FOSS LINUX AUTHOR
Arun did his bachelor in computer engineering and loves enjoying his spare time writing for FOSS Linux. He uses Fedora as the daily driver and loves tinkering with interesting distros on VirtualBox. He works during the day and reads anything tech at night. Apart from blogging, he loves swimming and playing tennis.
Previously, We covered a post on How to dual-boot Windows and Ubuntu on the same PC. We also went further and looked at How to dual-boot two Linux distributions like Fedora and Ubuntu. This post will look at something around the same line but a little different.
Nslookup (Name Server Lookup) is a Linux tool used to get information from a DNS Server as requested by the user. The DNS (Domain Name System) is a critical part of the internet used to match websites' names (e.g., fosslinux.com) to their resulting IP Address. Therefore, the nslookup can come in handy for network administrators to query the DNS to obtain the IP address, domain name, or any other specific DNS record. It is also used in troubleshooting DNS related issues.
OpenSUSE, previously referred to as SUSE Linux, is a German distribution that still holds a good position in the DistroWatch rankings. Even though it's not popular as it used to be, openSUSE still has many users. Currently, openSUSE comes in two standard variants - Tumbleweed and Leap. Tumbleweed is a rolling release or commonly known as "bleeding edge." This variant guarantees users access to the latest Linux packages.
We have previously looked at how you can create a bootable USB drive of various Linux distributions from a Windows PC. Some of these posts include Creating a Linux Mint Live USB drive on Windows and How to create a Bootable Ubuntu Live USB drive on Windows using tools like Rufus and PowerISO. This post will do the reverse - How to create Windows 10 USB installation Drive in Linux.
After seven weeks of constant development, Linus Torvalds finally released Linux Kernel 5.10 LTS on 14th December 2020, and it's now available to the masses. Linus Torvalds announced this fantastic release on the Linux Kernel mailing list, stating:
Previously, we looked at some of the available distribution independent package formats used to install apps on Linux systems. They include Snap, FlatPak, and AppImage. Our post on 'Snap vs. Flatpak vs. AppImage: Know The Differences, Which is Better' will give you a detailed guide and the difference between the three.
If you are getting started with Linux systems, terms like "Shell scripting" or "Bash scripting" can be quite common - But what do they mean? Before we get into details, learning Bash scripting can help you save time in executing and performing various system tasks and understand the Linux command-line (Terminal) better and automate multiple system tasks.