To change the font in the Virtual Terminal in Debian or Ubuntu/Linux Mint, run this command. sudo dpkg-reconfigure console-setupsudo dpkg-reconfigure console-setup This lets you select the various character sets and fonts to customize your virtual terminal. [email protected]:~$ sudo dpkg-reconfigure console-setup [sudo] password for jason: Your console font configuration will be updated the next time your …

To find out what repository a package came from, use the dpkg -s command. [email protected]:~$ dpkg -s zdoom Package: zdoom Status: install ok installed Priority: optional Section: web Installed-Size: 9330 Maintainer: DRD Team <[email protected]> Architecture: amd64 Version: 2.8.1 Depends: libc6, libstdc++6, zlib1g, bzip2, libgtk2.0-0 Recommends: timidity, libfluidsynth1 Description: Advanced Doom source [email protected]:~$ dpkg -s zdoom …

Cracking an Ubuntu password with John the Ripper is very easy. All that is needed is a good wordlist and the John The Ripper utility. Install the John the Ripper password cracking utility. [email protected]:~/Documents/Windows$ sudo apt install [email protected]:~/Documents/Windows$ sudo apt install john Dump the Linux user account information to a file from the shadow and …

The GRUB configuration on Fedora is editable with the VIM text editor, but what if the user wishes to edit it with a graphical program? Well you can. The grub-customizer utility allows a superuser to edit the GRUB file with a GUI window. Install it like this. [[email protected] Documents]# dnf install grub-customizer-5.0.6-1.fc25.x86_64[[email protected] Documents]# dnf install …

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Setting a larger console font on Ubuntu Linux 12.04. To do this first get to a text console by pressing Ctrl-Alt-F2 and login with your username ↦ password, then type this command to set a larger font. setfont /usr/share/consolefonts/Lat7-TerminusBold28x14.psf.gz This is a nice large font and is more readable if you are on a 1920*1080 …

The printerbanner command will create a dot matrix printer banner. Just run the command and then type a string and hit ENTER. [email protected]:~$ printerbanner Message: [email protected]:~$ printerbanner Message: Debian Print out the contents of a text file in octal format. [email protected]:~$ od .dmrc 0000000 042133 071545 072153 070157 005135 060514 063556 060565 0000020 062547 062475 …

To install this very useful Linux monitoring tool on your Linux system, firstly add this line to your /etc/apt/sources.lst file. deb http://apt.izzysoft.de/ubuntu generic universedeb http://apt.izzysoft.de/ubuntu generic universe Then download the required GPG key for the apt packages. wget http://apt.izzysoft.de/izzysoft.ascwget http://apt.izzysoft.de/izzysoft.asc And then add this GPG key to apt. jason$ sudo apt-key add izzysoft.asc OKjason$ sudo …

To change the hostname of an Ubuntu machine, there are a couple of files that need editing. Firstly, open the /etc/hostname file and change the hostname in here to the one you wish to use. 09:51:17 0 ~ jason$ sudo vim /etc/hostname09:51:17 0 ~ jason$ sudo vim /etc/hostname Then edit the /etc/hosts file and change …

The bash shell has some very useful features when using the command line. This can make using the command line much faster. For example, if you forget to type sudo before a command, this can be fixed this way. jason$ fdisk -l /dev/sda fdisk: cannot open /dev/sda: Permission deniedjason$ fdisk -l /dev/sda fdisk: cannot open …

The smartmontools package for Debian allows the user to get comprehensive hard disk information. This is useful if the hard disk drive is behaving strangely. This might mean it is failing. Install the smartmontools package. [email protected]:/home/jason# apt install [email protected]:/home/jason# apt install smartmontools Now you may check your hard disk drive for any errors. [email protected]:/home/jason# smartctl …