Is CentOS…dead? CentOS is a Linux distribution that provides a free and open-source community-supported computing platform, functionally compatible with its upstream source, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL). In December 2020, Red Hat unilaterally terminated CentOS development. In response, CentOS founder, Gregory Kurtzer, created the Rocky Linux project as a successor to the original mission of CentOS. Rocky Linux Rocky Linux is a Linux distribution that is intended to be a downstream, complete binary-compatible release using the Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) operating system source code.
Fun terminal tools There are very useful command line tools, which are used for daily administration, whatever the job you have to do, an example are find, grep, cat, less, etc. There are also more complex tools that require the study and consultation of manuals such as docker, vagrant, etc. and are for advanced users such as systems engineers and developers. Other tools are used … well, practically nothing, except to elicit a laugh.
In this section you will find the tools, utilities and editors or IDE that I use daily for my work, my hobbies and my open source projects, which you can find on my Github page. Fedora: Welcome to Freedom Fedora is a Linux kernel based operating system. It offers three editions: Fedora Workstation, for all desktops and laptops Fedora Server, for any server Fedora IoT, for all ARM devices It is also available in different variations, called spin.
Why a file server? One of the most common ways to network Linux and Windows computers is to configure Samba as a File Server. This section covers setting up a Samba server to share files with Windows clients. Configure Samba First of all, you have to prepare your machine with everything you need. To do this server, I’m using a Fedora 33 server OS. Let’s start by installing the packages needed to make our server a Samba file server.