Installing MySQL on Debian/Ubuntu

The installation for MySQL on Debian will be through the APT repository. Now there is a default MySQL server installation and one that is offered by Oracle through their software repositories. We’ll take the official route by first adding Oracle’s sources first and then installing the MySQL server. How to Install MySQL on Debian/Ubuntu Before …

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Setting Hostname in Debian

There are multiple ways of setting hostname in Debian or Linux system. You can temporarily change the hostname, or permanently apply the changes to a system. Let’s go over these methods. Setting hostname temporarily Let’s start with the temporary and simple method. The hostname command in Debian allows you to set up the system hostname …

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Linux ifconfig command

NOTE: Before reading this article, I would like to inform you that the ifconfig command is outdated, and is not recommended anymore. The ip command is the current replacement for the ifconfig command. Even though this program may be outdated, you may be in a system where you may need this command, so I’ll start …

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