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 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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Install Inkscape - Open Source Vector Graphic Editor

Inkscape is an open source vector graphic editing tool which uses Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) and that makes it different from its competitors like Xara X, Corel Draw and Adobe Illustrator etc. SVG is a widely-deployed royalty-free graphics format developed and maintained by the W3C SVG Working Group. It is a cross platform tool which […]

April 7, 2015 | By
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How to Install CentOS 7.1 Step by Step and See whats Inside

The very first release of well know Linux operating system CentOS 7 is out now. CentOS Linux 7.1, this release is tagged as 1503. Inherited from RHEL 7.1, this release has many new features and bug fixes. CentOS is a stable, manageable Linux operating system which is considered a best fit for production servers and […]

April 6, 2015 | By
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How to Install Firefox 37 On Ubuntu, CentOS and Fedora

Mozilla Firefox is a well known cross platform, lightweight and free web browser. According to the Mozilla “half a billion people around the world” use this web browser. Its undoubtedly one the best web browsers on the planet and satisfies the needs for normal internet users as well as thorough professionals. It’s popular browser for […]

April 1, 2015 | By
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Understanding Ceph - An Open Source Distributed Storage Platform

Ceph is software based, distributed storage platform which runs on commodity hardware. In order to understand the efficiency of Ceph, lets first see what is commodity hardware. Commodity computers are hardware components developed by multiple vendors, incorporating hardware components based on a single open standard. When compared to supermicrocomputer, commodity computers are low cost and […]

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