Author Archive: Bobbin Zachariah

Founder of LinOxide , passionate lover of linux and technology writer. Started his career in Linux / Opensource from 2000. Love travelling, blogging and listening music. Reach Bobbin Zachariah about me page and also below google plus page.

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How to Install and Remove Packages with DNF in Fedora

DNF is a package manager for Linux distributions that are based on RPM. It is written in python and can be used as an alternative for Yum. How To Install DNF DNF source can be downloaded from GitHub repo. DNF is also available in Fedora's repositories as from Fedora 18. Therefore, you can install DNF from […]

March 31, 2014 | By
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Linux findmnt Command To Find Mounted Filesystems

The command findmnt is used to find mounted filesystems in Linux. This command will look for a particular filesystem in /etc/fstab, /etc/mtab or /proc/self/mountinfo. How To Install findmnt The command findmnt comes in the package util-linux-ng, now renamed util-linux. The package comes with several other utilities such as hwclock. To install findmnt download util-linux from kernel.org […]

March 28, 2014 | By
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Linux Commands Cheat Sheet in Black & White

Keep this linux cheat sheet on your desk printed, I am sure you will learn them quick and will be a linux expert very soon. We have added had both pdf and image (png) format of the cheat sheet. Please keep us posted if you need us to add more commands. Command are categorized 13 […]

March 21, 2014 | By
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How To Install Syslinux in Arch Linux

In this article you will learn how to install syslinux on your Arch Linux box and replace existing GRUB. Syslinux is a collection of bootloaders for Linux. This article will focus on EXTLINUX, one of the bootloaders used for booting from file systems such as ext4, ext3,ext2 and btrfs. Syslinux can also be used as an alternative […]

March 17, 2014 | By
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7 Linux Hardening steps to keep your Server Protected

Server hardening  is  the process of enhancing server security through various methods.We have lot of steps to secure a server.You can turn a vulnerable box into a hardened server via following steps. It will help you to prevent outside attacks. Here I’m  describing   about  the  server hardening of CentOS. 1. Remote  access configuration Disable unneeded […]

March 10, 2014 | By
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How to use sshfs (Secure Shell FileSystem) to Mount Remote Directories Locally

Sshfs is a file system for operating systems that have FUSE (Filesystem in Userspace) implementation. Examples of such operating systems are Linux, Mac OS X and FreeBSD but not limited to these. This is a great tool as it enable a user to mount remote directories on the local machine securely. The SSH protocol encrypts […]

February 17, 2014 | By
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Linux Brute force Protection - Scan Logs and Detects patterns using fail2ban

Fail2ban is the latest security tool to protect your server from brute force attack.It automatically protect the server from hackers.It works by monitoring through log files and reacting to offending actions like repeated failed login attempts. The process consists of adding a new rule in a firewall chain and sending an e-mail notification.  You can easily […]

February 7, 2014 | By
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How To Install VLC Media Player 2.1.2 In Ubuntu / Fedora / OpenSuse

VLC is a simple and fast media player that runs on all platforms such as Windows, Mac OS X, Unix and Linux. It is free and open source, so if you guys are paranoid about spywares, feel free to study the code and if you find anything suspicious share it with the linux community. According […]

December 23, 2013 | By
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Linux mpstat Command - Reports Processors Related Statistics

Generally today computer is using multiple processors. Or maybe 1 physical processor with 4 cores inside. On server side, more processors or cores means more power. But the other side, application also more power consumption. You may find a situation when your cpu utilization is high but you feel that you don't running anything. On […]

December 13, 2013 | By
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How To Check Linux Kernel Support my System Devices ?

Many new users to linux cannot find the right drivers for their devices and they start to hate it.Time has passed and things are not the same. Computer and tech geeks love solving problems, thanks to them we can now use most of our devices with linux. There is always a way for a linux […]

December 1, 2013 | By
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Goodbye ExpertsLogIn - Welcome LinOxide

Its time to say goodbye to expertslogin and we are glad to welcome Linoxide , the new innovative website for all opensource and linux users round the world to learn and share. Expertslogin was started in 2006 as a open source forum and later changed to a blog website. We assured to bring you opensource […]

October 28, 2013 | By
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Display MySQL Table Data Without Column Name From Command Line

This article illustrate a trick to use Mysql command to get your MySQL table data and display table data without column name. You can use this command to get MySQL data in command line and it would be helpful when you write shell scripts. 1. Display common table data Syntax : mysql -u $user --password=$password […]

October 16, 2013 | By
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Debian 7.2 Released - Major Fix dpkg Performance

The Debian project team announced the release of Debian 7.2. This is the second update of the stable distribution Debian 7 (codename wheezy), but it only contains corrections for security problems to the stable release, along with a few adjustments for serious problems. It is very important to mention that this update does not contain […]

October 15, 2013 | By
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How To - Mod_wsgi Module With Apache To Host Python In CentOs

This article will teach you how to use mod_wsgi module with Apache to host python web server in Centos 6.4.Mod_wsgi is an Apache HTTP Server module by Graham Dumpleton that provides a WSGI compliant interface for hosting Python 2.3+ based web applications under Apache.It is written in C codes.So it have better performance and lower […]

October 14, 2013 | By
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