Author Archive: Adrian Dinu

I’ve been a Linux enthusiast since 1998 and been working as a Linux Admin in the past 8 years with a lot of love for computers and networks.

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Awesome Linux Weather App to Forecast For 1 to 5 Days

wego is a cool weather client for your Linux terminal, it will display the weather in ASCII. It can show you the forecast for 1 to 5 days, in metric or imperial and also can use SSL for security. It will show you the temperature, the wind speed and direction, the viewing distance and the […]

May 22, 2015 | By
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How to Use tmpfs on RHEL / CentOS 7.0

Today we will talk about tmpfs CentOS 7 a file system that will keep all files and folders in the virtual memory of the operating system as opposed to actually writing them to the disk. This means that all the content in tmpfs is temporary in the sense that it’s not permanently written to the […]

May 19, 2015 | By
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Install Vector an Opensource Performance Monitoring Tool from Netflix

Today we will present Vector, an open source performance monitoring framework which exposes hand picked system and application metrics to your web browser. Having the right metrics available on-demand and at a high resolution is key to understand how a system behaves and correctly troubleshoot performance issues. It's released under Apache License, Version 2.0. At […]

April 29, 2015 | By
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Nginx is Powerful - Easy Steps to Migrate WordPress From Apache

WordPress works well on a lot of web servers, most people have started the blog on Apache web server, because it's a very popular and established solution. Apache offers a lot of features, good performance, strong security and support for many programming language like PHP, Perl, Python, Tcl and so on. While Apache offers a […]

March 4, 2015 | By
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Install Mumble in Ubuntu an Opensource VoIP Apps

Mumble is a free and open source voice over IP (VoIP) application, released under the new BSD license, primarily designed for use by gamers and it's similar to programs such as TeamSpeak and Ventrilo. It uses a server to witch people can connect with a client to talk to each other. It offers the following […]

February 6, 2015 | By
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Tips for Apache Migration From 2.2 to 2.4 on Ubuntu 14.04

If you do a distribution upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04, the upgrade will bring among other things an important update to Apache, from version 2.2 to version 2.4. The update brings many improvements but it may cause some errors when used with the old configuration file from 2.2. Access control in Apache 2.4 Virtual […]

January 15, 2015 | By
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How to Manage Network using nmcli Tool in RedHat / CentOS 7.x

A new feature of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 and CentOS 7 is that the default networking service is provided by NetworkManager, a dynamic network control and configuration daemon that attempts to keep network devices and connections up and active when they are available while still supporting the traditional ifcfg type configuration files. NetworkManager can […]

January 14, 2015 | By
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How to Install SSL on Apache 2.4 in Ubuntu 14.0.4

Today I will show you how to install a SSL certificate on your personal website or blog, to help secure the communications between your visitors and your website. Secure Sockets Layer or SSL, is the standard security technology for creating an encrypted connection between a web server and a web browser. This ensures that all […]

January 6, 2015 | By
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How to Create Btrfs Filesystem in Linux and its Features

Btrfs (B-tree file system) is a new CoW (copy-on-write) file system for Linux. It's development began at Oracle Corporation in 2007 and it was marked as stable in August 2014. The purpose of Btrfs is to address the lack of pooling, snapshots, checksums, and integral multi-device spanning in Linux file systems and its goal was […]

December 15, 2014 | By
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How to Install Pydio 6.0 (formerly AjaXplorer) on Your Server

Pydio (formerly AjaXplorer) is a free and open source software that gives you easy access to the files you store on your home server, VPS, NAS or any similar storage, on any your PC or mobile device. It's a file sharing platform that can be used either privately at home or in your company. It […]

December 8, 2014 | By
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Simple Steps To Setup Best FTP server with ProFTPd on Ubuntu Linux

Today's article is about one of the most popular FTP server on Linux, ProFTPd, it's a free and open-source program. The primary design goal of ProFTPD is to be a highly feature rich FTP server, exposing a large amount of configuration options to the user. ProFTPD includes a number of options that are not available […]

December 3, 2014 | By
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How to Sync Time Properly with NTP Server in CentOS 7.x

Chrony is an open source and free application that helps you keep the system clock in sync with a NTP server, thus allowing you to keep the exact time. It consists of two programs chronyd and chronyc. chronyd is the daemon that runs in the background and adjusts the system clock which is running in […]

November 28, 2014 | By
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How to Setup Plex Amazing Media Server on Linux

Plex is a personal media server that helps you organize your videos, music and photos in a media library and then allows you to stream it over the network or Internet to smart TVs, streaming boxes and mobile devices. It is available for Microsoft Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X. It offers a front end […]

November 26, 2014 | By
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Linux blkid Command to Find Block Devices Details

Today we will show you how to use lsblk and blkid utilities to find out information about block devices and we are using a CentOS 7.0 installed machine. lsblk is a Linux utility that will display information about all the available block devices on your system. It reads and gathers from them from the sysfs […]

November 21, 2014 | By
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