Linux Foundation LFCS and LFCE Pratik Tolia Plans to Become Authorized Instructor | Linux.com


The Linux Foundation offers many resources for developers, users, and administrators of Linux systems. One of the most important offerings is its Linux Certification Program, which is designed to give you a way to differentiate yourself in a job market that’s hungry for your skills.
How well does the certification prepare you for the real world? To illustrate that, the Linux Foundation will be spotlighting some of those who have recently passed the certification examinations. These testimonials should serve […] Continue Reading…

How to Password Protect a Vim File in Linux | Linux.com

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How to Kill a Process from the Command Line | Linux.com


Picture this: You’ve launched an application (be it from your favorite desktop menu or from the command line) and you start using that launched app, only to have it lock up on you, stop performing, or unexpectedly die. You try to run the app again, but it turns out the original never truly shut down completely.
What do you do? You kill the process. But how? Believe it or not, your best bet most often lies within the command […] Continue Reading…

Creating Virtual Machines in KVM: Part 1 | Linux.com


So, you want to stuff your Linux laptop or PC full of virtual machines and perform all manner of mad experiments. And so you shall, and a fine time you will have. Come with me and learn how to do this with KVM.
KVM, kernel-based virtual machine, was originally developed by Qumranet. Red Hat bought Qumranet in 2008, re-licensed KVM to the GPL, and then it became part of the mainline kernel. KVM is a type 2 hypervisor, which […] Continue Reading…

Microsoft Bakes Linux into Windows Server » Linux Magazine

Microsoft is graduating to become a Linux vendor. It started with Microsoft introducing WSL (Windows Subsystem for Linux) for Windows 10, which was the company’s attempt to help developers using Windows 10 manage their Linux machines on Azure cloud.The company then worked with Docker not only to create Docker for Windows, but also to bring Docker containers to Linux servers, allowing customers to run more than 900,000 Linux containers on Windows Servers.Now Microsoft is baking […] Continue Reading…