The main index for the Linux knowledge on Elvenware.
What is the difference between Windows and Linux? They are both great operating systems, but Windows is optimized for end users, and Linux is optimized for developers.
If you are using Ubuntu, it is definitely worthwhile for you to get to know the MediaWiki based Ubuntu Guide site:
Note that the also have ebooks available:
William Shotts advocates for free information. His is a good book on the Linux command line.
Command Line Cheat Sheets:
One chore you should perform regularly is updating the code on your server. It is possible to have this done automatically, but I usually do it by hand. All you need do is issue the following two commands.
sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade
If you want to update from one version of the distro to the next version, then use this command:
Java gets installed in the /usr/lib/jvm directory.
sudo apt-add-repository ppa:flexiondotorg/java sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install sun-java6-jdk sun-java6-plugin sudo update-alternatives --config java
apt-get install ssh
On the client machine:
ssh-keygen ssh-copy-id <userName>@<theServerYouWantToConnectTo> ssh <userName>@<theServerYouWantToConnectTo>
On the server edit /etc/ssh/sshd_config and set Password Authentication to no.