Adding missing repositories for Debian

So, after installing Debian, if there is no network connection during installation, only the repositories available on the ISO will be added to the sources list. Hence, installing via simple apt command won’t be available.

Fortunately, the fix is quite straight forward and simple and it takes ~30 seconds :):

  1. Open terminal:

  1. Add the following lines:

  1. Run the update

  1. test with installing htop

  1. enjoy the easy life with linux :).

 

Life span of a Linux user/ basic Linux user management

Bob comes into the company and wants to use Linux as his main Operating system.

Some of the basic moments in the lifespan of his user on Linux are: user creation, group adding, SELinux user related activities, deletion, etc.

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Fix: Fedora 25 Server stuck at “Setting up installation source” [probably Bug 1048344]

Fix: Fedora 25 Server stuck at “Setting up installation source”

Installation started, everything selected and you end up with the following screen and ongoing process of “Setting up installation source”.

Stuck at setting up installation sources fedora 25 server
Stuck at setting up installation sources fedora 25 server

Possible problem, that can cause this is related to the networking (or the lack of decent connection in this case). Probably caused by Bug 1048344, more info on which can be found here.

So after removing the virtual switch, everything continued flawlessly 😊.

Finding files in Linux

File searching with Linux [slightly modified man page]

Name: find –  search for files in a directory hierarchy

Synopsis: find [directory where to search]

Basic finding options:

  • find . – find in current directory
  • find /etc – find in the etc directory
  • find / – find in the root directory

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