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Question: I have a Linux server which has Intel AES-NI hardware capability. I would like to check whether currently installed OpenSSL can use AES-NI acceleration. Intel Advanced Encryption Standard New Instructions (AES-NI) is a special instruction set for x86 processors, which is designed to accelerate the execution of AES algorithms. AES-based symmetric encryption is widely …Continue reading...
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It is that holiday season! Google's Chromebook is one of the hottest gift ideas under $300. While some of you may dismiss Chromebook as an incapable bare-bone laptop, the matter of fact is that sales of Chromebooks continue to soar while the rest of PC sales are plummeting. If you want to try out Google's [...]Continue reading...
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yeah it's straightforward to run Chromium on VB.  Simply use the downloaded VDI image.
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Here is a tutorial on how to add a new context menu in Nautilus file manager.
Question: I want to create a separate context menu in Nautilus, which launches an external program against a selected file. How can I add a new context menu in Nautilus file manager? As a default file manager of the GNOME desktop, one of Nautilus' notable features is its extensible interface, where users can add arbitrary …Continue reading...
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Ask a Linux question. Find answers to commonly asked Linux question!
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Common TCP/UDP port numbers

#tcp   #udp
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Thanx Dan! Very useful...
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How to set password policy on Linux
User account management is one of the most critical jobs of system admins. In particular, password security should be considered the top concern for any secure Linux system. In this tutorial, I will describe how to set password policy on Linux. I assume that you are using PAM (Pluggable Authentication Modules) on your Linux system, …Continue reading...
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thanks for posting makes my life easy.
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Sometimes you may want to launch a program automatically when you log in to your Linux desktop. Such start-up programs can conduct system-wide configuration (e.g., auto proxy) or user-specific desktop customization (e.g., Conky), at the time you log in to your desktop. Most Linux desktop environments have its own GUI that allows users to configure [...]Continue reading...
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A tutorial on how to install minimal Ubuntu desktop
Question: I want to use Ubuntu Desktop on my hardware, but without all the bloatware pre-installed (e.g., LibreOffice, media players, etc). How can I install a minimal Ubuntu desktop? If you want to set up a stripped down Ubuntu desktop, a clean approach is to first install Ubuntu server on your hardware, and then manually …Continue reading...
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A handy tool that automatically discovers all scripts in a particular directory, and runs them all.
If you want to run all scripts or executable binaries in a particular directory, you can use a command line utility called run-parts. This tool can automatically discover multiple scripts or programs in a directory, and run them all. You can use run-parts command in the following format. $ run-parts [options] <target-directory> Scripts found in …Continue reading...
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I hold a Computer Science degree. I am a passionate Linux fan, and I would love to share useful Linux tips that I've learned from others.
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