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How To Enable IP Forwarding in Linux

By installation default, Linux distribution such as Redhat, CentOS, White OS, and Fedora comes with IP Forwarding disabled. The reason for this is that default linux installation, whether desktop or server, does not consider a default OS installation of forwarding IP packets and request by default, as the linux OS is not fully aware of(…)

How To Mount Remote Folder Location Via SSHFS

File transfers between hosts can be secured by using SSH protocol. Transferring files from current to remote location can easily be done from terminal using the scp linux command. However, it would be more convenient to have those remote folders and files be mounted locally from our own drive and access them locally using a(…)

How To Delete Linux Files Older Than 360 days

Searching files recursively for deletion can be real exchausting specially if the target files are queried by their file age. Recursive searching in all linux distribution can be done by using linux find command as find linux command makes recursive searches real easy. Find command is so powerful that it can actually boosts file management(…)

How To Prevent Alt+F1 and Alt+F2 TTY Console Login Attempts

Linux multiple consoles are easily accessible from keyboard combinations by simply by hitting Alt+F1 for first TTY console, Alt+F2 for second TTY console up to sixth (Alt+F6) TTY consoles. This console easily brings you linux tty login consoles. If for some reasons you wish to restrict and prevent any TTY console login attempts with your(…)

How To Display The Number of Processors in Linux

On Linux, /proc/cpuinfo file contains all of the processor information from your system. This includes the processor speed, vendor id, cpu family, model, model name, CPU MHz, cache size and many more. To mainly determine how many processors your system has, simply parse /proc/cpuinfo details from command line terminal as shown # cat /proc/cpuinfo |(…)

How To Kill Application Process ID (PID) The Faster Way

At times, we need to kill an application immediately for some reasons. Sending a termination signal to a process rehups and kills a process ID (PID). This can easily be done in several ways. Here are many alternatives way on killing PIDs. Kill A Process ID Traditionally, with X installed, one can install a taskbar(…)

How To Create DVD ISO from DVD Disk

If you accidentally deleted your DVD ISO file from your hard drive and all is left is for you to use with is  your DVD disk version of the recently deleted DVD ISO. Here’s how you can recreate that previously deleted DVD ISO using a copy from your DVD disk. Create CD/DVD ISO from CD/DVD(…)

How To Tell From Which RPM Package Does A File Comes From

Identifying which rpm package a file comes from is necessary to determine the rpm package belonging to. In other times, if a new file just suddenly comes up from a suspicious server folder, you can initiate a rpm query to identify the source rpm package that file belongs to or part of. Basically, rpm package(…)

How To Change the GRUB Menu Timeout on Fedora

When booting from Fedora and other rpm-based linux distro, pressing ESC key will take you to GRUB menu. By default, GRUB menu holds a default display timeout of 5 seconds. Here’s an entry on how to modify your grub configuration file to increase or decrease GRUB timeout value. Modify GRUB Display Timeout Value To modify(…)

How To Change User’s Password in Linux

When creating new user accounts under linux, new users are given with unassigned password fields, represented by double !! marks. The field format of /etc/passwd and /etc/shadow files in linux OS have been covered previously here. If you wish to change a user password, read on. Change User’s Default Password in Linux If you have(…)

How To Change User’s Default Shell

Changing specific shell type for linux users can be done in several ways using linux terminal commands. When you examine the file /etc/passwd linux file, the default shell type can easily be determined by looking at the last field of the line. For example, if we wish to view john’s default shell account type, simply(…)

How To Install TuxPuck Reflexive Mouse Game

Most PC games that are available today require user skills to be analytical, logical and skillful attacking the opponent in many various ways using a wide array of keyboard key combination commands. Here’s a very simple, easy, reflexive and addicting linux game that you can install into your PC desktop to atleast kill time while(…)