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rsync Command to Exclude a List of Files and Directories in Linux

rsync is a very useful and popular linux tool being used for backup and restoring files, but also for comparing and syncing them. We already shown you in the past how to use rsync command in linux with examples and today we will add a few more useful tricks you can use rsync at. Exclude a […]

October 27, 2014 | By in LINUX COMMANDS, LINUX HOWTO | Reply More

Install Piwik - A Free Website Traffic Analytics Tool in Ubuntu 14.04

Today I will cover the installation of Piwik on Ubuntu 14.04. Piwik is a free and open source web analytics application that runs on a webserver that support PHP and has a MySQL database. It provides detailed analytics about your website visitors that you can store on your own server. Among many things it provides […]

October 24, 2014 | By in OPENSOURCE, UBUNTU HOWTO | Reply More

Amazing ! 25 Linux Performance Monitoring Tools

Over the time our website has shown you how to configure various performance tools for Linux and Unix-like operating systems. In this article we have made a list of the most used and most useful tools to monitor the performance for your box. We provided a link for each of them and split them into […]

October 22, 2014 | By in LINUX HOWTO, MONITORING | Reply More

Install Munin - A Network Resource Monitoring Tool in Ubuntu 14.04

Munin is a free and open-source networked resource monitoring tool. It offers monitoring and alerting services for servers, switches, applications, and services. It alerts the users when things go wrong and alerts them a second time when the problem has been resolved. It is written in Perl and uses the RRDtool to create graphs, which […]

October 20, 2014 | By in MONITORING, NETWORK, UBUNTU HOWTO | Reply More

Duplicati - An Open Source Powerful Free Backup Tool

Duplicati is an open source free backup program that creates backups with the ability to store them securely encrypted, incremental and compressed on cloud storage services and remote file servers. At the moment it has the ability to work with Amazon S3, Windows SkyDrive, Google Drive, Tahoe LAFS, Rackspace Cloud or it can use your […]

October 17, 2014 | By in LINUX HOWTO, OPEN SOURCE TOOLS | Reply More

How to Install / Test Linux Filesystem Performance with Bonnie++

Today I will show you how to install and use Bonnie++, a free file system performance testing tool for Linux and Unix-like operating systems. It is a test suite that is aimed at performing a number of simple tests on hard drive and file system performance. It allows you to test how your file systems […]

October 15, 2014 | By in FILE SYSTEM, LINUX HOWTO | Reply More

Linux CUPS 2.0 - Print / Share your Printer over Network

CUPS (Common Unix Printing System) is an open source modular printing system developed by Apple Inc. for Unix-like computer operating systems and OS X which allows a computer to act as a print server. When running it acts as a print spooler and scheduler that can receive requests either from the localhost or from other […]

October 13, 2014 | By in LINUX HOWTO, NEWS | Reply More