Linux

How to Configure the UFW Firewall in Linux

UFW actually stands for Uncomplicated Firewall and not Ubuntu firewall like many people believe. This name reflects the fact that it’s surprisingly easy to configure. Most users will only need to set literally three options before they’re relatively safe. Those who want to set some advanced configuration options won’t have …

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How to Fix mod_authz_host Apache Errors in Linux

When installing the apache2 service on Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Arch, Scientific Linux, Debian Server, Ubuntu Server or any of the other distributions that support it, you might find that you get an error about the mod_authz_host module that prevents the execution of the service. You’d likely find this error …

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How to Install VLC Extensions on Linux

The VLC player allows you to install extensions, plugins and skins without the need of the Debian, Ubuntu, Arch or Fedora package managers. You simply install .lua files by copying them into a directory. These .lua files work as extensions on most versions of the VLC media player and some …

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How to Fix OLE Error 8004013F on Linux

If you’re attempting to run any sort of database or macro in a Wine-based environment on any sort of GNU/Linux implementation, then you might experience some sort of error message. At some point during the program flow, you might ultimately see an OLE Error 8004013F box. Your script will then …

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How to Fix pulseaudio issues in Linux

Ocassionally the pulseaudio service stops for various reasons. Most commonly it suddenly stops working after playing certain sorts of full-screen games or playing certain videos. If one of these applications were to suddenly stop or if you had to use xkill to force it to stop, then you might need …

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How to Uninstall Bitcoin Core and Remove Data in Linux

Bitcoin Core is now fully compatible with many distributions of Linux, as well as a number of other Unix-based operating systems. Installing precompiled binaries shouldn’t be difficult for that reason, but it can consume quite a bit of space on whatever partition you have mounted to the / directory. You …

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How to Install a Two CD Game on Wine in Linux

Wine makes running Windows games under Linux very easy for the most part, but it can be slightly complicated by the fact that Windows manages volumes very differently than Unix-based operating systems. While Wine can mount directories to virtual drive letters, it can be a challenge to install games that …

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