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How to Configure L2TP over IPsec using Freeradius on Ubuntu

Layer 2 tunneling protocol (L2TP) with IPsec  is used to ensure end-to-end encryption because L2TP does not support security features. OpenSwan tool is used to establish IPsec tunnel which will be compiled on Ubuntu distribution. The authentication security feature is implemented using   FreeRadius server. The purpose of authentication server is  to authenticate the user […]

January 3, 2017 | By in UBUNTU HOWTO
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How to Setup ownCloud 9.1 on Ubuntu 16.10 with Letsencrypt SSL

In today's world, cloud usage has penetrated our lives so much that we need it for everything. To name a few, cloud based nodes, data storage, operating systems etc. Even if one decides to go for cloud computing, do they really feel safe storing all their data over the internet? Has the thought of setting […]

December 27, 2016 | By in UBUNTU HOWTO
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How to Create User, Database with SQL in MariaDB on Ubuntu 16.04

MariaDB is an open-source MySQL project with more improved features. It is highly compatible with MySQL and it can be considered as a drop-in replacement for MySQL.  All client libraries, client-server protocols, SQL dialect, MySQL replication, Master-slave configuration etc are quite similar to MySQL. In this article, I'll explain some of the basic SQL commands in […]

November 17, 2016 | By in UBUNTU HOWTO
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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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30 Most Frequently Used Hadoop HDFS Shell Commands

In this tutorial, we will walk you through the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) commands you will need to manage files on HDFS. HDFS command is used most of the times when working with Hadoop File System. It includes various shell-like commands that directly interact with the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) as well as other file […]

November 11, 2016 | By in UBUNTU HOWTO
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Setup Hot Backups of MySQL with Percona Xtrabackup on Ubuntu

When backing up a database, you generally don't want to stop the database. Because if you stop it, your application will become unavailable. But if you do not stop it, your backup might end up inconsistent and useless, due to half done transactions being backed up. Percona have come up with good solution for incremental […]

November 10, 2016 | By
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How to Setup Minecraft Multiplayer Server on Ubuntu 16.04

Minecraft is very popular sandbox game that is played by kids and grownups across entire globe. In this article we will show how to install a Minecraft server to play Minecraft with your friends in your own virtual world. You would need to buy the Minecraft game, to play it, and your friends will need […]

November 8, 2016 | By in UBUNTU HOWTO
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How to Setup VNC Server on Ubuntu 16.10 with ssh Tunneling

Traditional way to administer server is over ssh and command line. But sometimes you need to run some application with a GUI on a server, and since you typically don't sit next to server and even if you do, server might not have monitor and keyboard, you need some sort of remote desktop. VNC is […]

November 7, 2016 | By in UBUNTU HOWTO
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How to Setup CouchDB Replication on Ubuntu 16

In today article we will set up CouchDB replication on Ubuntu 16.10. CouchDB is NoSQL database much similar to cassandra we wrote about earlier. Rather than Cassandra's Java, CouchDB is written Erlang and it is Apache Software Foundation project since 2008. This database is document oriented, not unlike MongoDB. For this tutorial, you need two nodes running Ubuntu […]

November 4, 2016 | By
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An UFW Firewall Guide to Enable, Deny, Allow, Delete Rules on Ubuntu

Firewall is important security component of every operating system.  Linux kernel has great packet filtering and port filtering framework which is called Netfilter. To have a complete firewall, the userspace command line frontends have been created. Most well known framework for managing Netfilter framework is iptables. However, some users find it too hard to master which […]

October 27, 2016 | By in UBUNTU HOWTO
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How To Set Up Jenkins for Continuous Development Integration on Ubuntu 16

In this blog, we will set up jenkins and configure jenkins on ubuntu 16 for continuous development and continuous integration. Jenkins is a Continuous Integration server. Basically, Continuous Integration is the practice of running your tests on a non-developer machine automatically everytime someone pushes new code into the source repository. Before we set up jenkins, you need to […]

October 26, 2016 | By in UBUNTU HOWTO
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How to Install and Manage Snap Packages on Ubuntu 16.10

Advanced packaging tool, known for acronym apt, have been used in Debian and derivatives for nearly two decades. Similarly on Red Hat based systems, the RPM is used for even longer. To fix shortcomings with this packaging system, AppImage, FlatPak and Snap have been created by various groups and companies.  Those packaging systems don't conflict with apt, nor rpm, […]

October 25, 2016 | By
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How to Setup Active Directory Domain Controller on Ubuntu using Samba

SAMBA is an open source implementation of the SMB file sharing protocol that provides file and print services to SMB / CIFS clients. It helps in successfully networking your Ubuntu system with Windows clients, thereby providing and integrating with services common to Windows environments. These services assist the sharing of data and information about the computers and […]

October 24, 2016 | By in SAMBA
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