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  • Cheat-Sheet: Adding an Additional Database to an Existing MariaDB Replication

    This cheat-sheet is a quick rundown on adding an additional database to an existing MariaDB master-slave replication setup. The distro-agnostic instructions cover key steps such as creating and exporting databases, granting privileges, and configuring replication settings. Use this guide as a refresher when you need to sync an additional database. Read Now

  • How to Set Up a Samba Share on Linux Mint

    Setting up a Samba share on your Linux Mint system can be a great way to share files between multiple computers on a local network, regardless of the operating system they’re running. With Samba, you can create a shared directory on your Linux Mint machine and access it from your Windows machine, allowing you to easily transfer files between the two. In this tutorial, we’ll guide you through the process of installing and configuring Samba on Linux Mint, creating a shared directory, setting up a Samba user, and connecting to the Samba share from a Windows 10 machine. We’ll also show you how to map the Samba share to a drive on your Windows 10 machine for added convenience. Read Now

  • Learn the Basics of SSH: A Beginner’s Guide for Linux Users

    Learn the basics of SSH and how to use it to securely connect to a remote Linux server. This beginner-friendly guide covers everything from creating and managing SSH keys to advanced features like port forwarding and X11 forwarding. Whether you’re new to Linux or just new to SSH, this guide has everything you need to get started. By the end, you’ll be using SSH like a pro! Read Now

  • How to Install yay AUR Helper on Arch Linux: A Step-by-Step Guide

    Yay is like a special helper that makes it easier to install new software on your Arch Linux system. With Yay, you can find and install lots of different programs, and Yay will help you take care of all the details like making sure you have everything you need to run the program. This guide will show you how to set up Yay on your computer and start using it to find and install all kinds of cool new programs. Read Now

  • How to Install Paru AUR Helper on Arch Linux

    Paru is a flexible and efficient AUR helper that can make installing and managing packages from the Arch User Repository (AUR) much easier. This tutorial will guide you through the process of installing Paru on your Arch Linux system, and give you an overview of its basic functionality. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced Arch Linux user, this tutorial should provide you with a useful resource for optimizing your system and exploring the vast world of the AUR. Read Now

  • How to Set Up a Samba Share on Linux Mint Debian Edition (LMDE)

    If you have multiple computers in your small office and want to share files between them, setting up a Samba share on your Linux Mint Debian Edition (LMDE) system can be a great solution. Samba is an open-source implementation of the SMB/CIFS networking protocol that enables file and printer sharing between different operating systems, including […] Read Now