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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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Today's History

2011: A Mongolian bulk carrier sailing off the coast of Oman is seized by Somali pirates
2011: All remaining political prisoners in Tunisia are freed
2010: United States Navy troops land near the Haitian presidential palace, bringing food, water, and equipment to aid victims of the earthquake
1997: Cerebral Palsy telethon
1997: 54th Golden Globes: English Patient, Brenda Blethyn and Geoffrey Rush
1997: Michelle McGann wins LPGA Healthsouth Inaugural
1996: NHL approves move of Winnipeg Jets to Phoenix
1995: Jean-Claude Juncker (28) sworn in as premier of Luxembourg
1994: -20 degrees F (-29 degrees C) (5:32 AM) coldest day ever recorded in Cleveland Ohio
1994: -36 degrees F (-38 degrees C) in New Whiteland, Indiana (state record)