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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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How to Create a File on Linux

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Aug 132018
 

As I say often, there are many ways to skin a Linux cat. Here are a few ways to create a new file on a Linux system. I have tested the following commands on CentOS 7 and Linux Mint 18. Creating a New File 1. Touch method $ touch file_name Read More

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Linux Mint 19 Won’t Support Minimal Install Option

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Apr 302018
 
Linux Mint 19 Won't Support Minimal Install Option

The bigwigs at Linux Mint have spoken. The nice minimal install option available in the new Ubuntu 18.04 LTS distro will NOT be offered with the upcoming Linux Mint 19 aka Tara. With Ubuntu 18.04’s minimal install, you only get the Firefox browser and a few basic utilities, not the Read More

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