Author Archive: Mihajlo Milenovic

Miki is a long time GNU/Linux user, Free Software advocate and a freelance system administrator from Serbia. Got introduced to GNU/Linux in year 2003 on old AMD Duron computer, and since than always eager to learn new stuff about this system. From 2016 writes for Linoxide to share his experiences with wider audience

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How to Setup Cassandra Replication on Ubuntu 16.04

If you have data that is not suited for relational database, chances are you are looking for NoSQL solution. NoSQL options are diverse, Aerospike, MongoDB, Redis, and many others try to solve Big Data problem in different ways. In this article we will concentrate on replication with cassandra. This database actually got the name from Greek […]

September 1, 2016 | By
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How to Install Poptop VPN Server on CentOS 7

Continuing the VPN series, today we cover Poptop, or pptpd. It is easier to configure than other VPN software, but MS-CHAP-v2 encryption that it uses is not really secure, as we come to expect from Microsoft software. Nevertheless I have experienced situations where Poptop succeeds where other VPN  like OpenVPN and Softether fail, so this article might […]

August 26, 2016 | By
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How to Install Softether VPN server on Centos 7

Setting up your own virtual private network server is a good way to evade blockage and be able to access sites that are blocked in your country. Choice of open source VPN packages is long but today we decided to try Softether coming from University of Tsukuba in Japan. Softether have long been proprietary product […]

August 25, 2016 | By in SECURITY
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How to Configure OpenVPN on Ubuntu 16.04

Continuing the series of VPN articles, we now install OpenVPN on Ubuntu 16.04 Server. OpenVPN is well know VPN software from company of the same name. It is is somewhat harder to configure than other VPN software, so we will concentrate on server side configuration, and making ovpn files in this article. This guide is designed […]

August 23, 2016 | By
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How to Install Asterisk 13 on Ubuntu 16.04 from Source

Asterisk is the VoIP server with SIP and PJSIP support for Linux based operating systems and it makes great tool for learning SIP and venturing into the world of VoIP. For that purpose, we are going perform installation of Asterisk 13 on Ubuntu 16.04 Server. It will run as asterisk user and we are doing […]