix-like systems) that only root user access or edit. How can I edit and/or open files that requires admin (root) access on a Ubuntu Linux? [click to continue…]
'm a new Ubuntu 12.04/14.04 server user. How do I install and use memcached on an Ubuntu Linux 14.04 LTS server? How can I my apps written in PHP or Python can use memcached on an Ubuntu LTS server? [click to continue…]
'm a new Ubuntu Linux user. In Linux, Apple OS X or Unix-like systems, how do I reissue or repeat a long command without retying it? [click to continue…]