Linux: Find Out Last System Reboot Time and Reason

Rebooting a Linux device can happen for several reasons. This could be a normal restart of the operating system by the user, an automatic installation of updates, kernel panics, physical hardware failures, software errors, or a power failure.

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Install Microsoft Fonts (including Times New Roman) on Linux

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.

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How to Mount Windows SMB Share on Linux with CIFS

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.

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How to Use Netcat (nc) Command with Examples?

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.

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Make Command Not Found on Linux

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:

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Install Linux Integration Services (LIS) on Hyper-V VM

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.

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