Overview of basic settings
Linux has various basic settings that you can configure to customize the behavior of your system. These settings are typically found in configuration files, and they can affect various aspects of the operating system:
- System time configuration: The system time in Linux is critical for a variety of tasks, including scheduling tasks, logging, and time-sensitive applications. The system time can be configured using the
timedatectlcommand in most modern Linux distributions. This command allows users to set the system’s time zone, as well as the date and time.
- Hostname configuration: The hostname is the name given to a computer or device on a network. In Linux, the hostname can be configured using the
hostnamectlcommand. This command allows users to set the hostname, as well as the static IP address and domain name.
- User and group configuration: In Linux, users and groups are used to control access to the system and its resources. The...