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I installed minimal CentOS Linux 7.x on my laptop. How can I install Gnome desktop GUI on a RHEL (Red Hat) 7 or CentOS Linux 7 system using command line option?
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How can I multiplex SSH sessions by setting up a master session and then having subsequent sessions go through the master to speed up my ssh connection on a Linux or Unix-like operating systems?
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I'm a new RHEL (Red Hat Linux) and/or CentOS Linux 7 server user. How can I change the hostname in CentOS 7 using a command line option?
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I want to block Internet Explorer (MS-IE) browser on a squid proxy server running on a Linux or Unix-like systems. How can I block IE on a squid proxy server version 3.x?
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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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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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