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How To Install Popular Linux Stuff: sudo, bash, nmap, wget, mc On Jolla’s Sailfish OS

Hello Jolla Enthusiasts. In this article I will show you how to install a bunch of popular Linux tools, including: sudo, bash, nmap, ncat, nping, wget and mc on Jolla’s Sailfish OS system. Since it is SUSE based, we are

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Activate Gksu Ubuntu 13.04

On the latest Ubuntu, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, gksu is uninstalled, by default. gksu can be installed on Ubuntu 13.04 easily, by using: $ sudo apt-get install gksu To enable it, type: $ gksu-properties And set the authentication to sudo,

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sudo vs gksudo : What are sudo and gksudo and when to use them?

As you may know, sudo is the command that allows you to get root access when running a command that needs it. Example: sudo apt-get install nmap Because the normal user is not allowed to install packages, it invokes the

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Change Sudo Password Timeout

I always log in as a normal user and use sudo when needing to do administrative tasks. When you first use command with sudo, you have to insert your user’s password, at the first sudo usage. The default pasword timeout

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15 Basic Commands Every Linux and Unix User Should Know How to Use

In this article I will show you 20 commands every Linux and Unix users should know how to use. The order of this commands is random. Probably ls and cd are the most used Linux and Unix commands. 1. ls <list>

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The !! bash trick: Insert the last used command

There are a few bash shortcuts (tricks), that make my life easier every day. One of my favourite bash tricks is !! . !! relaunches the last used command. The benefit of the !! is that it can be combined

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Why to use sudo?

On modern Linux systems, the administrative tasks are done by a special user called root. The root user is almighty, it can delete every file in the system and kill every process, power which should not fell on untrusted hands.

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