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How to Install and Use Metasploit Security Tool

According to Rapid7 (company behind the project) web site, Metasploit framework is the World's most used open source penetration testing software. It can be either used for offensive or defensive purposes by hackers.  Metasploit framework is available in many Linux distributions such as Kali (old name Backtrack). However, in this tutorial , Metasploit software will […]

July 11, 2016 | By in SECURITY
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Learn Ansible Basics to Install, Create Roles, PlayBook in Linux

DevOps has become an increasingly important aspect of daily life for many systems administrators. The demand to automate as much as possible, combined with the needs for flexibility and scalability, can give the most seasoned veteran a headache. Ansible will help ease a lot of those pains. Ansible is an open source tool used for […]

July 8, 2016 | By in DEVOPS
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How to Install KDE Plasma 5.7 in Linux Distros

KDE Project team has proudly announced its flagship Desktop Environment KDE Plasma 5.7 with greatly improved Wayland windowing system, along with numerous feature improvements including improved workflows, better Kiosk support, New system tray and task manager, and more. The Jump List Actions feature, which is introduced in the previous release, has been now extended to be accessible […]

July 7, 2016 | By
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How to Install Go on Ubuntu Linux and CentOS

GO is a general purpose system programming language which means that you can build wide variety of application using it. It is purely an open source language developed by Google. It has cross platform, which supports all major operating systems. Go source code is compared to a binary executable or library, this results in a very […]

July 6, 2016 | By
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How To Configure Single-Node Ceph Cluster To Run Properly

Ceph is designed to be a fault-tolerant, scalable storage system. This means that in a production environment, it is expected that at a minimum, there will be three Ceph nodes in a cluster. If you can only afford a single node for now, or if you need only a single Ceph node for testing purposes, […]

July 4, 2016 | By in STORAGE
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How To Install Linux Mint 18 From a USB Flash Drive

Linux Mint is a popular Ubuntu-based Linux Distribution that aims for an easy desktop usage experience, from installation to day-to-day work. There are two Desktop Environment choices, MATE and Cinnamon. Linux Mint 18, code-named "Sarah", was released on June 30, 2016. This article will explain how to get Linux Mint 18 onto a USB Flash […]

July 1, 2016 | By
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5 Steps to Setup MySQL Master-Master Replication on Ubuntu 16.04

The Master-Slave replication in MySQL databases provides load balancing for the databases. But it does not provide any failover scenario. If the Master server breaks, we cannot execute queries directly on the slave server. In addition to load balancing, if we need failover in our scenario, we can setup 2 MySQL instances in Master-Master replication. […]

June 30, 2016 | By
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How to Install FFMPEG on CentOS 7

FFMPEG is a major multimedia framework, able to decode, encode, transcode, mux, demux, stream, filter and play various audio and video files in different formats.  FFMPEG is a very fast video and audio converter that can also grab from a live audio/video source. It can also convert between arbitrary sample rates and re-size video on […]

June 28, 2016 | By
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How to Run Single-Node Cassandra Cluster in Ubuntu 16.04

Apache Cassandra is a open source distributed, high performance, extremely scalable and fault tolerant post-relational database solution. It can serve as both real-time data store for online/transactional applications, and as read-intensive database for business intelligence systems. Relational DB Vs Cassandra Relational database systems handles moderate incoming data velocity and fetches data from one or few locations. […]

June 15, 2016 | By
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How to Run Puppet on Container Infrastructure using Docker

Docker is an Opensource Container based technology. It is giving us a workflow around containers which is much easy to use. Docker separates application from underlying operating system using container technology, similar to how Virtual Machines separate the operating system from underlying hardware. Docker Container Vs Virtual Machines The Virtual Machines includes applications, necessary binaries […]

June 13, 2016 | By
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How to Setup OpenLDAP Multi-Master Replication on CentOS 7

OpenLDAP is an open source Address Directory software. It is "lightweight" or "smaller" when compared to the X.500 designed to run on smaller computers such as desktop computers. In OpenLDAP, data information are arranged like branches of a tree, one striking difference with other varieties of commonly used databases. In OpenLDAP access rights to address […]

June 10, 2016 | By
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How To Install CouchDB and Futon on Ubuntu 16.04

Apache CouchDB is an open source database management system that uses JSON for documents, JavaScript for MapReduce indexes and regular HTTP for its API. It is often widely known as a NoSQL database system. It has a document-oriented NoSQL database architecture and is implemented in the concurrency-oriented language Erlang. CouchDB doesn't store data and relationship in tables […]

June 3, 2016 | By
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How to Run Wayland and Weston on Arch Linux

Hello, today we are going to talk about the new windowing protocol for the Linux operating system, its name is Wayland, it is maintained by the people at freedesktop.org, which also helps on X development. The main motivation in creating a new windowing protocol is that X became complex, legacy technology and concepts turned it […]

June 2, 2016 | By
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How to Install Chef Workstation / Server / Node on CentOS 7

Chef is an automation platform that configures and manages your infrastruture. It transforms the infrastruture into code. It is a Ruby based configuration management tool. This automation platform consists of a Chef workstation, a Chef server and chef clients which are the nodes managed by the Chef server. All the chef configuration files, recipes, cookbooks, […]

May 23, 2016 | By
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