Linux

30 years of Linux

August 25th, 1991 That’s right, it’s been 30 years since 21-year-old Finnish student Linus Benedict Torvalds made his now-famous announcement on the day of August 25th, 1991, on the comp.os.minix news group, saying that he is working on a free operating system for 386(486) AT clones as a “hobby.” https://9to5linux.com/happy-30th-birthday-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