Steven Vona is a Linux administrator whose passion for technology extends beyond the day to day and into a love of teaching his skills to others. Steven is trained and certified in multiple technologies, including Microsoft Windows, Linux, VMWare and Cybersecurity, and has over 16 years of experience working in both the public and private sectors. Because Steven did not complete a traditional educational path, he is mostly self-taught and a strong believer in learning by experimentation. Steven began to teach himself programming at age 12 and ran a BBS in 1988; when teaching, he encourages others to try different solutions and learn from their mistakes and successes. Outside of technology, Steven is an animal lover and an avid photographer who enjoys exploring and photographing his native city, Philadelphia.
Changing System Locale Settings in Red Hat 8
Setting the correct system locale is important for many reasons. The locale setting controls how a lot of the information on the system is presented. It usually specifies the keyboard layout, input language and is used by many programs on the system. The system locale...
Find and Delete Empty Directories on the Linux Command Line
In this Linux quick tip we will be discussing how to find empty directories and how to delete them. We will also examine how to find empty files (zero size) and how to act on them as well. Finding Empty Directories Using the find command...
4 Ways to Discover Your IP Address from the Linux Command Line
Learn how to get your ip address information from the Linux command line using various commands like ip, hostname and nmcli.
How to Mitigate ICMP Timestamp Vulnerabilities in Linux
Learn how to mitigate the ICMP timestamp vulnerability in Linux by blocking certain types of Internet Control Message Protocol at the firewall.
5 Command Line Tools to Break Your Dependence on the GUI
Learn about 5 interesting Linux tools that will help break your dependence on the GUI and keep you productive on the command line.
rev Command - Reverse Order of Characters on Command Line
How to use the Linux rev Command to reverse characters in text and strings. We also explore 3 practical uses for the rev command.