Glibc: GHOST Vulnerability Test To See If a Linux Sever Is Secure

T he GHOST (CVE-2015-0235) is serious network function vulnerability in Glibc. How do I check and test if a my Linux based server is secure using command line options?   There are two methods to…

Bash: Reissue And Repeat A Long Command Without Retyping It on a Linux, OS X & Unix

I ‘m a new Ubuntu Linux user. In Linux, Apple OS X or Unix-like systems, how do I reissue or repeat a long command without retying it?   You need to use the history command…

Ubuntu Linux: Edit and Open Files That Require Administrator Privileges

T here are certain files in Ubuntu Linux (or Unix-like systems) that only root user access or edit. How can I edit and/or open files that requires admin (root) access on a Ubuntu Linux?  …

Linux Change Disk Label Name on EXT2 / EXT3 / EXT4 File Systems

H ow can I modify partition labels on a Linux operating systems? How to change disk name on the ext4 file system on a Ubuntu Linux using command line?   You need to use the…

How To Mount a Remote Directory With SSHFS on a Linux

H ow can I mount a remote directory with ssh on a Linux bases system? How do I use SSHFS to mount remote file systems over SSH on a Ubuntu or Debian/RHEL/CentOS/Arch Linux system?  …

How To Patch and Protect OpenSSL Vulnerability # CVE-2015-0291 CVE-2015-0204 [ 19/March/2015 ]

O n 19th March 2015, multiple high and moderate severity level vulnerabilities released in OpenSSL, a Secure Sockets Layer toolkit used in a Linux and Unix-like systems. How can I fix these vulnerabilities on a…

Debian/Ubuntu Linux: Find If Installed APT Package Includes a Fix/Patch Via CVE Number

I am a Debian Linux server user. How do I view the changelog of an installed package and find out if given CVE includes a fix or patch? How do I see a fix or…

How To Patch and Protect OpenSSL Vulnerability # CVE-2015-0291 CVE-2015-0204 [ 19/March/2015 ]

O n 19th March 2015, multiple high and moderate severity level vulnerabilities released in OpenSSL, a Secure Sockets Layer toolkit used in a Linux and Unix-like systems. How can I fix these vulnerabilities on a…

Debian/Ubuntu Linux: Find If Installed APT Package Includes a Fix/Patch Via CVE Number

I am a Debian Linux server user. How do I view the changelog of an installed package and find out if given CVE includes a fix or patch? How do I see a fix or…

HowTo Debian/Ubuntu Linux Auto Mount Windows NTFS File System [ntfs-3g]

I ‘m dual booting MS-Windows with a Debian / Ubuntu Linux desktop. How can I auto mount a drive containing a MS-Windows NTFS file system on a Linux based systems?   The New Technology File…