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How To Find My Public IP Address From Command Line On a Linux

How do I find out my public IP address on the Linux and OS X Unix command line to use with my own bash shell script without using third party web site? Is there command-line option which will show my dynamic IP address on a Ubuntu or Fedora Linux?
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How To: Ubuntu Linux Firewall Open Port Command

How do I open port 80 and 443 on a Ubuntu Linux LTS version 14.04 server?
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Debian 8 and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Install Suhosin PHP Extension To Protect Your Server

Suhosin is an advanced protection system for PHP installations. It was designed to protect servers and users from known and unknown flaws in PHP applications and the PHP core. How can I install suhosin extension on a Debian v8.x or Ubuntu Linux 14.04 LTS server?
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How to update Debian or Ubuntu Linux containers (lxc) VM

I‘m using LXC (Linux Containers) a virtualization system running on a Ubuntu LTS. How can I update all my Ubuntu or Debian Linux based guests containers VM from host operating system?
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How To Setup a LAMP Server on Debian Linux 8 (Jessie)

How can I setup up a LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySql, PHP) stack on Debian Linux version 8 (Jessie) using command line options?
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I setup a web-server. I need to grant a user ssh access but I do not trust users. How can I limit user session to a specific directory such as /home/httpd/$USERNAME? How do I set up a ssh chroort jail on a Linux operating systems?
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Linux exit from lxc-console keyboard shortcut

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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A 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?
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HowTo Debian/Ubuntu Linux Auto Mount Windows NTFS File System [ntfs-3g]

I‘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?
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I 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?
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