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Installing Fedora 35 on Macbook Pro 13 inch (late 2011)

This weekend I decided to update my old Macbook Pro 13 inch from late 2011, 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. Last time we checked, this was ...

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Add Another Entry to the UNIX Haters’ Handbook

I was using the command line to quickly build out a file hierarchy. I wrote something that looked basically like: 1 mkdir -p "~/dir/a b/c d" I meant for dir to be in my home directory. I should have put the ~/ outside the doublequotes. Hence, it actually ended up creating a directory called ~. I thought, “Well that was ...

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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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Fun with VMware on a 64 GB Mac

I’m having a lot of fun with VMware on this 64 GB Mac: My main OS, obviously, is macOS running work-related stuff.Then, I have Ubuntu Linux for development.I have Kali Linux for doing security work.I have Windows 10 for practicing exploit development.And, finally, I have macOS running in a VM for my personal stuff.I could probably get Android and iOS ...

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Compute MD5 Checksum Hash on Windows and Linux

Use the following commands to print out the MD5 hash for a file. On Windows: 1 2 3 4 > CertUtil -hashfile myfile.txt MD5 MD5 hash of file myfile.txt: 76383c2c0bfca944b57a63830c163ad2 CertUtil: -hashfile command completed successfully. On Linux/Unix: 1 2 $ md5sum.exe myfile.txt 76383c2c0bfca944b57a63830c163ad2 *myfile.txt Published on System Code Geeks with permission by Fahd Shariff, partner at our SCG program. See ...

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Linux Command to Find how Long a process is Running in UNIX

Hello guys, today, I am going to share one of the useful tips to find out how long a particular process is running in Linux. This is very useful while you are troubleshooting an issue and want to know whether your process or service is restarted fine on a daily or weekly basis. So you checked your process is running ...

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Docker is the best thing to happen to Linux since the GNU bread

Its has become an oft-repeated cliche now that docker has become the latest buzzword, both in DevOps circles as well as the open source community. But being the ever cynic and contrarian, I wasn’t quite convinced of its merits until quite recently, I thought it was just another hype that will come and go like all other things. After all, ...

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