Browsing: Linux

The Linux category encompasses a broad range of topics related to the Linux operating system, including distributions, system administration, security, and open-source software. Ideal for both beginners and seasoned professionals, this category provides insights and tutorials to help you master Linux and leverage its powerful features in various IT environments.

Keeping your system up-to-date with the latest security patches is essential to ensure the safety and integrity of your Linux environment. In this guide, we’ll explore how to check for security updates, find Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVEs), and install security updates using DNF (Dandified YUM) and RPM (Red Hat Package Manager).

Rsyslog is a widely used free and open-source logging application found in most Linux distributions. It plays a critical role in log management, which is a key component of network architecture. With a continuous stream of log messages from various system sources—including utilities, applications, daemons, network services, kernels, and hardware devices—Rsyslog provides a centralized solution for logging, monitoring, and analyzing system events. Effective log management with Rsyslog aids in troubleshooting system errors, monitoring system performance, and evaluating system security, helping administrators maintain a robust and secure Linux environment.