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Using more to View Text Files at the Linux Command Line

There are a number of utilities that enable you to view text files when you're at the command line. One of them is more. more is similar to another tool I wrote about called less. The main difference is that more only allows you to move forward in a file. While that may seem limiting, it has some...
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Kali Linux Is the Complete Toolbox for Penetration Testing

Every IT infrastructure offers points of attack that hackers can use to steal and manipulate data. Only one thing can prevent these vulnerabilities from being exploited by unwelcome guests: You need to preempt the hackers and identify and close the gaps. Kali Linux can help. To maintain the...
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Custom Linux Installations

Customize your Linux installation and gain working knowledge of your system at the same time. Most Linux users are content with a standard installation of their distribution of choice. However, many prefer a custom installation. They may simply prefer to do things their way without dozens of...
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Distros for devs
These five Linux distributions for development will not disappoint.

Top 5 Linux Distributions for Development in 2019

One of the most popular tasks undertaken on Linux is development. With good reason: Businesses rely on Linux. Without Linux, technology simply wouldn’t meet the demands of today’s ever-evolving world. Because of that, developers are constantly working to improve the environments with which they...
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Ditching Out-of-Date Documentation Infrastructure

Long ago, the Linux kernel started using 00-Index files to list the contents of each documentation directory. This was intended to explain what each of those files documented. Henrik Austad recently pointed out that those files have been out of date for a very long time and were probably not used...
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Paul Brown provides a tour of angle brackets in this tutorial for beginners.

Understanding Angle Brackets in Bash

Bash provides many important built-in commands, like ls, cd, and mv, as well as regular tools such as grep, awk, and sed. But, it is equally important to know the punctuation marks -- the glue in the shape of dots, commas, brackets. and quotes -- that allow you to transform and push data from one...
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Working with the Container Storage Library and Tools in Red Hat Enterprise Linux

How containers are stored on disk is often a mystery to users working with the containers. In this post, we’re going to look at how containers images are stored and some of the tools that you can use to work with those images directly -Podman, Skopeo, and Buildah. Evolution of Container Image...
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Ubuntu Core Slims Down, Offers 10-Year LTS Support

Canonical released Ubuntu Core 18, based on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, bringing 10-year support to the embedded Linux platform. Other enhancements include a reduced attack surface and easier porting of Ubuntu apps.Canonical’s stripped-down, container-like Ubuntu Core version of Ubuntu for embedded IoT has...
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Open Source Summit North America

Join over 2,000 developers, technologists and industry experts in an exchange of ideas on the latest trends in open source and open collaboration, how to navigate the open source landscape, and how open source is shaping innovation.  Learn more
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How to Set Up SELinux Right, the First Time

When you need to run Linux in an especially secure environment, SELinux is the answer. But it takes some know-how to get the hypersecure Linux version up and running. Twenty years ago, when it became apparent how important Linux would become, the U.S. National Security Agency created a mandatory...
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