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A bit of info about shell history

Posted 03-15-2021 at 11:40 AM by crajor

Recently I had done an online search and managed to use the info gathered to set up and configure iptables.
However, after finishing that, I discovered that there was also an ip6tables that also needed set up and configured. The question I asked myself was "Am I gonna have to do another internet search for ip6tables, too?"
I spent some time thinking about this, trying to think of how I could find a command list to set up ip6tables. I actually came up with an idea to try...
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Syntax is important!

Posted 10-16-2020 at 10:28 PM by crajor
Updated 10-16-2020 at 10:31 PM by crajor (typo)

This is a story that should help us all see how important syntax is in linux commands. I had recently installed PCLinuxOS2020, and I wanted to set up some aliases in this new install. It had been awhile since I had last done this, so I did a search to get info on how to make these aliases permanent. Not hard to find and got the info I needed to do that.
Per instructions, I created a .bash_aliases file wherein I put my aliases.
alias rf=clear
alias rfa= source ~/.bash_aliases
I then...
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Tailoring Icons

Posted 04-06-2020 at 09:17 AM by crajor

My hope is that these entries can be used by others to learn SOME of the ins and outs of tailoring linux to one's own 'flavor'. I decided this morning to install stellarium to my bodhi linux system (5.0 64bit). I had to learn how to work with an appimage file (had seen them before but never thought about using them until discovering that stellarium is an appimage file).
A net search revealed that Appimage files are the closest equivalent to a windows executable file (.exe) due to the ability...
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