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  • How To Install Wireguard on Debian 10 - idroot

    In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Wireguard on Debian 10. For those of you who didn’t know, WireGuard is an open-source, free, modern, and fast VPN server with state-of-the-art cryptography. It is quicker and simpler as compared to IPSec and OpenVPN. It is cross-platform and can run almost anywhere, including Linux, Windows, Android, and macOS.

    This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you through the step-by-step installation of the Wireguard VPN on a Debian 10 (Buster).

  • Use command line to create, list, start & stop VirtualBox VMs

    If you want to use the command line terminal tool vboxmanage to create, deleted, list, start or stop VirtualBox Virtual Machines, here is the tutorial to follow…

    VirtualBox is open-source software available to install on all popular operating systems. It also supports Linux and in systems like Ubuntu, Manjaro, and more you can install it directly from the official repository. Although Virtualbox comes with a graphical user interface to control created virtual machines, still, if you want, can use its vboxmanage tool in the command terminal to manage VMs.

    Here we will let you know how to use the VboxManage command tool to start, stop and list VirtualBox virtual machines on Linux, Windows, or macOS.

  • Get started with batch files in FreeDOS | Opensource.com

    On Linux, it's common to create shell scripts to automate repetitive tasks. Similarly, on FreeDOS, the open source implementation of old DOS operating systems, you can create a batch file containing several FreeDOS commands. Then you can run your batch file to execute each command in order.

    You create a batch file by using an ASCII text editor, such as the FreeDOS Edit application. Once you create a batch file, you save it with a file name and the extension .bat. The file name should be unique. If you use a FreeDOS command name as your own file name, the FreeDOS command probably will execute instead of your batch file.

    Virtually all internal and external FreeDOS commands can be used in a batch file. When you create a batch file, you are essentially writing a program. FreeDOS batch files may not have the power of a structured programming language, but they can be very handy for quick but repetitive tasks.

  • What is Git cherry-picking? | Opensource.com

    Whenever you're working with a group of programmers on a project, whether small or large, handling changes between multiple Git branches can become difficult. Sometimes, instead of combining an entire Git branch into a different one, you want to select and move a couple of specific commits. This procedure is known as "cherry-picking."

    This article will cover the what, why, and how of cherry-picking.

  • How To Use Chatons Online Services

    What is Chatons? Chatons (French: kitten) is a France-originated collection of free online services which have commitment in Free Software and Privacy initiated by infamous France organization Framasoft. The services available are video calls, file sharing, collaborative editing, and link shortening. Together, it can be a real good alternative / replacement to Google services. However, at the moment it presented mostly in French so most people didn't know about it yet. It is the purpose of this article, to introduce Chatons to you all computer users in English language. This article starts with the practices, then examples, and ends with a short explanation. Let's start!

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  • How to use the W3M text-based web browser on Linux

    Do you need a text-based web browser on Linux to use in your terminal? Don’t like using Lynx, as it seems dated and sluggish? Hoping for something better? Check out W3M. It’s a modern text-based terminal web browser for Linux that has much more to offer.

  • How to Install or Enable Cockpit on AlmaLinux 8 - Linux Shout

    The Cockpit on AlmaLinux is a server management platform that allows administrators to easily manage and control their GUI or CLI Linux server systems remotely using a browser. Among other things, admins can take a look at the systemd journal, check the load or start and stop services. It has a responsive design thus we can also use it conveniently on tablet s and smartphones. We can monitor our remote server performance using just a browser without actually having physical access to it. Furthermore, we can also access the command shell with root access to issue commands and install various packages over the server remotely. Since AlmaLinux 8 is based on RHEL just like CentOS 8, this means by default out of the box, the Cockpit is already installed on your system. Just we need to enable it.

  • How to Export and Delete Saved Passwords in Firefox - Make Tech Easier

    Firefox comes with a built-in password manager, also known as Lockwise. The Lockwise password manager is safeguarded with your Firefox account and allows you to access your passwords on the desktop and mobile. If you have been using Lockwise but now want to migrate to another password manager app, here we show how you can export and delete your saved passwords in Firefox.

  • How to Install Docker on Ubuntu Linux

    Docker has taken the software engineering industry by storm, and it has not only revolutionized the way we ship and deploy software but has also changed how engineers set up software development environments on their computers. This guide shows you how to get started with Docker by installing it on Ubuntu Linux 20.04 (Focal Fossa), the latest Long Term Support (LTS) version of Ubuntu at the time of this writing.

EndeavourOS: Our April release is available

We are proud to announce our second release of 2021 and this one is a bit more than a refresh ISO release, so before you hit the download button and go play with it, just sit back and let us inform you first because we are really excited about this release. [...] The other new feature on the knowledge base are video tutorials, like the wiki articles, this category will expand over time and at the moment it contains general Linux and Arch specific tutorials from the Youtube channels Chris Titus Tech and EF Linux. Very soon videos from DistroTube, Eric Adams and TechHut will also be added to enhance the experience. Read more

Zorin OS 16 Beta Released with Remarkable Changes. Download and Test Now.

The Zorin OS team announced the release of the Zorin OS 16 Beta which is immediately available for download and testing. With this pre-release, Zorin OS promises some massive changes. Let's take a look. Read more

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