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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 […]

October 12, 2016 | By
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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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How To Install and Setup RabbitMQ on Ubuntu 16.04

RabbitMQ is an open source message broker software that implements the Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP) , the emerging standard for high performance enterprise messaging. It is one of the most popular message broker solutions in the market, offered with an open-source license (Mozilla Public License v1.1) as an implementation of AMQP developed using the […]

June 20, 2016 | By
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How to Configure Bacula Server on Ubuntu 15.10 /16.04

Hello and welcome, our today's article s on installation and configuration of Bacula (an open source network backup solution) on Ubuntu 15.10 /16.04. You can use it to manage backup, recovery, and verification of computer data across a network of computers of different kinds. Bacula is relatively easy to use and efficient, while offering many […]

May 27, 2016 | By
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How to Install ReaR (Relax and Recover) on CentOS 7

ReaR Relax-and-Recover is a Linux bare metal disaster recovery and system migration solution. Relax and Recover (ReaR) is a true disaster recovery solution that creates recovery media from a running Linux system. If a hardware component fails, an administrator can boot the standby system with the ReaR rescue media and put the system back to […]

May 20, 2016 | By
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How to Install OpenDCIM on CentOS 7

Data center infrastructure management (DCIM) is a growing challenge for data center managers, and a hot market for software vendors. The openDCIM project offers an open source alternative for companies seeking to improve their asset tracking and capacity planning. OpenDCIM is used for managing the infrastructure of a data center, no matter how small or […]

May 13, 2016 | By
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How to Setup LiteCart on Ubuntu 15.04 / 15.10

LiteCart is a free online catalog and cart platform. Focusing on lightweight and simplicity. Its Developed in PHP using HTML 5 and CSS 3 standards with logical design and a simple to use interface. The framework is constructed to be lightweight and easy for developers to modify and build upon. LiteCart derives from many years […]

May 11, 2016 | By
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