System Administration & Configuration

How to organize your passwords using...

Objective Learn to organize your passwords using the "pass" password manager on linux Requirements Root permissions needed to install required packages Difficulty EASY Conventions # - requires given command to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of sudo command $ - given command to be executed as a regular non-privileged user Introduction If you have the good habit to never use...
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Programming & Scripting

How to use argparse to parse python...

Objective Learn to use the argparse module to easily parse python scripts parameters Requirements Basic knowledge of python and object oriented concepts Difficulty EASY Conventions # - requires given command to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of sudo command $ - given command to be executed as a regular non-privileged user Introduction In a previous article we have seen how...
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Ubuntu

Connect your Ubuntu Linux machine to...

What you will learn In this article, you will learn how you can use your Ubuntu Linux machine to open a serial console on a cisco device. Requirements Privileged access to your Ubuntu machine A serial cable Conventions # - requires given command to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of sudo command $ - given command to be executed as a regular non-privileged user How to...
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CentOS

How to remove orphaned packages on...

Objective The objective is to remove all orphaned packages from CentOS Linux. By orphaned packages we mean all packages which no longer serve a purpose of package dependencies. For example, package A is depended on package B, thus, in order to install package A the package B must also be installed. Once the package A is removed the package B might still be installed, hence the package B is now orphaned package....
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Debian

How to Install PHP Composer On...

Objective Install the Composer PHP package manager on Debian. Distributions This guide focuses on Debian, but may work with Ubuntu as well. Requirements A working Debian install with root privileges. Difficulty Easy Conventions # - requires given command to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of sudo command $ - given command to be executed as a regular non-privileged user...
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Fedora

How to Install MakeMKV On Fedora Linux

Objective Install MakeMKV on Fedora Linux Distributions This is tested with Fedora 25 but may work with earlier or later versions of Fedora. Requirements An working install of Fedora with root privileges. Difficulty Easy Conventions # - requires given command to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of sudo command $ - given command to be executed as a regular non-privileged user...
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Redhat

How to install Chromium Web Browser...

Objective The objective is to install latest Chromium Web Browser on RHEL7 Linux. Operating System and Software Versions Operating System: - Redhat Enterprise Linux 7.3 Software: - Chromium Version 58.0.3029.110 Fedora Project (64-bit) Requirements Privileged access to your system will be required. Difficulty EASY Conventions # - requires given command to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root...
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