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.
The sudo command in Linux allows you to run commands as another user (it is most commonly used to run a command with elevated privileges as root). In some cases, when you try to run a command with sudo, an error message is displayed:
-bash: sudo: command not found
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.
In this article, we will look at how to attach an additional hard disk to an existing Linux machine: create a partition table, format, and mount the partition with fstab. An Ubuntu virtual machine running on a VMware ESXi host is used in this 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.
IPv6 protocol is enabled by default in all modern Linux distros. You can disable IPv6 on Linux if you only use IPv4 addressing on your network. This article shows how to disable IPv6 in Ubuntu and Debian 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:
Proxy servers (such as the Squid proxy) are often used in corporate networks to provide access to the Internet for internal devices. In order for your internal Ubuntu/Debian hosts to be able to install and update deb packages from external repositories, you need to configure the proxy settings for the APT (Advanced Packaging Tool) package manager. This article describes how to configure proxy connection settings for APT.