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Installing Fedora 33 on Macbook Pro 13 inch (late 2011)

This weekend I stumbled on an old Macbook Pro 13 inch from late 2014, with 125GB SSD and 8GB RAM. It’s a machine I’ve taken on trips around the world and back in the day ran many a session, workshop, or demo on sharing all that AppDev goodness you know from JBoss technologies. Well, after verifying that it’s battery works, ...

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Creating a CentOS Startup Screen

When distributing bundled software, you have multiple options, but if we exclude fancy newcomers like Docker and Kubernetes, you’re left with the following options: an installer (for Windows), a package (rpm or deb) for the corresponding distro, tarball with a setup shell script that creates the necessary configurations, and a virtual machine (or virtual appliance). All of these options are ...

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Ubuntu 20.04 on a 2015 15″ MacBook Pro

I decided to give Ubuntu 20.04 a try on my 2015 15″ MacBook Pro. I didn’t actually install it; I just live booted from a USB thumb drive which was enough to try out everything I wanted. In summary, it’s not perfect, and issues with my camera would prevent me from switching, but given the right hardware, I think it’s ...

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30 Examples of MySQL Commands in Linux

Here is my list of some of the most useful  MySQL commands which I have used in my day to day life while working with MySQL database in Linux. This comes straight from my notes so you may not find a lot of documentaries around it but they all are very useful. If you need to know more about any ...

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15+ Examples For Yum Update Command

Yum is a package manager used on Red Hat, CentOS, and other Linux distributions that use RPM Package Manager. Yum is used to install, update, delete, or otherwise manipulate the packages installed on these Linux systems. In this tutorial, we will cover the yum update command – what it is, how to use it, and all the different commands you ...

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Why You Should Protect Your Research Papers In Linux

Writing a research paper is a huge task in itself. When you think about how easy it is for other people to copy or plagiarize the paper you worked hard on, this should encourage you to learn how to protect your research papers and other documents on your Linux computer. To do this, you should improve network security and even ...

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How To Secure Your Internet Activity With Linux System And VPN

Hackers can access, steal and sell your online activity data as well as manipulate it if you don’t use the right system and tools. The level of protection you want will largely influence which tools and systems to use. With a Linux system and VPN, it becomes possible to hide your browsing tracks, personal information, and various other online activities. ...

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How to create a CentOS 7 virtual machine in VMware Workstation 15

How to create a CentOS 7 virtual machine in VMware Workstation 15 You want to set up CentOS 7.7 in VMware Workstations 15 Player with the following configurations: two SCSI hard disks, each with 100 GB of storagetwo virtual CPUs You will need the following bill of materials: Host operating system with sufficient memory and hard disk capacityCentOS 7.7 imageWMware ...

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