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How to determine Linux guest VM virtualization technology

I have a cloud-based virtual machine running Ubuntu and CentOS Linux server. It may or may not be virtualized. How do I determine what kind of virtualization technology (VMWARE/ KVM/ XEN/ VirtualBox/ Container/ lxc/Hyper-V etc.) a Linux guest system running on? How do I find out the virtualization type of a CentOS 7 Linux VPS?
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Linux Iptables Delete postrouting Rule Command

I am a new Linux server sysadmin. I need to delete POSTROUTING rule. How do I delete postrouting rule on Linux server?
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10 Ubuntu / Debian Linux apt Command Examples


I am a new Linux system admin user. How do I use apt command line utility for the package management on Ubuntu Linux LTS and Debian Linux server? How can I use the apt command for the package management?
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How to gzip and keep original file on Unix or Linux command line

I would like to compress a log file using gzip Unix command line utility, and I would also like to keep the original file. However, when I use the gzip my-app.log command, results in modifying my log file and renaming it my-app.log.gz. How do I force the gzip command to keep original file while maintaining the original file on Linux or Unix-like system?
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Unix / Linux: Remove duplicate lines from a text file using awk or perl

I have a text file with exact duplicates of lines. I need to remove all those duplicates lines and preserves the order too on Linux or Unix-like system. How do I delete duplicate lines from a text file?
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Linux: lxc forcefully stop and kill container

I want to stop the application running inside a container. I issued lxc-stop -n myapp but the command is not returning to the shell prompt, and my lxc container entered in hang state. How do I kill my container running on Ubuntu Linux host?
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How to check Debian/Ubuntu Linux package version using apt-get/aptitude command

I am a new Debian / Ubuntu Linux sysadmin. I would like to find out what version I would install if I ran the apt-get command. How do I find out which versions of a package can I install using apt-cache/apt-get command? How do you check package version using apt-get/aptitude on Debian or Ubuntu Linux server?
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