Category «Linux»

Installing ClamAV on CentOS 7

Summary The other day I was performing a system update on my CentOS desktop when it struck me that I do not have an antivirus product on my machine. Like many Linux users I rely on the fact that Linux systems are considered as less vulnerable compared to Windows systems. As a rule I do …

An introduction to grep

Grep is a must learn command for working with linux or for scripting. I found that for learning basic material, watching a video is more engaging and helped with retention. For more complex concepts and posts with a lot of technical detail I still prefer the written page. There are many great grep tutorials on …

Network issue after cloning Centos 6 VM

SUMMARY After cloning a Centos 6.5 VM I discovered that the first active NIC was not the expected eth0; instead eth1 was active. Delving further into the network setup, I found there was no ifcfg-eth1 file. This prevented me from assigning an IP address for eth1. This problem is solved by fixing the mismatch between …