By now, most companies who do any business in the EU are aware of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which goes into effect in 2018 and applies to any entity doing business within any of the 28 EU member states. more>> […]
Usually bird-related apps involve pigs and anger, but if you're a bird watcher like myself, there's another bird app you must download. Cornell Labs has released a free app called Merlin Bird ID that helps identify birds you see in the wild. more>>
For every article, I try to write something that is interesting, entertaining, educational and fun. Sometimes I even succeed. Many other times I have some things I'd like to talk about, but there's not enough of it to fill the space. This time, I decided a disjointed hodge podge would be the theme. So let's just have a virtual nerdy talk about […]
Usually I try to write articles that are not aimed at a particular distribution. Although I may give examples assuming a Debian-based distribution, whenever possible, I try to make my instructions applicable to everyone. This is not going to be one of those articles. more>>
Last year I worked on a project to add an OEM-style rescue partition to a computer. Where most OEM installs have a custom program that just rewrites an install image over the top of the partition, in this case, everything was based on open-source software. more>>
Minifree Ltd.—doing business as "Ministry of Freedom"—exists mainly for reasons Linuxers will like: to make it easier for people to get computers that respect their freedom and privacy, and to provide funding for a meaningful project, called Libreboot. more>>
I configured and installed a TLS/SSL certificate in /etc/ssl/ directory on Linux server. I was wondering if can I find out the common name (CN) from the certificate using the Linux or Unix command line option?
I read your Nginx and Let’s Encrypt free SSL certificate tutorial. However, I use Lighttpd web server on AWS cloud. How do I secure my Lighttpd web server with Let’s Encrypt free SSL certificate on my Ubuntu Linux 16.04 LTS or Debian Linux 8.x server?
Over time I have added way too many PPAs using the add-apt-repository command on Ubuntu Linux 16.04 LTS server for testing purpose. How can I delete or remove those PPAs? Is there a command to list all PPAs? Yes, you can delete or remove a PPA. You must have root privileges to achieve this task. […]
I setup GlusterFS cluster on Ubuntu Linux. How do I enable network encryption using TLS/SSL for my Glusterfs storage cluster on Linux for security reasons? How do I setup I/O encryption and management encryption with Glusterfs?
I want to share my web server DocumentRoot /var/www/html/ across 2 Apache web server. Both of my web servers are behind load balanced reverse proxy powered by Nginx. How do I setup and install GlusterFS ("distributed storage") which is a scalable network filesystem on Ubuntu Linux 16.04 LTS server?
I recently decommissioned Debian Linux based nas server and moved disk from my nas server to Linux-powered desktop. However, when I run fdisk command, I am getting the following error: /dev/sdb: device contains a valid 'LVM2_member' signature; it is strongly recommended to wipe the device with wipefs(8) if this is unexpected, in order to avoid […]
I used the command 'virsh shutdown vm1' to shut down a guest named vm1 using the virsh command. However, it is still running, and my vm1 is not responding to an ssh session. Is there is a way to forcefully stop or kill a guest VM using the virsh command from host server?