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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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On 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?
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How 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?
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How 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?
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There 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?
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I'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?
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I'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?
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The GHOST (CVE-2015-0235) is serious network function vulnerability in Glibc. How do I check and test if a my Linux based server is secure using command line options?
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A very serious security problem has been found in the GNU C Library (Glibc) called GHOST. How can I fix GHOST vulnerability and protect my Linux server against the attack? How do I verify that my server has been fixed against the Glibc GHOST vulnerability?
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I'm using CentOS 7 server. I need to run a command when I logout using ssh or bash shell. So in Linux and Unix-like systems, how can I run a command to execute when I log out my session?
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