Steps to install WinRAR “rar” using Ubuntu Linux

Most of us in the IT sector need a file compression tool to shrink and open large files.  Please see the following steps to use “RAR” in an ubuntu command line scenario Installing RAR Open a terminal window and type in: sudo apt-get install rar sudo ln -fs /usr/bin/rar /usr/bin/unrar Go to the  Archive Manager… Read More »

Why Ubuntu uses sudo instead of root login?

Once you are an administrator on the Linux or UNIX platforms you will likely know the top level directory is known as root. The root directory in both Linux and Unix  by default has access to all the commands and files and should be the only account to have write access to main filesystem. Although… Read More »

Ways to Create a Boot installation for Fedora Linux – Redhat

There are several ways you can consider when deciding to install a Linux distribution. Though CentOS and Redhat installations are similar in structure and theory we are going to provide a practical approach to installing the free version of Redhat Linux (Fedora Linux operating system . Ways to Create a boot installation for Fedora Linux (Redhat) You can… Read More »

Things to consider before you install Linux

Linux Installation Considerations When looking to install Linux there are several factors that you should plan and consider before installation. We consider the following when looking to install Linux The purpose of the installation whether its for training, testing or production environment or personal use The type of Linux distribution installation; Ubuntu, Red hat Fedora Linux… Read More »

Do you need Linux Certification?

Is IT Certification in Linux Necessary? If you are in the Technology field you will see a lot of employers now are asking for relevant certification to compliment your experience in the IT field. If you have Linux experience, it is surely recommended to try to become certified in the your field of expertise. When looking… Read More »