Posts Tagged ‘Ubuntu’

Firefox Upgrade In Ubuntu

May 28th, 2019, posted in Linux OS

We cannot upgrade Firefox to a recent version in Ubuntu just by navigating to Help and by clicking the Check for Updates option!- the way usually followed by everyone to upgrade Firefox browser on their Windows machine. We can upgrade it, by two ways. Either by adding a PPA and upgrade or by downloading the binaries and installing it manually.firefox_ubuntu_icon,linux administration,ubuntu administration,firefox ubuntu icon,firefox icon,ubuntu icon,firefox update,firefox update on ubuntu

Via Terminal:

Step1: Adding Firefox PPA key

→ Take your terminal

Copy paste this code in your terminal

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mozillateam/firefox-next

Step 2: Update

→ To finish indexing the repository

→ Please don’t close the terminal window before completing the update process.

sudo apt-get update

Step 3: Installing Firefox

->To upgrade copy paste the command after following the above steps

sudo apt-get install firefox

→ When it prompts for Y or N, type Y

→ Wait for the process to complete

→ Restart your browser, if it is opened.


How To Connect to a Remote Server in Linux, Solairs, Ubuntu

August 19th, 2015, posted in Solaris

What Is SSH ??

One essential tool to master as a system administrator is SSH.
SSH, or Secure Shell, is a protocol used to securely log onto remote systems. It is the most common way to access remote Linux and Unix-like servers, such as VPS instances.
In this guide, we will discuss how to use SSH to connect to a remote system.

Basic Syntax

The tool on Linux for connecting to a remote system using SSH is called, unsurprisingly, ssh.
The most basic form of the command is:

ssh remote_host

The remote_host in this example is the IP address or domain name that you are trying to connect to.
This command assumes that your username on the remote system is the same as your username on your local system.
If your username is different on the remote system, you can specify it by using this syntax:

ssh remote_username@remote_host

Once you have connected to the server, you will probably be asked to verify your identity by providing a password.
Later, we will cover how to generate keys to use instead of passwords.
To exit back into your local session, simply type: