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Customizing the Bash Environment

Bash Environment Customization Being able to customize the Bash environment on your server has a multitude of benefits such as adding aliases for common commands you use, customizing the prompt displayed when connected, as well as displaying information on login. This article will assist you in learning how to do this.   .bashrc File Any Bash environment…

DNS Record Types Explained

The Domain Name System (DNS) is the directory for the internet that helps organize and identify locations.  It’s a guide that helps direct people to a desired location, like a home address.  DNS translates the human-identifiable domain names into physical IP addresses your computer can read.     DNS records are like the road signs…