Hey all, I'm a linux noob (2 months) and loving it so far. I have tried many a distro and have landed here. I really like the simplicity of CB and find it works really good on my new netbook. With my dire need to learn about linux, I just felt that the user friendly distros like ubuntu or mint, were simply, too user friendly. I wanted a distro that would help me learn
The days of free and open source software being something that only pasty white guys living in their moms basements cared about are long gone. Today, the FOSS movement is absolutely huge, with even big companies buying into the concept thanks to the cost savings and beneficial functionality offered by increasingly competitive and polished FOSS options.
hey guys, i am hoping some hope. I am using linux very late. i am a pc user since last 6 years. but now , i found that its interesting. i want to learn it from the bottom of my heart, i am kind of addicted to it. can you guys tell me how to make it more interesting and more easy?
Is it possible to add a user and restrict him to run special programs?
For example after this user logs in, he can only open Firefox to use Internet and no other programs can be run by this user.
For example in a terminal, commands will not be accessible when you delete some environment variables like $HOME.
But is it possible to avoid running programs in a graphical shell, like Gnome?
If yes, how
A key feature that Manjaro and the other desktop distributions that are based on Arch Linux bring to the table is a point-and-click, user-friendly installation program. Another are user-friendly graphical package managers. Those are the type of programs Im always looking for on any desktop distribution.
I was reading up on how to install git on a VPS Linux server. The fist step listed in to create a new user for git (which is often named 'git'.) I am fairly new to Linux server administration and I am a bit baffled by the idea of creating new users specifically for programs.