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UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface)

botond published 2020. 01. 18, Sat - 10: 45 time
UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) is a specification that defines the interface between the operating system and the platform firmware. UEFI replaces the previous BIOS (Basic Input Output System) originally found on all IBM PC-compatible PCs, but most UEFI implementations that are still in use today support legacy BIOS services using the Compatibility Support Module (CSM).

BIOS (Basic Input Output System)

botond published 2020. 01. 03., P - 14: 50 time
BIOS stands for Basic Input / Output System, a system that initializes hardware during the system startup process and provides runtime services for operating systems and programs.

Perfect server: Debian 10 (Buster) V1.0

botond published 2020. 01. 02., Cs - 17: 15 time
In this tutorial, we build the perfect Debian 10 (Buster) server version 1.0, which we build on the previous Debian 10 (Buster) LAMP server. On this page, we do the following: compression, installation of the mail system, additional settings for MariaDB and Apache, installation of spam filters and anti-virus software.

How to use UUID unique identifiers to consistently mount partitions

botond published 2019. 12. 23., H - 17: 25 time
The Universally Unique Identifier (UUID) is a unique identifier that Linux systems use to identify different volumes / partitions, so that the mountings on different block devices cannot change even if the order of hard drives on the computer changes, for example, during maintenance. . In this tutorial we will look at how to use UUIDs in our fstab file instead of device names to mount our partitions in a consistent manner.

GNU GRUB

botond published 2019. 12. 21, Sat - 17: 33 time
GRUB is the GNU Project operating system software package that allows you to select which system to boot when you have more than one installed, or to start a particular kernel configuration on a given operating system partition.

Making a bootable flash drive with the balena Etcher 1.5

botond published 2019. 12. 20., P - 14: 50 time
Balena Etcher is an open source freeware program that lets you conveniently create bootable flash drives for computers and bootable SD cards, for example, for Raspberry. In this tutorial, we will try this powerful utility that offers the ability to create bootable flash drives on both Linux and Windows platforms.

Upgrading the Drupal base system to 8.8

botond published 2019. 12. 18, Wed - 15: 26 time
On December 2019, 4, Drupal released its latest core system, 8.8.0. Previously, we've talked about how to easily upgrade the Drupal base system, but in this release, much has changed so you have to go a little deeper. So in this tutorial we will look at how to upgrade our Drupal base system from 8.7.10 to 8.8.0.