If you are a regular Linux user, you must have encountered the term ‘Zombie Processes’. So what are the Zombie Processes? How do they get created? Are they harmful to the system? How do I kill these processes? Keep reading for the answers to all these questions.
If you’re a Linux user (which is likely if you’re a reader of this blog), you probably know that Linux dominates the server market. The servers that power the internet, store data backups, and stream your favorite online videos, are all highly likely to be running some flavor of Linux. While the usual flavor of choice for these ventures is typically Red Hat Enterprise Linux or it’s less expensive cousin CentOS, Ubuntu Server has also carved out its own territory in data centers around the world.
When it comes to penetration testing, hacking and offensive distros, one of the first to be mentioned is Kali Linux. It is based on Debian and is available in 32-bit and 64-bit editions. Today we take a look at installing Kali Linux. We will look at using the entire disk and installing alongside Windows.
Partition editing is a task which not only requires carefulness but also a stable environment. Today GParted is one of the leading partition editing tools on Linux environment. GParted is not only easy but also remains powerful at the same time. Today I am going to list out the installation as well as basics to use GParted which will be helpful to newbies.
The Thing about us Linux users is that we are never committed to one particular distro. We are always looking for something new, something more exciting. It may be a new Desktop Environment, a newer kernel or a completely different Linux experience.
Many times our storage devices like sd cards and Pen drives get corrupted and unusable due to one or other reasons.
Linux Mint is arguably the best Linux distro around and I recommend it above any other operating system out there. It provides you with one of the best out-of-the-box experience with an awesome selection of software, packages and media plugins. But what if you have to run it along Windows 10 because of that one software that is not available for Linux? Well I got you covered.
As a Linux enthusiast and a distro hopper, I am always checking out new distros or newly released of distros I already know about. There are a few handy tools available on Linux for writing ISO images to disks or USBs. Some of these tools include Unetbootin and Etcher amongst others.
A VPN, or Virtual Private Network, is a security concept designed to allow remote users to connect to a particular local network to the internet via a secure tunnel. In simpler terms, a VPN is an encrypted connection between two (or more) remote computers.
It comes a time when for some reason someone forgets the login password for their Ubuntu computer, hence they become unable to access the computer. That is not the end, there is always something that can be done.