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Fedora 29 KDE Plasma – First Impressions

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Nov 022018
 
Fedora 29 KDE Plasma - First Impressions

Although my go-to Linux distros are CentOS and Linux Mint, I occasionally give Fedora a spin. So when Fedora 29 debuted on October 30, 2018, I decided to take the upgrade out for a spin. Fedora 29 KDE Plasma Fedora is always about choice and, besides the default GNOME 3.3 Read More

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10 Key IP Commands on CentOS 7 & RedHat 7

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Sep 232018
 

Getting a good handle on IP commands will prove useful if you’re managing a Linux box. Although ifconfig was deprecated and replaced with ip several years ago, some folks sill use ifconfig. But it’s good to be aware of the basic ip commands when you’re managing a Linux server. Here Read More

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How to Install KeePassX on CentOS 7

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Sep 232018
 
How to Install KeePassX on CentOS 7

Even if you’re an Einstein, there’s no way you can remember all the user names and passwords for your Hotmail, Netflix, Gmail, multiple Bank accounts, Credit Card accounts, Dropbox and other sundry login details. People without a password manager tend to write the user names and passwords on a piece Read More

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How to Set Up Mail Accounts on Plesk Control Panel

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Sep 132018
 
How to Set Up Mail Accounts on Plesk Control Panel

Plesk is a user friendly, GUI control panel (like Cpanel or Webmin) for administering web sites and setting up e-mail accounts. Several hosting providers offer Plesk as part of their hosting package or as an addon service. This blog post is useful for people who aspire for a role as Read More

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How do You Know if MySQL is Running on CentOS 7?

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Sep 122018
 

Just this morning, someone asked me for the command to check if MySQL (or MariaDB) is running? I quickly blurted out: Do a top or htop and you should see it. # top | grep mysqld 26125 mysql 20 0 2618520 193692 9092 S 62.5 2.4 159:29.14 mysqld 26125 mysql Read More

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6 Ways to Check if a Package is Installed on a Linux Mint or Ubuntu PC

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Sep 102018
 

This morning I was checking via the command line to see if MySQL Server was installed on my Linux Mint 18 (Sarah) system and fumbled around a bit about how to do it. Presumably, there are many other Linux users who wish to install a package and unsure how to Read More

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