Day: August 17, 2021

How to check the Ubuntu version from the command line

Based on Debian, Ubuntu is an open-source and free software-based Linux system. All ubuntu versions may run alone or on a virtual machine on the PC. Ubuntu is a popular cloud-based operating system with OpenStack support. The default desktop of Ubuntu is GNOME. GNOME is a desktop environment – in plain terms, it is an …

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How do I find my IP address in Ubuntu

An IP address is one-of-a-kind or a unique numerical identifier such as 192.168.3.124 for a device on the internet or a local network. IP stands for “Internet Protocol,” a collection of rules and serves two main purposes: network or host interface identification or location address. The IP address can be both private or public. A …

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Check what ports and processes are running in Ubuntu

You must know what ports are operating and which process is running on that port before connecting to a port or debugging. Sometimes you may also have problems like “port already in use,” and if necessary, you have to know what process is using that port and terminate it if needed. It may be achieved …

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GSOC contribution summary

Secure .desktop handling (Thunar !117, !121, Exo !44, Libxfce4util !16) .desktop file is a special kind of script that is optimized for launching application. It can use custom icon and name to represent application. However, this feature can be abused as it can disguise it as any type of file. To prevent this security breach, …

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