Generate File of Specific Size on Linux (With Commands)

Generating files of a specific size can be useful for testing purposes. There are several different commands in Linux that can create files of certain sizes. Check out the commands and examples below to learn how. Generate file of specific size with truncate The truncate command may be the perfect tool for the job, as …

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How to Install Pip on Kali Linux

pip is the package installer for Python. On Linux, pip allows for easy installation of Python programs and dependencies. For Python developers, pip is an essential tool. In the context of Kali Linux, pip is mostly used for hacking scripts or to download dependencies that hacking scripts rely on. Even if you don’t write Python …

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Allow Port Through Firewall in Ubuntu 20.04

Ubuntu comes with ufw (uncomplicated firewall) installed by default. This is a frontend for iptables/nftables, the built-in Linux firewall, and is meant to make firewall management a bit easier. In this guide, you’ll see how to add rules to the firewall to open ports and allow certain services to have access through the firewall on …

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How to Disable (or Enable) Firewall in Ubuntu 20.04

Ubuntu comes with ufw (uncomplicated firewall) installed by default. This is a frontend for iptables/nftables, the built-in Linux firewall, and is meant to make firewall management a bit easier. Stop/Disable Firewall in Ubuntu If you find the Ubuntu firewall interfering with connections on your system, one option is to disable the firewall completely. Warning: it’s …

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Install GUI on Ubuntu 20.04 Server & Desktop

Although GNOME is the default GUI, there are many different desktop environments available for Ubuntu. If you want to try a different desktop environment, or need to install a GUI because you don’t have one yet, we’ll show you how in this guide.

How to Install WhatsApp on Ubuntu 20.04

WhatsApp is a free messaging application used by over a billion people worldwide. WhatsApp provides secure, reliable voice and video calls that can be made locally or internationally with a Wi-Fi or cellular data connection. WhatsApp is available for multiple devices, like computers, tablets, and phones. Though there doesn’t exist a download link for Linux …

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Download Linux

The links below will take you directly to the download pages of some of the most popular Linux distributions. All distros in this list are completely free to download and use. Not sure which one to choose? Check below the link table to find out more about each distribution and to learn about Linux in …

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How to Install Notepad++ on Ubuntu 20.04

While there are alternatives to Notepad++ on Linux, such as gedit, Sublime Text, GNU Emacs, and others, it isn’t exactly easy to replace the many benefits Notepad++ has. Notepad++ possesses valuable features such as syntax highlighting, macro recording, full support for many programming languages including HTML, text autocompletion, and much more. Though there doesn’t exist …

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