Sometimes there is just a need to monitor specific files or filesystems and perform actions or receive notifications, this is where incron can help. incron is for monitoring filesystem activity. It consists of a daemon and a table manipulator. You can use it a similar way as the regular cron. The difference is that the […]
A gateway is a node or a router that acts as an access point to passes network data from local networks to remote networks. There are many ways to find out your gateway in Linux. Here are some of them from Terminal. You can find default gateway using ip, route and netstat commands in Linux […]
rsnapshot is a filsystem snapshot utility written in Perl. It is a remote backup utility used to take single or multiple backup of filesystems from local or remote systems using rsync. In this tutorial, my scenario will be as follows: My local system (Backup server) is Ubuntu 13.04 desktop with IP address 192.168.1.100/24 and remote […]
uTorrent is a lightweight and efficient BitTorrent client for Linux, Windows OS and Mac OS. The installation of uTorrent in Linux is different from Windows and Mac OS. In Linux, uTorrent runs as a web server. You will access uTorrent from your browser. You should start the uTorrent server in order to access it from […]
This article describes you how to upgrade MySQL to MariaDB in ten simple steps. We have already shown you How to Migrate from MySQL to MariaDB on FreeBSD. I assume that you already have installed MySQL latest version and it’s up and running now.
Monit is a free open-source tool used to manage and monitor processes, programs, files, directories and filesystems on a local or remote LINUX/UNIX systems. Monit conducts automatic maintenance and repair and can execute meaningful causal actions in error situations.
We have already shown you how to create a local repository on Ubuntu systems. Today we are going to learn about setting up local yum repository on CentOS 6.4 and other RPM based distributions. As I noted in my previous tutorial about local repository, if you have to installed software, security updates and fixes often […]
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...
Now that we finished writing the TCP server it is time to write a simple client which will connect to the server. It is very simple to create our client with the socket library and now we have enough knowledge to do it. Our client will open a connection to our server on 113 port, […]