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Linux Distros for Beginners in 2012

Linux Distros for Beginners in 2012

There is wide variety of Linux Distros in the market. Each one differs in size, design, support and layout, although the basic function is the same. Each distros offers several unique features apart from...

Linux Directory Structure

Linux Directory Structure

Linux directory structure is not very complex but is different from the directory structure one comes across in other operating systems. The structure is so built that the different kinds of files with varied...

Raspberry Pi to get camera add-on by October

Raspberry Pi to get camera add-on by October

The 5-megapixel camera module for the cheap credit card-size Linux computer is expected to cost between $20 and $25. If you’re one of the 200,000 owners of the ultra-low-cost Raspberry Pi computer, you’ll soon...

Change SSH Welcome Banner on Ubuntu

Every time I connect to my Ubuntu development server through my ssh client, I receive the same message and I’m getting tired of seeing it, so I decided to change the message to something...

Backup MySQL Database to a file

Backing up your database is a very important system administration task, and should generally be run from a cron job at scheduled intervals. We will use the mysqldump utility included with mysql to dump...

Howto: Change timezone in Linux

If you get your web hosting services from foreign country and you might want to change the server time zone to your location in Linux server, use the following script. To set your time...