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4/4/2019     

Linux YUM: Changing from a text shell to a GUI

So you installed a new version of Linux and forgot to select the "Server with a GUI" option.

No worries, this can be added

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3/2/2019     

Linux: How to disable the firewall

Another quick blog on how to disable the firewall sevice in Linux.

Now, for security, this is something you shouldn't do across the enterprise.

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2/12/2019     

Creating groups and adding users to it in Linux

A quick blog on creating groups and adding users. In an earlier blog, we discussed adding users. Now, for groups.

The command is simple:

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1/25/2019     

Linux: Adding and Creating Users

Another quick little blog on creating users in Linux.

Really it's just a simple command like Windows, and you don't need a UI to

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1/3/2019     

Linux Tricks: Echoing into multiple files

So, in previous blogs, we talked about creating files using touch, even using touch to create multiple files by wildcard.

But if you

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Headlines

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Rare December tornadoes reported in central US; 1 dead
Google staffers discussed burying conservative news outlets, but tech giant claims talks didn't amount to anything
'El Chapo' trial gives inside look at his rise to power
3 arrested for 'rape table'
The foreign threats to the US election

Today's History

2010: The death toll from the Gansu province flooding and landslide disaster rises to 702 with 1,100 people missing
2010: More than 5,000 people lose their homes and crops when the Niger River bursts its banks
1997: Atlanta Braves sign Greg Maddux to record 5 year, $575 Million deal
1997: Anaheim Angels Tony Phillips arrested for purchasing cocaine
1997: Vijay Singh of Fiji wins Buick Open at the Warwick Hills Golf
1997: 36th Walker Cup: U.S., 18-6
1997: Deb Richard wins LPGA Friendly's Classic
1997: Northville Long Island Senior Golf Classic
1996: Bob Dole picks Jack Kemp as his Republican Vice Presidential running mate
1996: Parlisha Williams (Louisiana) crowned Ms Black USA Metroplex