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How to install htop on Arch Linux

Tue, 08/11/2020 - 10:35

I am a new user of Arch Linux operating system. How do I install htop on Arch Linux using the pacman command?

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How to check the file size in Linux/Unix bash shell scripting

Tue, 08/11/2020 - 08:30

{Updated} I am a new bash shell scripting user. How do I find out the size of a file in my bash shell script and store this file size in a bash shell variable?

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How to install KVM on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Headless Server

Mon, 08/10/2020 - 05:08

Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) is a virtualization module for the Linux kernel that turns it into a hypervisor. How can I install KVM with bridged networking, set up a guest operating system as the back-end virtualization technology for non-graphic Ubuntu Linux 20.04 LTS server over ssh based session?

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Ubuntu 20.04 add network bridge (br0) with nmcli command

Sun, 08/09/2020 - 13:09


How do I configure my Ubuntu 20.4 LTS and add network bridge (br0) with the nmcli command? How can I create a Linux network bridge on Ubuntu Linux 20.04 LTS server for KVM (Kernel-based Virtual Machine)?

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Squid test config file for syntax errors

Sat, 08/08/2020 - 03:57


I installed Squid Proxy server on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. How do I make sure my squid.conf file is free from syntax errors and test config file for errors?

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How to install a Wireguard VPN client in a FreeBSD jail

Sat, 08/08/2020 - 02:24

I installed/set up a Wireguard VPN server on Debian 10 Linux box. How do I install, configure and set up a Wireguard client in a FreeBSD jail?

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How to pass arguments into a function

Thu, 08/06/2020 - 05:48

{Updated} Explains how to pass a parameter/value to a Bash function, including listing and deleting user-defined functions.

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apt-get hold back packages on Ubuntu / Debian Linux

Wed, 08/05/2020 - 05:49

How do I hold back packages on an Ubuntu / Debian Linux to prevent updating of a specific package? How can I blacklist package updates using the apt command/apt-get command?

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