[Review] Ubuntu Tweak

Does Evil Nick have a pencil eraser? Why? It used to be just such the way on the path of Ubuntu – the OS was infallible and therefore, many felt, it should need no easy …

[FAQ] Partitions and Filesystems

Why do we have to have so many different partitions and filesystems on a Linux system? A hard disk is divided into partitions – separate sections that each act as though they were a disk. …
rpm-package-management

[What is] RPM 5

RPM is one of the two most popular package management systems for Linux. Although originally designed for Red Hat Linux, it is now used by many distributions. Currently there are two versions under active development …
Linux, Unix, cli, Command,

[How To] Change or set new IP address in FreeBSD

Use ifconfig -a command to get names of Ethernet interfaces ifconfig -a Use ifconfig command to set temporary IP address (till rebooting system). ifconfig re0 inet 202.54.1.22 To setup IP address permanently open file /etc/rc.conf, then …

[How To] Nano text editor

Open a file To open a text file in nano, change to the directory where the file is stored, type nano and pass the filename as an argument, ex. nano command-notes.txt Start typing The entire …

[How To] Install BIND 9 on Ubuntu (DNS)

Installing Bind apt-get install bind9 The output is Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following extra packages will be installed: bind9utils Suggested packages: bind9-doc resolvconf The following NEW packages …

Did Microsoft Just Kill Ubuntu Tablets?

There is no doubt that Canonical is looking at the ARM based hardware for its tablets. But Microsoft seemed to have nipped Ubuntu’s Tablet in the bud. The company tweaked its Windows Hardware Certification Requirements …