Bash Bug – Shellshock – How to fix it – Ubuntu / CentOS / RedHat / Fedora

A vulnerability has been discovered in Bash shell (default shell in many Linux OSs) . To check if your bash version is affected, issue the folowing command on the Terminal: env x='() { :;}; echo vulnerable’ bash -c ‘echo hello’ Vulnerable bash would show the folowing text: vulnerable hello If you are not vulnerable, you […]

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Mac OS X – Lion

In case you have been wondering about the next release of Mac OSX, Apple has put up some details about the next member of the OSX family. The new born cub is called LION, Mac OS X Lion, Lion being 10.7 version of the Mac OS X clan. Interested to know more? Here are some […]

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Ubuntu 9.04 !!!

Ubuntu 9.04 is Coming Soon! On April 23rd, 2009, the newest member of the Ubuntu family will be released and made available for download. For specific details, check out Ubuntu 9.04 The Ubuntu 9.04 pre-release version is available for download and testing.

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Linux cron tasks

Cron task is used to automate tasks in Unix/Linux. It is something that you need to trigger commands / scripts @ specific interval of time. It is sort of task scheduler that windows has. But it is much more customizable and is command line based. So lets see how can we add cron tasks. Lets […]

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