Linux:- Get Distro Name via lsb_release ( CentOS )

Background Last evening, a family member asked me whether it is Ubuntu we are running on one of our Linux boxes. I said I think it is CentOS. But, I will confirm. lsb_release lsb_release to the rescue.   Error Error - Command Not Found Command - lsb_release Syntax Sample Output Output - Text Output - … Continue reading Linux:- Get Distro Name via lsb_release ( CentOS )

Comodo AntiVirus on Linux ( CentOS):- Uninstall

Background In an earlier post covered one of the choices available for uninstalling Comodo AV on a Linux box.   Lineage Comodo Antivirus on Linux – uninstall ( CentOS ) Date Published:- 2022-August-17th Link   Outline Search for installed package Tool:- yum Uninstall package Tool:- rpm Tasks Review Installed Packages YUM - Search Outline We … Continue reading Comodo AntiVirus on Linux ( CentOS):- Uninstall

Shutter Installation On Linux/CentOS ( v8) using Snaps

Background In an earlier post spoke of the bane of installing the shutter application on a CentOS v8 system.   Lineage Shutter:- Installation on Linux/CentOS ( v8 ) Link   Workarounds Snaps One possible work around is to try our installation using Snaps. What is Snaps? Wikipedia Link Snap is a software packaging and deployment … Continue reading Shutter Installation On Linux/CentOS ( v8) using Snaps

Shutter:- Installation on Linux/centOS ( v8 )

Background There are certain use cases where the built-in screen capture on Cent-OS does not work for me as well as I will like it to. BTW, the built-in screen capture on CentOS v8 is aptly named screenshot.   Installation Outline Repository Import GPG Keys Nux Desktop Repository Avail Repository ( epel-release ) epel-release Install/Update … Continue reading Shutter:- Installation on Linux/centOS ( v8 )

Google:- Chrome Update ( Linux – CentOS )

Background Usually Google Chrome updates work seamlessly. One is prompted and the update occurs. But, this last update did not work for me.   Error Message Image   Textual Can't update Chrome.Chrome couldn't update to the latest version, so you're missing out on new features and security fixes. Remediation Outline Terminal Mode Launch terminal Google … Continue reading Google:- Chrome Update ( Linux – CentOS )

Comodo Antivirus on Linux – uninstall ( CentOS )

Background I am not happy with Comodo AV on my Linux desktop. As I could not properly configure it using one of its built-in configuration tool. BTW, the tool's name is /opt/COMODO/post_setup.sh. It is time to uninstall.   Uninstall Outline List Artifacts rpm Get Installed Package Info ( rpm -qp ) Uninstall Package ( rpm … Continue reading Comodo Antivirus on Linux – uninstall ( CentOS )

Comodo Antivirus on Linux – Configuration – RedirFS kernel modules ( CentOS )

Background Let us see whether we can successfully configure Comodo AV on our CentOS Linux box. The configuration tool that that we will be attempting to use is called /opt/COMODO/post_setup.sh.   Error Message Unfortunately on running /opt/COMODO/post_setup.sh, we received an error message. The error message reads Image Textual Remediation Outline Installation DNF List Product Install … Continue reading Comodo Antivirus on Linux – Configuration – RedirFS kernel modules ( CentOS )

Comodo Antivirus on Linux – Installation ( CentOS )

Background At a certain point in my life, I dealt a bit with helping friends remove viruses from their computers.   Lab Environment I have a couple of Linux boxes in our lab environment. Every few weeks I tinker with them a bit. I am running Clavam as my baseline desktop AV tool.   Comodo … Continue reading Comodo Antivirus on Linux – Installation ( CentOS )

WSL:- Provision CentOS

Background Let us quickly provision CentOS using WSL on a Microsoft Windows 10 system.   Microsoft WSL Linux Distributions Here are the Linux Distros that are officially supported by Microsoft WSL. NAME FRIENDLY NAME Ubuntu Ubuntu Debian Debian GNU/Linux kali-linux Kali Linux Rolling openSUSE-42 openSUSE Leap 42 SLES-12 SUSE Linux Enterprise Server v12 Ubuntu-16.04 Ubuntu … Continue reading WSL:- Provision CentOS

CentOS:- “dnf -y config-manager –set-enabled PowerTools” – “Error: No matching repo to modify: PowerTools.”

Background Playing around with installing applications on our Linux box running CentOS. It is a recently rebuilt Linux box and it is running CentOS version 8. Ran into a little error in the middle of the consequent application installs. We will talk about the error in this post.   Error Error Image Error Text Scenario … Continue reading CentOS:- “dnf -y config-manager –set-enabled PowerTools” – “Error: No matching repo to modify: PowerTools.”