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  1. LorenDB

    Software review: Howdy

    I found Howdy a few weeks ago while browsing GitHub (that's what programmers do instead of Twitter). It is supposed to be a Linux alternative to Windows Hello. I installed it on my laptop yesterday in order to try it out. My impressions so far: Easy to use if you are familiar with the terminal...
  2. learntechtutorials

    How To Fix Sudo Command Not Found in Debian

    sudo command isn’t included in Debian by default. That’s why you get the error message saying “-bash: sudo: command not found”. In this article you can learn how to fix sudo command not found in Debian.
  3. A

    Major security and usability flaw in Linux (root privileges and sudoers, folder access restriction, Ubuntu Linux)

    Alright, let me give you the context. I am a business owner with strong technical background, say a programmer, though not an advanced system administrator. I've bought a VPS server where I want to host several applications and webpages. One of the apps consists of backend, admin frontend and...
  4. W

    Cannot uninstall Lazy script

    I'm using kali2020.1b. I have downloaded the Lscript from git clone on Kali Linux and now cannot uninstall. My issues is uninstall.sh is not highlightned when I go into the Lscript directory. I have attached the screenshot of it. Please help me Thanks in advance, John
  5. superboy2k6

    Add a specific user to get sudo privilleges using shell scripts ONLY

    Hey so I wanted to create a shell script so that a user is added in which the user has sudo privilleges. My code went like this: #!/bin/bash useradd liveuser ; echo -e "liveuser\nliveuser" | passwd liveuser usermod -aG sudo liveuser su liveuser exit It did create the user with the password but...
  6. superboy2k6

    yay not installing in Arch linux

    Hello again, After a fresh install of Arch Linux, I went ahead and made a shell program (.sh) which has these lines: echo Installing yay in this machine git clone https://aur.archlinux.org/yay.git cd yay sudo makepkg -si But it shows an error stating like this: ERROR: Running makepkg as...
  7. B

    Security Implications of Giving Root Access to Group of Untrusted Users

    Hello all, Let's say that on a production system, a sysadmin configure /etc/sudoers with following entry: %teens ALL=(ALL:ALL) ALL The entry above allows teens group (which is untrusted) to execute any commands with sudo. The sysadmin assumed that teens group knows what they are doing. Is...
  8. CptCharis

    Terminal not accept passwords

    Hello guys, Hope all of you have a great day!!! Since I updated to "Tessa" I have spot out this two issues: 1. I can't minimize any window (what ever I will do windows closing) this is the minor one problem 2. My terminal is not accepting any password exept sudo ( i.e I can't ssh ) this is...
  9. CptCharis

    philosophical worries

    Good evening Ladies & Gentlemen. I found this in FB from account "Linux Girl in a Windows Word" *quote* Sudo seems to be a mess when it comes to using #Linux in a large corporation. One password and no ability to create more then one #root account. Leads to #admins sharing the same #password...
  10. Rob

    How do YOU pronounce 'sudo'?

    Do you say "Sue Due" or "Sue Dough"?
  11. CptCharis

    sudo: unable to resolve host

    Hello everybody!!! I changed my hostname in /etc/hostname but I can't use sudo anymore sudo: unable to resolve host Any suggestion ?
  12. Rob

    Video: Add user to sudo using the visudo command

    You'll come across a time that you'll need to add a user to the sudoers file. This is done by using the visudo command as root. I created this video about a year ago - hopefully it will help someone out there.
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