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How to Install Apache Sqoop on Ubuntu 16.04

Apache Sqoop is a tool designed for efficiently transferring bulk data between Apache Hadoop and structured datastores such as relational databases. For example : MySQL, Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server. You can import and export data between relational databases and hadoop. You can also import / export from / to semi-structured data sources, for example HBase and […]

November 16, 2016 | By in UBUNTU HOWTO
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How to Install GitLab with Ngnix (SSL) on Ubuntu 16.04

GitLab is a web-based Git repository manager similar to Github. It's an open source git repository management tool powered by Ruby and Rails. It provides a .deb package which contains GitLab Community Edition and all its dependencies including Ruby, PostgreSQL, Redis, Nginx, Unicorn and other gems already compiled. It offers three different versions. One is […]

November 15, 2016 | By in UBUNTU HOWTO
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How to Setup lsyncd for Synchronize Directories to Remote Computers

If you want some directory of yours actively backed after every change, they are a lot of sync options to choose from. Software like csync, rsync, csync2, lsyncd and many others will all do the job, but in this article we will only review one of them. We will introduce features of lsyncd, a synchronization […]

November 3, 2016 | By in LINUX HOWTO
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Best Tools to Make Animated GIF in Linux Systems

Animated GIF images have become an art of its own, with funny scenes and memes flooding the internet. Animated GIFs are also useful to us geeks, for example for showing interactive terminal output. When there is not enough content to warrant entire video but you still need moving picture, animated GIF is what you need. […]

October 21, 2016 | By
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How to Setup Postgresql 9.6 and access PHPpgAdmin on Ubuntu 16.04

PostgreSQL is a powerful and open source object-relational database management system developed by the PostgreSQL Global Development Group.  It gives primary focus on extensibility and standards-compliance. This stores data securely, and  allow users to  retrieve data at the request of other software applications. It is supported  on all major operating systems, including Linux, UNIX (AIX, BSD, HP-UX, SGI IRIX, Mac […]

October 14, 2016 | By
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How To Use Wire a Secure Opensource Chat App in Linux Systems

If you are like me, using Skype on Linux for communication with family, friends, colleagues... you must have got tired of same old never updated Skype client. Windows version of Skype gets all the new features while Microsoft predictably left Linux version of the app without any updates and recently made Skype for Linux alpha […]

October 12, 2016 | By
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Mylg - A Command Line Network Monitoring Tool for Linux Systems

In this article we will show how to install and use the network monitoring software called My Looking Glass, or mylg. It is fairly early in mylg development but it already supports lots of great features like for example packet analyzer, web dashboard, port scanning and many more. We will install it on Ubuntu 16.04 […]

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How to Install Terminix the Tiling Terminal Emulator in Linux Distros

If you are frequently longing onto multiple servers over SSH and have many terminal windows floating over your desktop, this article might be interesting for you. To do away with window clutter, we  are going to install Terminix, a tiling terminal emulator which is based on GTK+ 3 and can help you have many terminals stacked into […]

October 5, 2016 | By in OPEN SOURCE TOOLS
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How to Setup Etcher USB and SD Card Image Writer for Linux

There are plenty of tools for writing to USB drives on Linux, but most are specialized to writing bootable USB images of one distro. For example, Fedora has its own tool which makes Fedora Live USB, and other distros also have the same. If you try to write something else, it might or might not […]

September 29, 2016 | By in OPEN SOURCE TOOLS
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How to Edit Video Using Avidemux on Linux

If you are in need to do video editing, Linux got you covered on multiple basis. For professional stuff there are Blender and Kdenlive, but former has a steep learning curve and later has a lot of KDE dependencies that you might not like to install if you are not using KDE. So in this […]

September 22, 2016 | By in OPEN SOURCE TOOLS
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How to Install Rocket Chat on Ubuntu 16.04 with Docker

Rocket.Chat is a Web Chat Server, developed in JavaScript. It is an open source messaging APP built with Meteor fullstack framework. It is a great solution for communities and companies who need to host their own private chat service or for developers who're planning to build and evolve their own chat platforms. There are several features […]

August 29, 2016 | By in OPEN SOURCE TOOLS
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How to Compile IPFire Firewall on Ubuntu 14.04

In our previous article we have installed and configured the IPfire firewall on the virtual machine (VM). However, in this article our focus is the compilation of IPfire on the Ubuntu platform. Following could be the reasons of IPfire compilation from source code. Removal/Addition of features Writing new plugins Update packages like Linux kernel Customization […]

August 24, 2016 | By in FIREWALL
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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 […]

How to Install Roundcube Webmail on Ubuntu16.04

Roundcube is a web application which can be used to access your emails from a web browser. It is a free and open source software tool by Roundcube Webmail project. It has a clean user interface and provides many features like full support for MIME and HTML messages, multilingual capabilities (70+ languages), find-as-you-type address book, […]

June 27, 2016 | By in OPEN SOURCE TOOLS
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