Author Archive: Pungki Arianto

Pungki , currently working as a Linux / Unix administrator for a banking company. He love to work in Linux / Unix since it's fun for him. He is also interested in information technology, information security and writing.

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Mibew Messenger - A Open source Live Chat Tool

When your companies sell products or services, then supports plays an important roles. Many companies realize that without a good support, customer can move to their competitor. In order to provides a good support, at least companies provide call support and email support. But now a channel like social media is used. Another channel that […]

March 24, 2014 | By
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Features & Installation of Adminer - Database management tool in PHP

On MySQL world, phpMyAdmin is one of the most popular tool to managing MySQL database. phpMyAdmin is using web as its front-end and make it can be accessed from anywhere. Now we will discuss about Adminer as a database management tool. What is Adminer Adminer is a full-featured database management tool written in PHP. It […]

March 12, 2014 | By
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10 ssh options for a Secure shell for Safe Data Communication

A system administrator may have managed more than 1 servers. Then those servers may located in different places. Visiting the servers one by one may not the best way to manage them. Then a remote method can be an effective way to manage them. One of the common aplication for remote activity is SSH. What […]

March 2, 2014 | By
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Some powerful options of Linux Dig command to Query DNS

As Internet grows, people are getting hard to remember IP Addresses as a unique identity for computers. Then Domain Name System (DNS) concept came. DNS will map an IP Addresses into names. Names are easier to remember. The implementation of DNS then spread globally. Offices also using DNS to map their local IP Addresses for […]

February 26, 2014 | By
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Features, Installation, Usage of Network Security Toolkit (NST) in Linux

There are so many Linux distribution in the world now. From general Linux category until specific purpose of Linux. Today we will see a sneak peak of Network Security Toolkit Linux. What is Network Security Toolkit (NST) Linux NST is a Linux distribution based on Fedora Linux. NST provides security toolkit for professionals and network […]

February 21, 2014 | By
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Best all Options for DNS lookup using Linux host command

TCP/IP put the computer address in a set of numbers such 74.125.135.99 called IP Address. This number must be unique for every computer in the world. When the TCP/IP grows, its hard to remember every addresses which format like that. Then DNS came. DNS will translate the IP Address into a name and vice versa. […]

February 19, 2014 | By
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Linux head Command Options with Examples - Display First Part of Files

In Linux system, we have some alternatives about how to display a content of text files. We can use cat command, more command or less command. Another command to do it is head command. What is head command Head is command that will print only the first part of a text file. So when you […]

February 14, 2014 | By
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Linux more Command - Display Long Text File Per page at a Time

If you are used to working with Linux, you will find a lot of file text in Linux world. Configuration files and log files are usually kept in text format. But those file are usually have long content. You can not view them all in one page. So we need to to pagination to those […]

February 10, 2014 | By
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Linux touch command - Why do we need to change Timestamp?

We may use touch command in Linux to create an empty file. Of course we can use another command such as vi, nano or any editing tools to do it. But you may need more steps do it. But do know it that the main function of touch command is not create an empty file? […]

February 5, 2014 | By
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Moving or Rename File / Directory in Linux - 10 Practical mv Command Examples

After knowing about copy command, the next command which is related is mv command. When you want to move files from one place to another and you don’t want to duplicate it, then mv command is absolutely right for this task. What is mv command mv command is a command that similar with cp, but […]

February 3, 2014 | By
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How to Install tmux and Manage Multiple Linux Terminals

A Linux system administrator usually work from remote to manage his server. While managing those servers, he may use SSH connection to the servers. Have you ever face the situation where you need more console at the same time? If you are remote via SSH to the machines, you can open more window to create […]

January 29, 2014 | By
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Linux rm Command Examples - Should be Aware and Cautious

When a file no longer needed, we may delete it to save storage space. On Linux system, we can use rm command to do it. What is rm rm is a command to delete a file / directory without confirmation by default. Because of this behavior, users should really sure before deleting files. Run rm […]

January 27, 2014 | By
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Create Directory - subdirectory, other than that What mkdir command do in Linux

After knowing about ls command for listing entries inside directory, we are now moving to creating directory in Linux system. On Linux, we can use mkdir command. Mkdir is short for “make directory”. What is mkdir Mkdir is a command for creating directories in Linux system. This command is a built-in command. Run mkdir command […]

January 23, 2014 | By
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dstat Tool to Monitor Processor, Memory, Network Performance on Linux Server

One of system administrator main job is to monitor server performance, such as processor, memory, network, and system utilization. The servers should always in its best performance and should be available when needed. To monitor all of those components in Linux system, we already know iostat (monitor system input output), vmstat (monitor memory utilization) and […]

January 21, 2014 | By
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