How to List Installed Packages on Ubuntu 22.04

How to list installed packages on Ubuntu

Knowing how many packages are installed on your computer is often essential. Often there are many packages installed on your computer that you do not even know about. Many of them are pre-installed when you do a fresh install of your operating system. You may want to see and list these packages. In this article, … Read more

How to Install Foxit PDF Reader on Ubuntu

Ubuntu PDF Reader

PDF is one of the most popular and preferable file formats when it comes to reading, printing, and sharing files. This is because it can be opened on almost all operating systems. In Linux, you might be familiar with many PDF readers. Foxit PDF Reader is among the popular PDF readers that are available for … Read more

How to Install KDE Plasma Desktop on Debian

KDE Plasma on Debian

KDE Plasma is the graphical workspace environment that is created by KDE for Linux systems. It is based on the Plasma framework and is open source. This contemporary desktop environment is highly customizable making it users’ top choice. In this guide, we will learn how to install KDE Plasma on a Debian system. System Requirements … Read more

How to Install Gradle Build Automation Tool on Rocky Linux 8

Gradle on Rocky Linux 8

Gradle is a build automation tool with a focus on extensibility and performance. It can perform tasks related to software compilation, deployment, testing, static analysis (e.g., linting), and more. Gradle is straightforward to learn if you are new to automated builds or want an alternative solution for any of the above tasks that your current … Read more

How to use Yum package Manager on Rocky Linux

Rocky Linux Yum package manager

The yum and dnf package managers are used to install packages or software on your RedHat-based Linux distributions like Rocky Linux. Moreover, the ‘yum’ command checks security updates and binary package information. This article will explore different uses of the yum command in Rocky Linux 8 and Rocky Linux 9. Open the terminal and log … Read more

How to Shutdown or Reboot Debian 11

Debian 11 Shutdown or Reboot

In this guide, we will show you how you can reboot or shut down (power off) a Debian server or desktop from the command line (Terminal). Debian shutdown command The first step is that you open the Terminal, or connect to the system by SSH. Then you run the following command to shut down the … Read more

How to Generate a Strong Pre-shared Key on Linux

Secure pre-shared key

A PSK, or pre-shared key, is a password made up of a random string of characters while encrypting and decrypting data. As the name implies, both parties engaged in the cryptographic process are aware of the key in advance, as it is required not only for decryption but also for encrypting the data. Hackers can’t … Read more

How to Install Cockpit on Rocky Linux 8

Cockpit management console on Rocky Linux

Cockpit is one of the best web-based server management dashboards because of its ease of use and installation. It also offers a great dashboard by which you can catch server-related information in real time. It also gives access to CPU load, a variety of processes, filesystem statistics, and other data. This server management tool provides … Read more

How to Make a User an Administrator in Debian 11

Debian Administrator User

If you have multiple user accounts in your system, it is not a good idea to give administrative privileges to all of them. It is always safe to limit the privileges of certain accounts to prevent unauthorized and potentially harmful changes to the system. However, if you want to assign administrative privileges to certain users, … Read more