Release Notes For Linux v0.95

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This is the release notes for linux release v0.95 (source code: linux-0.95.tar.gz) with format adjusted by removing/replacing tabs/spaces/new lines. This notes document can give us an understanding of the early development of the Linux kernel. The original ASCII formatted version is at the end of this post. RELEASE NOTES FOR LINUX v0.95 Linus Torvalds, March
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How to Install Hyperledger Fabric 2.0 in Ubuntu 18.04

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Hyperledger Fabric is a consortium blockchain system. It’s performance is relatively good and its modular architecture enables it to be usable in many scenarios. Hyperledger Fabric itself has rich documents and samples of test networks. For beginners, deploying a new network for trying and testing still consumes quite some time. In this post, we will
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Adding Gmail SMTP in Thunderbird

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Gmail’s authentication is secured by rejecting access from less secure apps. By default, adding Gmail SMTP in Thunderbird with your Google account password as SMTP authentication password will not work. And Google is beginning to shut off Google Account access to less secure apps. To solve this, the method is to use OAuth2 authentication instead
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Why I cannot login remote server with its root

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# ssh root@192.168.122.96 root@192.168.122.96’s password: Permission denied, please try again. Do according to [1]. NOTE: on Ubuntu, remember to restart ssh service like this “sudo restart ssh”. [1] https://access.redhat.com/documentation/en-us/red_hat_enterprise_linux/6/html/v2v_guide/preparation_before_the_p2v_migration-enable_root_login_over_ssh

How can I login without password and run command in server at a local machine remotely?

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Login without PWD is fast and efficient. Running commands in server from local machine also have these benefits. login without PWD: add PC A’s public key to PC B’s authorized keys. > a@A:~> cat .ssh/id_rsa.pub | ssh b@B ‘cat >> .ssh/authorized_keys’ > b@B’s password: Run command remotely ssh root@MachineB “ls” NOTE: running commands remotely is
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encfs on CentOS 6 can’t mount as normal user

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On CentOS 7, using a normal user, encfs works just well. On CentOS 6, using the root user, encfs works. However, the problem is, on CentOS 6, using a normal user account, encfs does not work as on CentOS 7. $ encfs -s ~/t/.enc ~/t/enc EncFS Password: fuse: failed to exec fusermount: Permission denied fuse
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How to make lftp to use key for authentication for sftp on Linux?

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I have successfully enabled password-less ssh login to a remote server, say example.com with username user. But when I use lftp to log on the sftp by lftp sftp://user@example.com it still asks my password. How it make lftp use my private key to logon the remote lftp server? There is a little trick to make
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Linux boots failed with “sulogin: can not open password database” while the /etc/passwd and /etc/shadow files look fine

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Linux boots failed with “sulogin: can not open password database” while the /etc/passwd and /etc/shadow files look fine. How to fix this? The OS is Fedora 22. You may try this trick Step 1: boot Linux with rw init=/bin/bash following this tutorial. Step 2: after Linux booted, disable SELinux following this tutorial. Reboot. If it
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Is Firefox Sync safe, that is, could someone else read my password saved in Firefox without my password?

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Firefox needs an email address and a password to login and sync. Is Firefox Sync safe, that is, could someone else read my password saved in Firefox without my password? In short, only you with your password can see your data. Others, even Mozilla’s servers, without your password, can not see your decrypted data. In
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How to force ssh client to authenticate using password on Linux?

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ssh client can use many authentication methods like password, keys. On a server, I set password-less log in with private/public key. Now, I want to try whether the new password is set correctly by log on using ssh. By default, the key-based authentication method is used again. How to force ssh client to authenticate using
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How to export Google Chrome password on Linux?

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How to export my Google Chrome password on Linux to a human-readable text file? In newer versions of Chrome, the passwords are stored using the encrypted password storage provided by the system, either Gnome Keyring or KWallet. We need to force Chrome to use a temporary profile folder with unencrypted password storage. Step 1. Connect
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VirtualBox report “Kernel driver not installed” on Fedora 21

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VitualBox is installed on Fedora 21 by # yum install VirtualBox The following packages are installed kmod-VirtualBox-3.18.7-200.fc21.x86_64-4.3.20-4.fc21.4.x86_64 VirtualBox-4.3.20-3.fc21.x86_64 There is the kernel modules package installed. However, when running virtualbox (after reboot), it reports: [zma@laptop:~]$ virtualbox WARNING: The vboxdrv kernel module is not loaded. Either there is no module available for the current kernel (3.18.7-200.fc21.x86_64) or
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Decrypting a Password Protected RSA Private Key

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I got a password protected RSA private key with headers like (I have the password): —–BEGIN RSA PRIVATE KEY—– Proc-Type: 4,ENCRYPTED DEK-Info: AES-256-CBC,… How to decrypt a password protected RSA private key? You can use the openssl command to decrypt the key: openssl rsa -in /path/to/encrypted/key -out /paht/to/decrypted/key For example, if you have a encrypted
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Direct multi-hop ssh connection

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How to use multi-hop ssh connection without needs to ssh multiple times? As a example, you are connecting to server.example.com through proxy.example.com from laptop.example.com as follows: laptop —-> proxy —-> server 2 possible methods: Method 1: Use the similar method as in Directly SSH to hosts using internal IPs through the gateway. Add this to
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