Linux

Linux news summer 2021

Linux Kernel Nixes IDE Support In the Latest 5.14 Release Candidate https://www.tomshardware.com/news/linux-kernel-nixes-ide-support-in-the-latest-514-release-candidate Linux founder Linus Torvalds recently posted an update on the Linux Kernel Mailing List announcing the arrival of Linux kernel version 5.14. Perhaps the biggest change is the removal of legacy support for Parallel ATA (PATA), also referred to as ATAm or IDE.

CentOS has been effectively killed

On Tuesday, Red Hat CTO Chris Wright and CentOS Community Manager Rich Bowen each announced a massive change in the future and function of CentOS Linux. Moving forward, there will be no CentOS Linux—instead, there will (only) be CentOS Stream. CentOS Linux is dead—and Red Hat says Stream is “not a replacement”. CentOS Stream, founded

Nasty Linux PPPD vulnerability

This looks like a nasty vulnerability. It seems that a newly found critical 17-years-old remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability could open nearly all popular #Linux based operating systems and many embedded devices to remote hackers. Many widely-used Linux distributions have already been confirmed impacted. Hacker news writes: The US-CERT today issued advisory warning users of

Linux / Unix Command Examples

Here are links to some useful Linux tips: https://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/linux-unix-appleosx-bsd-cat-command-examples/ https://peteris.rocks/blog/htop/ https://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/searching-multiple-words-string-using-grep/ https://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/using-sed-to-delete-empty-lines/ https://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/linux-hide-processes-from-other-users/ https://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/bash-check-if-process-is-running-or-notonlinuxunix/ https://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/unix-linux-bsd-appleosx-bash-assign-variable-command-output/ http://unixmillenniumbug.com/ https://bash.cyberciti.biz/file-management/linux-shell-script-to-reduce-pdf-file-size/ https://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/bash-file-command-not-found-how-to-install-file/ https://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/set-up-a-basic-iptables-firewall-on-amazon-linux-ami/ https://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/fedora-redhat-centos-5-6-disable-firewall/ https://bash.cyberciti.biz/virtualization/shell-script-to-setup-an-lxd-linux-containers-vm-lab-for-testing-purpose/ https://hackertarget.com/ossec-introduction-and-installation-guide/ Awesome. VIM “for people who don’t want to use it , but have to…”. Or see my page https://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/linux-unix-vim-save-and-quit-command/ sudo is the right choice for granting admin rights on the CentOS Linux 8

The 2 Problems Facing Linux (and Open Source) in 2020 | Bryan Lunduke on Patreon

https://www.patreon.com/posts/32306856 1) Influence (and control) over Open Source institutions by organizations and companies who are, in most areas of their business, opposed to Open Source. 2) Influence (and control) of Open Source projects, institutions, and communities by those seeking to harm others. What comes next? If I had to make a prediction for 2020, based

Grep history

grep is a command-line utility for searching plain-text data sets for lines that match a regular expression. It was originally developed for the Unix operating system, but later available for all Unix-like systems including Linux. I use grep very much on Linux. In this video Brian Kernighan discusses the origin of grep command If you