Linux

Get Linux IP address
How to get your Linux IP address in different ways
  • Technical matters

If you want to check your IP address in Linux, you have a couple of options. In addition to the graphical route via the settings, you can also use commands to get the information you’re looking for. Here, we’ll introduce you to some of these commands, like “ifconfig”, the equivalent of the “ipconfig” Windows command in Linux.

How to get your Linux IP address in different ways
Ubuntu task manager
How to launch and use the Ubuntu task manager
  • Configuration

To check whether processes affect system performance or CPU usage, you need a system monitor. The Linux distribution Ubuntu has a task manager for this purpose. In this article, you can learn how to launch the Ubuntu task manager, what its functions are and what distinguishes it from other task managers. Read on to find out more about this task manager.

How to launch and use the Ubuntu task manager
Ubuntu: The Linux system for everyone
Ubuntu: The versatile Linux distribution with long-term support
  • Know-how

Whether a home PC, work laptop, or website server – without an operating system, the management of hardware resources wouldn’t be possible. Windows systems have proven themselves over the years, and Apple computers run with Mac OS X as the standard, but Linux distributions are no longer a niche in the server environment. Ubuntu, for example, continues to build on traditional open source...

Ubuntu: The versatile Linux distribution with long-term support
Solr
Solr - The Apache search platform
  • Configuration

What exactly is Solr? The answer to this question lies in our article. In combination with the Java library, Lucene, Solr can be used to build powerful web search engines. Do you need to index your documents? Solr will take care of this. First, we explain the basic terms of practical open source software and its functions. In our Solr tutorial, we’ll explain how to set up the search platform. In...

Solr - The Apache search platform
Set up your own Debian FTP server with ProFTPD
How to install an Debian FTP Server
  • Configuration

FTP servers are suitable solutions if you want to make files available for download or offer multiple users a platform for storing and accessing data. The practical server-client technology also plays an important role in the maintenance of web presences. This tutorial explains how to install and set up your own Debian FTP server.

How to install an Debian FTP Server
Samba server: the cross-platform network
Samba Server - The solution for a cross-platform network
  • Configuration

Network administrators are often faced with the challenge of coordinating different operating systems such as Windows or Linux. But with the use of a Samba server, sharing services in a network environment is a piece of cake.

Samba Server - The solution for a cross-platform network
Rocky Linux
How good is Rocky Linux?
  • Configuration

Rocky Linux is due to become the successor to CentOS, along with AlmaLinux. The operating system has been available since 2021 and has received good reviews thus far. Keep reading to find out exactly what Rocky Linux is, which advantages and disadvantages this Linux distribution offers, and which fields the system is best suited to.

How good is Rocky Linux?
openSUSE Leap
openSUSE Leap | What does this Linux distribution do?
  • Configuration

The Linux distribution, openSUSE Leap, has been impressing users worldwide for several years now. We’ll discuss what the operating system offers, for whom the Linux variant is suitable, and which advantages openSUSE Leap has. We will also look into the other Linux distributions that openSUSE offers. Read on to find out more.

openSUSE Leap | What does this Linux distribution do?
MBR vs GPT
MBR vs. GPT
  • Configuration

Partitions help you to manage disk space more efficiently. For example, by splitting up the available disk space into smaller sections, you can easily separate system files from application files and personal data. However, if you want to create a partition, you will have to decide whether to use MBR or GPT. So how does each of these partitioning styles work? And what’s the difference between...

MBR vs. GPT
Lubuntu
Lubuntu - The fast and lean Linux distribution
  • Configuration

Lubuntu is an ideal solution for upgrading older computers due to its low hardware and memory requirements. But the Linux distribution is also suitable for other purposes. In our article, we take a closer look at the Ubuntu derivative, who it’s suitable for, and what Lubuntu’s system requirements are. Read on for more.

Lubuntu - The fast and lean Linux distribution