Author: Ryan Sukale

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How to check your ubuntu version

Occasionally you might want to know the version of ubuntu when installing a package. I usually use the following command $ cat /etc/lsb-release DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu DISTRIB_RELEASE=13.10 DISTRIB_CODENAME=saucy DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION=”Ubuntu Saucy Salamander (development branch)”

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What does ip address 0.0.0.0 mean?

The first time I saw that addres I was a bit confused. I used to think that 127.0.0.1 was the only way to refer to your local machine. Turns out, 0.0.0.0 is another way...