Find Files in Linux with the find command

Search for files starting in the / directory named resolv.conf

# find / -name resolv.conf -type f -print

Searches for files starting in the root directory the start with host

# find / -name  “host*” -type f -print

Finds all .html files in /usr/share/apache2/default-site/ and changes the permissions to 644 (rw-r-r–).

# find /usr/share/apache2/default-site -name “*.html” -type f -exec chmod 644 {} ;
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Run Linux Apps on the Windows 10 Subsystem for Linux with Fedora and X410

Before you can install any Linux Distribution on Windows 10 you will need to install the Windows Subsystem for Linux Feature.There are two way to install this:1. Open a Powershell as administrator and run the following command: PowerShell Enable-WindowsOptionalFeature -Online -FeatureName Microsoft-Windows-Subsystem-Linux 2. Or you can install it in the

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How To Recover Using a System Recovery Disc

How to recover your system to a previous point in time using your System Recovery Disc. Make sure that when you start your computer you boot to your native DVD/CD drive and not to windows. Also make sure you have the Disc inserted into your Drive or else your computer

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Outlook Spam filter – Block Senders Domain

Using Microsoft Outlook Spam filter to block senders domains. I received between two to four spam emails a day, many of which I thought I had already blocked.  After minutes of research I realized that the sender is changing the username of the email address.  This is the part of

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How To Create a Windows System Repair Disc

Create a Windows System Repair Disc In Windows you can create a Windows System Repair Disc incase your computer crashes.  The will allow you to recover your OS if something gets corrupted or a bad driver gets installed. In this day and age we can’t always rely on our devices

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Install VMware tools on Debian and Ubuntu

Installing VMware tools on Debian and Ubuntu is not as easy as on Windows but following a the steps below should make fairly easy. These instructions should work for VMware ESXi, VMware Workstation, and VMWare Fusion. Login to Debian and switch to root user Check if required packages are installed

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Convert an SSL Certificate from pfx to p7b

Some websites require you to use a SSL client certificate to do business with them.  This allows sites easily deploy two-factor authentication. Today I needed to convert a .pfx certificate to a .p7b.  I the past I have used openssl, but realised this could be done using the certificate store

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Setting up Parental Controls on MAC OSX

You can find information for anything you can imagine on the internet. This is why it is so important we filter what our children can see and have access to. I have had many people come to me with their computers saying it is running slow, frequent advertising popping up

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Website Blocker with OpenDNS

Filtering what our kids can see on the internet using OpenDNS.  At home we need to block what websites our kids can see on the internet. If you have multiple computers and tablets at home its tough to manage what they can and can’t access on the internet. You can

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