By default, Linux distributions do not include popular proprietary fonts from Microsoft. Linux users often search for how to install Times New Roman font from Microsoft. If you need to use this font in LibreOffice, Gimp or any other graphical Linux application, you can install it.
In this article, we’ll look at how to mount a shared network folder hosted on a Windows computer in Linux. Windows uses the SMB (Server Message Block) protocol, formerly known as CIFS (Common Internet File System) to share and access shared folders over the network. On Linux, you can use the cifs-utils or Samba client to access Windows network shares via SMB protocol.
You can run different versions of PHP on a Linux host at the same time. In this article, we’ll show you how to install multiple versions of PHP using Ubuntu/Debian as an example.
You can use systemd timers to replace cron jobs on modern Linux distros. This article shows you how to use, create, and configure systemd timer on Linux.
Netcat (or nc) is a classic Unix networking tool that allows you to make TCP and UDP connections, receive and send data, check open ports on a remote computer, test firewall rules, etc. In this article, we will look at some typical examples of using the netcat CLI tool.
The make tool in Linux is used to build and compile programs from source files. The utility takes instructions for compilation from the makefile. In some Linux distributions, the make command is not installed by default (for example, in Linux CentOS 8), so when you run the build command, you will see an error:
If you are deploying a Linux virtual machine on a Hyper-V host, you must install Linux Integration Services (LIS) in the guest operating system. Hyper-V Linux Integration Services allow the guest OS to interact with the host: send its state to the hypervisor, perform backups via VSS, correctly reboot and shutdown the Linux guest. In this tutorial, we’ll take a look at how to install Hyper-V Linux Integration Services on popular Linux distros – CentOS, Debian, and Ubuntu.
You can use the built-in network recycle bin to automatically save all files deleted by a user on the Samba file server on Linux. For this, the vfs_recycle (Virtual File System) module is used.
On Linux, you can use the cups-pdf package to implement a virtual PDF printer. What is a PDF printer? This is a virtual device that is added to the system as a regular printer and when a document is sent for printing, it generates a PDF file from it.
On Linux, a history of recent console commands is stored in the .bash_history file. You can view the contents of this file with any text editor or with the command: