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Author: Freddy Reese

Freddy works in the Liquid Web Managed Hosting Support team with a strong passion for all things related to Linux administration, cybersecurity, and aviation. In his free time, he likes to keep up with the latest news on topics ranging from fusion to space technologies. His hobbies include automating all kinds of stuff using Arduino/Raspberry Pi, learning and flying around in flight simulators, playing with his dog Chupko, swimming at nearby beaches, and staying physically and mentally healthy by going to the gym.

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This article looks into what Pip for Python is, and how to install it on the AlmaLinux operating system along with best practices in regard to its usage.

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What is Umask in Linux?

Umask (short for user file-creation mode mask) is used by UNIX-based systems to set default permissions for newly created files and directories. It does this by masking or subtracting these permissions. For example, with the usual Umask being set to 022 on most systems all the new files we create will subtract the Umask value from full permissions (for files that would be 666 - 022 = 644). Umask can be expressed in octal or symbolic values. 

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Transferring small files to your new Windows Server can be a hassle when first setting everything up. Plesk, file transfer protocol (FTP), or network file sharing might not be ready to use, or your Internet service provider (ISP) may block those web ports.

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What is OpenSSL?

OpenSSL is an open source software cryptography library widely used by applications to encrypt communication over computer networks using Transport Layer Security (TLS) and Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocols. It's licensed under Apache License 2.0, so you can use it for commercial and non-commercial purposes.

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Java is one of the world's most popular and widely used languages, used to develop everything from mobile apps and enterprise software to scientific computing. One of the most significant advantages of Java is that it can run almost anywhere after being compiled. This article shows how to install Java on Windows, Ubuntu, and macOS. 

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