What is a file in Linux? What is file system in Linux? Where are all the configuration files? Where do I keep my downloaded applications? Is there really a filesystem standard structure in Linux? Well, the above image explains Linux file system hierarchy in a very simple and non-complex way. It's very useful when you're looking for a configuration file or a binary file. I've added some explanation and examples below, but that's TL;DR.Read More »
fortune is a simple program that displays a pseudorandom message from a database of quotations that first appeared in Version 7 Unix. The most common version on modern systems is the BSD fortune, originally written by Ken Arnold. Distributions of fortune are usually bundled with a collection of themed files, …Read More »
Fixing error: Package packagename is not available, but is referred to by another package. This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or is only available from another source E: Package ‘packagename’ has no installation candidate
A common error in Linux A very common error in Linux; well, most Debian based Linux distributions such as Debian itself, Ubuntu, Kali, Linux Mint has this error when trying to install a package/application “Package packagename is not available, but is referred to by another package. This may mean that …Read More »
Fixing ProxyChains ERROR: ld.so: object ‘libproxychains.so.3’ from LD_PRELOAD cannot be preloaded: ignored.
Nullsec posted on – November 29, 2014 at 7:53 pm regarding ProxyChains giving an error: ERROR: ld.so: object ‘libproxychains.so.3’ from LD_PRELOAD cannot be preloaded: ignored. Essentially, this might expose you. Following fix was also posted by NullSec, ‘Thank you‘. (I’ve only formatted his comment to make it more user-readable!) ProxyChains …Read More »
Forgetting root password is an hassle. We try to be vigilant with our security and set a complex root password. We also try not to login using directly into root account (in most production boxes) and use sudo instead. So it’s not very unlikely to loose your root password and …Read More »