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What Makes Linux More Secure Than Windows?

When you browse around old school computing forums, you will find the Linux vs. Windows debate raging in full force. People have been discussing this topic for years, arguing over which of the two systems is better for each kind of user, along which of…

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The Top 4 Ways Your Linux Computer Can Earn You Money

Computers, whether they run Linux or not, as a rule, don’t tend to be cheap. However, what if I was to tell you that you can offset at least some of that cost by using the machine itself? Well, you can, and below you can find out exactly how to do…

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6 Myths That Scare Away New Linux Users

Have you ever wanted to switch to Linux but were to afraid? Here are some of the myths that stopped you and the real truth behind them.Hard to installThis is one of the most popular myths about Linux which exists mostly because a lot of people don’t ev…

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Merry Christmas and Happy New 2019 Year!

Another year has gone. It was a nice year, even though this blog is no longer actively written by me. A year of changes in the life. A year of travel. A year of love.Let me wish to all of my readersMerry Christmas!Happy New Year!I wish you all the best…

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Install Nagios core 4.4.1 on Ubuntu 18.04 Server

Nagios® Core™ is an Open Source system and network monitoring application. It watches hosts and services that you specify, alerting you when things go bad and when they get better.Nagios Core was originally designed to run under Linux, although it should work under most other unices as well. (…)Read the rest of Install Nagios core […]

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Install Webmin on Ubuntu 18.04 (Bionic Beaver) Server

Webmin is a web-based interface for system administration for Unix. Using any modern web browser, you can setup user accounts, Apache, DNS, file sharing and much more. Webmin removes the need to manually edit Unix configuration files like /etc/passwd, and lets you manage a system from the console or remotely. (…)Read the rest of Install […]

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Welcome to Linux Consultant

This site is a collection of tips, examples and small chunks of code I’ve used over the years as I’ve worked with Linux. Mostly the items found here are for my own use but I’ve made the site public in the chance that it will help other people. If you find something useful please let me know. Also if you think something I’ve mentioned could be done better I would welcome the feedback.

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Misc git tips

Want to see if your branch is on the remote server? Want to see what branches are? Run git branch -av Not seeing your branch on the remote server, run git push origin BRANCH_NAME Added a file to .gitignore but you already checked it in? Run git rm –cached FILENAME Changing your origin server? Run git remote remove origin

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