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Introduction to Linux - A Hands on Guide
This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter.
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Posted 04-06-2016 at 01:42 PM byshsmith Updated 04-06-2016 at 01:44 PM byshsmith
Ok, dealing with that latitude, trying to get the dvd rom working under windows (xp) have been futile. Windows says there are no drivers (even though I can navigate right to where they are) and won't let me install any. On a hunch I made a bootable Puppy Linux ISO on a thumb drive and booted from it. The DVD ROM works fine! So now I have to decide what Linux distro I want to put on that laptop. I ordered a power supply for it and one for the Inspiron and they should be here by close of business...
Posted 04-04-2016 at 06:00 PM byrocket357 (Musings on technology, philosophy, and life in the corporate world)
Spent the past 20 minutes troubleshooting an OpenVPN issue.
Problem: OpenVPN client connects, pulls an IPv4 address, but does not get route information. Manually added routes don't allow ping.
Solution: tap devices cannot talk to tun devices, at least not directly/natively. tap devices are layer 2. tun devices are layer 3. 2, no matter how close it gets to 3, is simply not 3. (ARP tries hard to prove otherwise, but as there is no such thing as a L3 header in...
Officially, my wife and I are now Florida homeowners!! Closed on the property this mourning. I think we will be leaving in Oct/16 and not returning until late April/17. Right now it's cold outside and chance of rain later in the week. Spoke to a friend in Florida this mourning and it's in the mid 70s', expecting to get to the mid 80s' today. We've got a great community in Florida with loads of activities. Keep the wife busy, while I golf!!
The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce the final beta release of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Desktop, Server, Cloud, and Core products.Codenamed "Xenial Xerus", 16.04 LTS continues Ubuntu's proud tradition of integrating the latest and greatest open source technologies into a high-quality, easy-to-use Linux distribution. The team has been hard at work through this cycle, introducing new features and fixing bugs.