VLANs for sysadmins: The basics

Feeling a little shaky on your VLAN knowledge? This article gives you the fundamentals.

Find Linux System Details Using Python

As stated above, most Linux distributions ships with Python by default. If it is not installed already, you can install it using the distribution’s package manager. Here I have included the steps to install latest Python 3.6.x version on some Linux distributions. Read More

How to Install Slack on Debian 10 Linux

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Slack on Debian 10, Buster.Learn More

How to migrate from Microsoft Exchange Server to ONLYOFFICE

ONLYOFFICE is an open-source solution that comprises online editors for text documents, spreadsheets, and presentations combined with the groupware platform: mail, projects, CRM, calendar, chat. ONLYOFFICE Mail Server is developed on the base of the open-source iRedMail package and contains the following components: Postfix, Dovecot, SpamAssassin, ClamAV, OpenDKIM, Fail2ban. Learn More

Linus Torvalds prepares to wave goodbye to Linux floppy drives

When Linus Torvalds first created Linux in 1991, he built it on a 386-powered PC with a floppy drive. Things change. In 2012, Torvalds bid the i386 processor adieu saying, "I'm not sentimental. Good riddance." Now, it's the floppy drive's turn to bid Linux adieu.
Torvalds has declared the floppy drive project "orphaned."

Two ways to add a Wallpaper to your Ubuntu Terminal

If you like using the terminal as much as I do, you may have noticed how boring it gets sometimes with its black background and white/grey text. Fortunately, there are some ways to add some life and colors to the command line. Some try to turn the background into some nice spot colors, while others change the text color and font. Here is a way for you to customize the terminal so that it becomes more vibrant and alive by changing the background image of your terminal. Before the release of Ubuntu 18.04, the terminal came with a feature that lets you easily change the background image.

Windows vs Ubuntu

windows vs ubuntu

In this post, I will share my opinion on these two operating systems: Windows and Ubuntu. I will point out all the pros and cons of both. I will share some nice tips and tricks that might be handy in your daily workflow which will help you compare them or make you switch to one or the other. Read More

How to Enable SSH on Raspberry Pi

Secure Shell (SSH) is a cryptographic network protocol used for a secure connection between a client and a server. In the recent versions of Raspbian, the SSH access is disabled by default but it can be easily enabled. Learn More

Intel Discloses Four New Microarchitectural Data Sampling (MDS) Vulnerabilities

Security researchers have publicly disclosed today a series of potential security vulnerabilities affecting Intel microprocessors, which may allow information disclosure on users' machines. Learn More

How to convert Excel files to HTML or JSON

Many businesses use Excel files to manage price lists, product inventories, advertising settings, financial data, and more. However, due to the ubiquity of the web, there is a growing need for organizations to display this type of data on websites or process it in third-party tools. Converting Excel data into web-based formats like JSON and HTML makes that possible. Learn More

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