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Novice Linux / Unix System Administrator Tutorials

These tutorials assumes that you have basic understanding of Unix like operating systems and you are familiar with – Unix/Linux and its commands at the user level, know how to edit files, familiar with the Bourne shell/Bash/Ksh shell, know how to perform standard file processing tasks (such as find/move/copy/delete/) and so on. ( rss feed )

The OpenSSH project released an ssh client bug info that can leak private keys to malicious servers. A man-in-the-middle kind of attack identified and fixed in OpenSSH are dubbed CVE-2016-0777 and CVE-2016-0778. How do I fix OpenSSH's client vulnerability on a Linux or Unix-like operating system?
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How to find out when Debian or Ubuntu package installed or updated

How do I find and list installed Debian or Ubuntu Linux packages date? How can I see when packages got updated on my systems?
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How to undefine and unset a bash environment variable on Linux or Unix

I have set the shell variable. I no longer need the variable. How do I undefine or unset a variable in bash on a Linux or Unix-like desktop system?
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How to list all iptables rules with line numbers on Linux

I recently added NAT rules on my RHEL 6.x system. How do I see the rules including line numbers that I just added in Linux?
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How to check boot path (partition) in Linux

How do I identify the boot device or boot path in Linux operating system?
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FreeBSD find CPU (processor) temperature command

I'm a new FreeBSD unix user. How do I get the temperature of an Intel or AMD processor (CPU) in FreeBSD using command line option?
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How to change system’s hostname on HP-UX Unix system

I'm a new HP-UX system user. How do I set the system hostname using shell prompt on a HP-UX?
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