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Tutorials, howtos, Q & A about most popular Linux distribution – Ubuntu Linux. Topic includes Ubuntu server security, installation, firewall, web-server, mail-server, proxy server and special focus on desktop users. ( rss feed ).

HowTo: Ubuntu Linux Kernel Version Command

I am a new Ubuntu Linux user and purchased a laptop from Dell with per-installed Ubuntu operating systems. How do I find the Linux kernel version and Ubuntu release version using the terminal application?
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Debian / Ubuntu Linux: Setup NFSv4 File Server

How do I install and configure NFS version 4 server under Debian or Ubuntu Linux server operating systems using host-based authentication?
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Ubuntu Linux Release an IP Address ( DHCP IP )

How can I release an IP in Ubuntu Linux using command line options?
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Ubuntu Linux: Show Gnome Version

How do I see my gnome desktop version using command line options?
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Ubuntu Linux: Add a User To Group www-data ( Apache Group )

How do I a user to the Apache group called www-data under Ubuntu or Debian Linux server operating systems?
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Ubuntu Linux Stop a Process

How do I stop a process under Ubuntu Linux using command line and GUI tools?
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Ubuntu: Mount The Drive From Command Line

I'm new to Ubuntu Linux. How do I mount the hard disk drive from command line?
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grep Command Tutorial For Ubuntu / Debian Linux

I recently switched from MS-Windows XP to Ubuntu Linux. How do I use the grep command on Ubuntu or Debian Linux? Can you give us some practical examples?
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Debian / Ubuntu Linux Disable / Remove All NFS Services

NFS was not designed with security in mind, and has a number of weaknesses, both in terms of the protocol itself and because any NFS installation must expose several daemons, running on both servers and clients, to network attack. I use my Debian / Ubuntu Linux based server only to server web pages and nothing else. How do I disable NFS services under Debian or Ubuntu Linux?
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Ubuntu Check RAM Memory Chip Speed and Specification From Within a Linux System

I want to add more RAM to my server running Ubuntu Linux. How do I find out my current RAM chip information such as its speed, type and manufacturer name within a Linux system without opening the case?
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