Linux tutorials

Howto install puppet Master and client in ubuntu

Puppet is a tool to manage the configuration of Unix-like systems declaratively. The developer provides Puppet templates to describe parts of the system, and,...

7 Reasons Why You Should Prefer Linux OS

Most users are content with either Windows or MacOS, as these are all they know. But what if you're tired of the hand-holding or...

Using hybrid graphic card INTEL-AMD on Arch Linux

In this tutorial I am going to show you how to configure two graphic card - Intel and Amd - on most laptops using...

How To Use Chown Command in Linux: Examples and Quick Tips

On Linux, every file has an owner and a group. They are given access rights accordingly.  With the chown command, you can change the owner...

Install Cherokee Web Server On CentOS 6.5/6.4

Cherokee is a high performance, lightweight, full-featured web server/Reverse proxy server. It is compatible with SSL, FastCGI, and all modern web application frameworks like NodeJS,...

ttystudio – Record the Terminal session in GIF

A while ago, we have written about 'script' command which can be used to record the Terminal activities in Linux. For more details about...

Fsck: How to Check and Repair a Filesystem

Every operating system needs a mechanism to store and recover data. This mechanism is called the filesystem.  But the odds of a filesystem failing increase...

How to Monitor Linux Server Using Nagios Core And NRPE

Nagios is the leader and industry standard in enterprise-class monitoring solutions. Nagios provides two monitoring tools Nagios Core and Nagios XI. Nagios Core is a...

How To Check An MD5 Checksum on Linux (Fast And Easy)

A checksum value is a short data block derived from a larger one. MD5 (Message Digest 5) checksum values are used to verify the...

Script to make webcam working in Skype

When using skype in Linux, happen that when you install Skype the webcam will not work, you can use the mic for voice conversation...

How to configure remote and secure connections for MySQL on CentOS...

Introduction MySQL is an open source SQL database management system developed by Oracle Corporation. SQL stands for Structured Query Language, which is a standardized language used...

How To Use The Linux Terminal Like A Real Pro,...

Internet is full of basic Linux commands you probably are familiar with such as ls for listing files inside a directory, pwd for printing...

Install Emoji Smileys In Pidgin

Pidgin is a graphical modular messaging client based on libpurple which is capable of connecting to AIM, MSN, Yahoo!, XMPP, ICQ, IRC and others. You have...

Setting Up NFS Server And Client On CentOS 7

NFS, stands for Network File System, is a server-client protocol used for sharing files between linux/unix to unix/linux systems. NFS enables you to mount...

Tips to Enhance Linux Security

In recent years, the usage of linux operating systems has increased a bit. Though, not at that impressive rate, there have been more users...

How to install and configure Piwik on Ubuntu Server 16.04

Web analytics - a general overview Those who own a website probably know what "web analytics" refers to. It's a general term indicating the study...

How To Unrar a File: Unix and Linux

Applications, images, documents, and other files of all sorts are most commonly shared across the internet in the RAR format. It is a compressed...

Install Nagios in Opensuse 12.1 from source

Nagios is a popular open source computer system and network monitoring software application. It watches hosts and services, alerting users when things go wrong...