Better Monitoring Tools For Ubuntu And CentOS

Better Monitoring Tools For Ubuntu And CentOS

Linux systems ship with monitoring tools by default like top, df, and du that help monitor processes and disk space. Often times though, they are not very user/visual friendly. We’ll be setting up three friendlier versions of the previously mentioned tools (htop, ncdu, pydf) to help better monitor our VM instances. Installation On Debian/Ubuntu systems […]

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Patching the Dirty Cow Exploit on CentOS

Patching the Dirty Cow Exploit on CentOS

What is “Dirty Cow (CVE-2016-5195)”? The “Dirty Cow” vulnerability is exploited through how Linux processes code. It allows for an unprivileged user to gain root privileges. This can be used on any server with a vulnerable kernel. At the time of writing, there have been updates to certain operating systems, but others remain affected. The […]

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How to Install Jupyter Notebook on a PlegmaHost CentOS 7 Server Instance

How to Install Jupyter Notebook on a PlegmaHost CentOS 7 Server Instance

  Jupyter Notebook, derived from IPython, is a widely used, interactive data science web application which can be used to create and share scientific computing-related documents. This article will show you how to install Jupyter Notebook on a PlegmaHost CentOS 7 server instance for remote access. Prerequisites Before getting started, you need to: Deploy a […]

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Microsoft replaces cmd.exe with PowerShell in latest Win10 build

Microsoft replaces cmd.exe with PowerShell in latest Win10 build

Microsoft is keeping on getting out old code from Windows, making PowerShell the default command line shell in its latest Windows 10 release. PowerShell will start up via the file explorer in the latest insider preview build 14971 instead of the cmd.exe command prompt. It will also launch in the Win + X menu, the shift-right-click context […]

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