10 Advantages of using Linux in Nigeria (Africa).

Linux is perhaps the third most popular operating system today after Microsoft Windows and Apple Mac. A lot of development and tweaking was and is still on-going in Linux as there are over one thousand independent projects from different distributions,…

Drivers caught using Mobile phones

Mobile phone detection cameras pick up more than 3,000 NSW drivers in a week

Mobile phone detection cameras have captured 3,303 New South Wales drivers in a single week of operation. That represented less than 0.5% of the 773,532 vehicles checked by the new cameras in various locations across the state in the first…

How To Keep Ownership And File Permissions Intact When Copying Files Or Directories

The other day I planned to backup some data from my Ubuntu desktop system to an external USB drive. After I transferred all data to the external drive, I noticed that the owner and permissions of the files and directories…

IBM Transforms its Software to be Cloud-Native and Run on Any Cloud with Red Hat

ARMONK, N.Y., Aug. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that it has transformed its software portfolio to be cloud-native and optimized it to run on Red Hat OpenShift. Enterprises can now build mission-critical applications once and run them on all leading…

How to Mount Windows Share on Linux using CIFS

On Linux and UNIX operating systems, a Windows share can be mounted on a particular mount point in the local directory tree using the cifs option of the mount command. The Common Internet File System (CIFS) is a network file-sharing…

Introduction to DNF History and How to Rollback Updates

In this article we will discuss the DNF (or YUM) history command. This command allows you view a timeline of DNF transactions. This high view of package manager transactions makes it easy to correct issues and see exactly what has…