Forward and Reverse Proxy Differences Explained

Proxies are placed between various connections online. Because of the variations in the dimensions of the different connections, different types of proxies exist. While some proxies indicate a direct relationship between the proxy server and the client, some tell you which of the gadgets the proxy server is. In some cases, it can even show data management or how to deal with privacy in such a scenario. Depending on the proxy position, it can either be a forward proxy or a reverse proxy.

9 ways to use the Touch command with examples

Have you ever wondered what the touch command does? If you did, you have come to the right place.  It is a versatile command that not only lets you create new files but also lets you change the timestamps of an existing file.

How to share files between Android and Linux wirelessly

Are you looking for a way to wirelessly transfer files between your Android phone/tablet and your Linux PC? If so, then you have come to the right place. Now there are no native solutions for sharing files between the two platforms. You need to make use of third-party solutions, of which there are plenty. However, for this tutorial, we will be using the KDE Connect app to transfer the files.

How to install and use 7-zip in Linux

7-zip is a free, open-source file archiver that uses the 7z file format (extension). However, this tool can read and write to other file formats. 7-zip is most popular among Windows users. It can run both in the command-line or the Graphical User Interface to read and write archive files.

How to format a USB drive or SD card on Ubuntu

In this post, we are going to look at how you can format your USB drive or the SD card on the Ubuntu operating system. Most of these methods will also work with other Debian based operating systems like Kali Linux, elementary OS, Zorin OS, Parrot, Tails, Debian, and many more.

How to verify a Linux ISO image before installing it

Making use of the corrupted ISO images for installation can cause an unstable PC or in worst cases, an inoperable PC too. Hence, I suggest to first authenticate the ISO image before installing it.

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Top opensource virtualization software for Linux

Virtualization in computing involves creating virtual machines, storage, hardware, computer network resources, or an operating system. You can create many instances of a given operating system on a single computer. These instances are called virtual machines. Virtualization software has become popular as they extend the capabilities of a system drastically. Virtualization is most preferred and applied for cloud computing.

Deepin DE review: The most beautiful Linux DE

The Deepin Desktop Environment, or DDE for short, is one of, if not the best-looking Linux desktop environments out there. It brings a clean, elegant, modern, and professional-looking user interface. Not only will it woo anyone who looks at it, but it also provides a super intuitive and familiar user experience.

Deepin vs. Ubuntu – which Linux distro is for you?

Deepin Linux, a.k.a Deepin OS, is widely regarded as the most beautiful-looking Linux distro out there. In fact, it can even give proprietary OSes like Windows and macOS a run for their money in terms of looks and aesthetics. Furthermore, the distro's focus on stability and ease of use gives Linux newcomers all the more reasons to fall in love with Deepin OS.

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How to fix shell script permission denied error in Linux

When attempting to run applications in Linux, one of the most typical issues that arise is the "bash:./program name: permission denied error." This issue happens most frequently when the script you are attempting to run does not have the appropriate execute permissions.

How to reload a Tmux config file

You also close the simultaneous remote terminal sessions when you end an SSH connection. Tmux comes in handy here since it saves those sessions after the SSH connection is ended. Tmux is a terminal multiplexer that is free and open source.

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How to Resize Images by Command line in Ubuntu

Today, let's talk about how to resize images by command line via Terminal. Command line way of doing things have their own advantages. In most of the cases, it is highly efficient to use command line when doing things from a remote computer. Also, Terminal consumes least amount of system resources and is lightning fast.

How to install Network Security Toolkit

Network Security Toolkit is one of the various distributions intended for Linux penetration testing. The core reason for existence is providing an open-source alternative for users to access network security applications under one roof. It is a simple look at the Network Security Toolkit as an aid for network administrators and security experts in general. It is also based on Fedora Linux.

How to Create a Comprehensive Mail Server on Ubuntu

Postal is a free and open-source mail server used to send and receive emails. It comes loaded with tons of excellent features and functionalities, making it extremely popular among large organizations as well as in enterprise settings.