For most users of Linux the Command Line is their best friend. The Terminal wasn’t meant to be so serious at all times, it’s also funny sometimes. If you don’t know, here are some commands that will make you see the funny side of the Command Line. Can you remember the first funny command you […]
Most people like me prefer using Command Line in everyday life to Graphical User Interface (GUI) . Today i`am going to show you how play music files from the Command Line using one of the best Command Line players (SoX) which supports most audio formats. Such as: wav, mp3, mpg, mp3, ogg, flac, etc.
We have already shown you how to install and configure a basic Samba server in our previous article. Today I am going to show you how to install and configure a Samba domain controller with LDAP backend. ie. The users created in LDAP server can login to your domain controller. In this tutorial, my test […]
Protecting files from unwanted deletion is very important security on the tasklist of Unix Administrators. On Linux boxes you can use the chattr command and that works ine on all my Ubuntu based servers. On FreeBSD, this command doesn’t exist. An alternative we use is the chflags command. Let’s give you some examples how chattr work […]
nginx (pronounced “engine x”) is an open-source web server and a reverse proxy server for HTTP, SMTP, POP3, and IMAP protocols, with a strong focus on high concurrency, performance and low memory usage. It is licensed under a BSD-like license and it runs on Unix, Linux, BSD variants, Mac OS, Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, and Microsoft Windows. My test server details: root@FreBSD-Unixmen:/root # uname -a FreeBSD FreBSD-Unixmen 9.1-RELEASE FreeBSD 9.1-RELEASE #0 r243825: Tue Dec 4 09:23:10 UTC 2012 root@farrell...
"Hi Oltjano! How are you? Can you help me to create an executable file in Ubuntu? I want it to start my lamp server, I want to save time and I don't like to type long commands in my terminal." This was a message from my friend that is learning web development in his Ubuntu […]
Who should read this article? Everyone who is interested in computer security and computer networking. Introduction If you run a network small or big, you need a flexible and productive way to monitor network traffic. You need to provide security to machines connected to your network, especially if you have a wi-fi network. Monitoring the […]
Nowadays, our personal computer is not only a work tool, it is also our private space where we store our little secrets. Protecting our personal data from praying eyes should be one of our top priorities. People use cryptography or encryption to hide their data, but they forget that cryptography does not hide data from […]
Did you know that Unix and Linux has no concept of a file extension? What is a file name extension? A .txt extension tells us that it is a TEXT file and .pdf extension tells us that it is a PDF file. By following this logic, you understand that a file name extension is the […]