Posts tagged "open source"

Red Hat Linux Versions: Fedora, Enterprise, and CentOS

Many software and operating systems now offer similar services and functions in today’s rapidly advancing IT world. This has made it difficult to determine the “best” OS or software application on the market. Manufacturers are launching readily comparable products forcing organizations to face the reality of being in charge of determining which OS or software […]

December 7, 2017 | Hannah Brandon | Views: 5321

What is Linux?

Almost everyone is familiar with Microsoft or Mac operating systems, but did you know those two are not your only choices when it comes to computer operating systems? This post will help you gain insight into one very common question, “What is Linux?” What Is Linux? First introduced in 1991 by Linus Torvalds, Linux is […]

October 4, 2017 | Hannah Brandon | Views: 3671

Installing Arch Linux on VirtualBox

For this Friday, focus on increasing the number of times you fail at work. If you’re not pushing the limits and setting realistics stretch goals, then you’re not learning. If you’re going to fail when learning about new software, then fail in VirtualBox. It’s free and forgiving. The Arch installation provides the perfect opportunity to […]

May 13, 2016 | William Ruddy | Views: 12875

How To Build A Virtual Lab to Hack Computers Legally

For those who want to learn about computer hacking or improve their skills, the proper learning environment is important. As most of us know, hacking into a computer or network without authorization is a serious crime. Practice hacking without putting your future career in jeopardy by setting up a home penetration testing lab. You might assume […]

March 30, 2016 | 405ashley1952 | Views: 61386

Aliases in Linux

Photo Credit: alias via txmx 2 cc This article elucidates the alias command, its purpose, and how to create permanent alias changes by editing bash startup scripts. These topics are important to grasp for the CompTIA Linux+ exam.

March 10, 2016 | William Ruddy | Views: 4037