Author Archive: Aun Raza

Professional Linux administrator with a passion for Linux web blogging. I have been administrating Linux servers from last seven years and have been involved in Technology blogging from last five years. I love traveling, playing indoor games and watching movies.

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How to Install Blog Publishing Application Dotclear on Ubuntu 15.04

Dotclear is an open source, free, blog publishing application. It is written in PHP and strongly adopts all important aspects of any well structured open source solution. It is multilingual, web based system and offers a user friendly administration panel. Here are some of the noteworthy features  of this application. Even if you don’t have advanced knowledge […]

October 9, 2015 | By
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watch - Repeat Linux / Unix Commands Regular Intervals

A server administrator needs to maintain the system and keep it updated and safe. A number of intrusion attempts may happen every day. There are some other activities that maintain their log. These logs are updated regularly. In order to check these updates, the commands are executed repeatedly. For example, for simply reading a file, […]

June 4, 2015 | By
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Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca Installation With Cinnamon - Best Guide !

Linux Mint is a Debian based Linux distribution developed with a core focus to provide some state of the art facilities for multimedia projects. It comes with some proprietary software like Adobe flash. The mission statement of Linux Mint is “From freedom comes elegance” and Linux Mint is indeed elegant. Cinnamon is GTK+3 based desktop […]

May 28, 2015 | By
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Things To Do After Installing Fedora 22

Fedora 22 the latest entrant in the community developed line of Red hat operating systems is released on the 26th of May 2015. A lot of speculation and anticipation has been associated with this release of the venerable fedora. Well there are some major changes that are being proposed for Fedora 22. Systemd is the […]

May 28, 2015 | By
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How to Install Fedora 22 Workstation with Screenshots

Fedora is an open source Linux operating system for workstations, servers and cloud setups. It is developed by community supported Fedora Project with the help of Red Hat. Fedora comes with quite a few pre-installed features and a large number of freely available software/applications which can be easily installed. Fedora 22 uses the latest Linux […]

May 26, 2015 | By
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Fedora 22 Server Installation - An Easy Guide

Fedora is an open source Linux operating system for workstations, servers and cloud setups. It is developed by community supported Fedora Project with the help of Red Hat. Fedora comes with quite a few pre-installed features and a large number of freely available software/applications which can be easily installed. Fedora uses Linux kernel and has […]

May 26, 2015 | By
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Installing and Configuring LEMP On Ubuntu 15.04 Made Easy !

Linux, Nginx (pronounced as Engine-X), Mysql and Php called LEMP is complete package for developing, testing and running various scripts or applications in offline or online mode. Linux is an operating system which provides a base of Nginx, Mysql, Php and other applications to make use of hardware resources of a desktop computer or a […]

May 9, 2015 | By
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A Guide to Install New Release Arch Linux 2015.5.1

Judd Vinet started working a minimalist Linux operating system (Arch Linux) in March 2002. Arch Linux is developed for 32-bit and 64-bit microprocessor architectures with a focus to yield maximum throughput from modern hardware systems. It is a lightweight, efficient and easy to use because of its architectural simplicity. A package manager “Pacman” is used […]

May 5, 2015 | By
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How to Securely Store Passwords and Api Keys Using Vault

Vault is a tool that is used to access secret information securely, it may be password, API key, certificate or anything else. Vault provides a unified interface to secret information through strong access control mechanism and extensive logging of events. Granting access to critical information is quite a difficult problem when we have multiple roles […]

April 30, 2015 | By
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How to Install Ubuntu MATE 15.04 and Things to do after

Ubuntu is one of the most used Linux based desktop operating system and MATE is a premiere desktop environment which is a continuation of GNOME 2. Ubuntu is open source and has quite a few diverse flavors with each having unique desktop environment. Ubuntu MATE is a secure, light weight, elegant, efficient and freely available […]

April 26, 2015 | By
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How to Install Kubuntu 15.04 Desktop and Things to Do After

Kubntu is based on Ubuntu but it is quite different in terms of Graphical User Interface. Ubuntu has the Unity based graphical environment (GNOME desktop environment developed by Canonical Ltd.) where as Kubuntu uses KDE Plasma Desktop instead for graphical user interface. KDE Plasma 4 and 5 provide an environment for creating and running applications. […]

April 24, 2015 | By
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A Guide on How to Install Ubuntu 15.04 with Screenshots

Ubuntu is a Debian based Linux operating system for servers, desktop computers, tablets, phones and TVs. Word Ubuntu means humanity or humanity to others. A UK based company Canonical Ltd led by a South African entrepreneur Mark Shuttleworth is developing Ubuntu but it is an open source product so further customizations or modifications can be […]

April 23, 2015 | By
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DD Utility - Easily Backup and Restore Disk Image Files In Ubuntu

The legacy DD is a command line utility for UNIX like operating systems. DD stands for Data Description and the utility empowers the user to copy and convert files but it is a command line utility without any Graphical User Interface (GUI). DD utility can copy and convert simple files, device drivers (e.g for CD […]

April 17, 2015 | By
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How Install Elementary OS 0.3 Freya and Customize Desktop

Elementary OS is a light weight Ubuntu based operating system which is getting wide spread popularity. It has three versions released to date whereas fourth version is decided to be developed based on upcoming Ubuntu 16.04. Jupiter (0.1): It was the first stable version of Elementary OS based on Ubuntu 10.10 and released on March […]

April 12, 2015 | By
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