Rosa Can’t Wait to get on Your Laptop or Desktop

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Dec 052015
 
Rosa Can't Wait to get on Your Laptop or Desktop

Folks, there’s a new, pretty hooker Rosa in town and the lady can’t wait to establish herself on your lap-top or desk-top. 🙂 Sound the bugle, uncork the champagne and lay out the red carpet for the newly arrived Rosa a.k.a. Linux Mint 17.3. Linux Mint 17.3 Available Not content Read More

How to Shut Down or Reboot Linux from Command Line

 Command Line, Linux  Comments Off on How to Shut Down or Reboot Linux from Command Line
Dec 042015
 

If you love tinkering with Linux, here’s something to pique your interest. In this post, we’ll look at various methods to shut down or reboot a Linux system via the terminal. Shutdown, poweroff, and reboot are three commands to shut down or reboot a Linux system. I recommend you install Read More

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Windows Phones – Dark Times Will Continue

 Android, Apple, Smartphones  Comments Off on Windows Phones – Dark Times Will Continue
Dec 042015
 
Windows Phones - Dark Times Will Continue

It seems there is no light at the end of the Windows Phone tunnel. Market research specialist IDC has put out a new report on smartphones with a depressing take on the Windows Phone. IDC’s number crunchers estimate that Microsoft’s share of the smartphone market (currently at a pitiful 2.2%) Read More

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Free Anti-Virus Software for Linux Systems

 Linux, Security  Comments Off on Free Anti-Virus Software for Linux Systems
Nov 272015
 

If you’re a Linux aficionado, bravo. You’re obviously more knowledgeable about computers than the average user. Linux – Risks Lurk The good thing about Linux systems is that they’re less vulnerable compared to, say, Windows or any other operating system. But don’t be fooled by all those fanboys who claim Read More

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How to Check Yum History in Red Hat or CentOS

 Command Line, Linux  Comments Off on How to Check Yum History in Red Hat or CentOS
Nov 252015
 

One of the most frequently used commands by Linux administrators of a Red Hat or CentOS system is the yum package management tool. Yum History – What For? Some would argue that Yum is the most powerful tool in a Linux systems administrator’s command line arsenal. So what does yum Read More

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Nmap Security Scanner gets Major Upgrade in Version 7

 Security  Comments Off on Nmap Security Scanner gets Major Upgrade in Version 7
Nov 192015
 

If you’re still running nmap 6.0, now’s the time to upgrade! Open source security scanner nmap has received a big upgrade in version 7, which debuted November 19, 2015. Touted as the product of three and a half years of work, nmap 7 includes nearly 3,200 code commits and enhancements Read More

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