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Buku - Manage Browser Bookmarks from Linux Command Line

In the modern world of IT and internet, a bookmark is an integral part of our daily life internet browsing. It is actually a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) which is stored for later retrieval. Modern day web browsers are considered incomplete without this feature. Almost all popular browsers like Firefox, Chrome, Opera, Internet Explorer use […]

March 3, 2017 | By
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How to Install Kubernetes on CoreOS in Vagrant

Earlier we had an article about installing Kubernetes on CentOS and Ubuntu, and this time we go for CoreOS. CoreOS container Linux is an OS that uses containers for all applications you install to it, and does not have package manager like RPM or APT. Together with Ubuntu and CentOS it is one of popular platforms for […]

March 2, 2017 | By in CONTAINERS
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How to Setup Graphite with Statsd on an Ubuntu 16.04

Hi, today we are going to show you installation and configuration of Graphite and Statsd on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. In short Graphite is a highly scalable real-time graphing system which provides real-time visualization and storage of numeric time-series data. This means that Graphite requires other applications to collect and transfer the data points. The Graphite […]

March 1, 2017 | By in MONITORING
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lnav - Tool to View and Analyze Log Files from Linux Terminal

The Log File Navigator ( abbreviated as "lnav" ) is a tiny useful utility which helps users take an easy and cleaner look at system's log files. It is a freeware application which runs on Linux and Mac operating systems. For system administrators or any Linux desktop user, identifying system or application errors are possible […]

February 28, 2017 | By in OPEN SOURCE TOOLS
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How to Setup Openshift Origin on CentOS 7.2

OpenShift Origin is the open source upstream project that powers OpenShift, Red Hat's container application platform. It provides support for Python, PHP, Perl, Node.js, Ruby, and Java and is extensible so that users can add support for other languages. The resources allocated for applications can be automatically or manually scaled as per required so that […]

February 27, 2017 | By in OPEN SOURCE TOOLS
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5 Prominent Linux Container Specific Operating Systems

Since the ascent of docker there is a need for an operating system that is lighter as well as secure. The docker container is dependent only on few set of kernel features whose size is around  few MB. So if you are hosting a micro apps inside a container and the container is hosted on […]

February 24, 2017 | By in DISTROS
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Fasd - Alternative Tool for Autojump to Quick Access Linux Filesystem

Fasd is a command-line productivity booster that offers quick access to linux files and directories for POSIX shells (Portable Operating System Interface). It is the similar tool like autojump, z and v used to navigate filesystem. Fasd keeps track of files and directories you have accessed, so that you can quickly reference them in the […]

February 23, 2017 | By in OPEN SOURCE TOOLS
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A Better Way To Take Screenshot on Linux using PMSS

PMSS (Poor Man's Screenshooter) is a command line utility which makes capturing screenshots a piece of cake. It is a small, freeware, easy to use shell script which hardly consumes any system resources. It uses well know Linux command line utility, Scrot , on the backend. In order to understand the effectivity of PMSS, lets […]

February 22, 2017 | By in OPEN SOURCE TOOLS
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How To Copy / Paste Command's Output using Xclip on Linux

Clipboard is a very useful utility in modern day operating systems. Clipboard technology uses the method of copy and paste to temporary store and transfer data between different applications or documents. If you are using GUI  based Linux operating system than copy and paste operation is seamless, however, command line users of Linux operating system […]

February 21, 2017 | By in OPEN SOURCE TOOLS
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How to Setup Seafile File Storage Server on Ubuntu 16.04

Seafile storage server is an open-source cloud-based file storage system similar to Dropbox. Seafile can be deployed on a client’s own system and  this feature provides a stronger security as the passwords are only interchanged between the client who setup the system and his / her own users rather than a cloud hosting organization. This article […]

February 20, 2017 | By in STORAGE
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How To Synchronize Files / Folders Using FreeFileSync on Ubuntu

We are living in the area of cloud computing where lot of free services are available that let us sync our important data for the sake of backup to the remote cloud storage. But what if we do not want to store our confidential data on cloud? well, thankfully FreeFileSync is available. It is a […]

February 17, 2017 | By
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How to Encrypt / Decrypt Files Using EncryptPad Utility on Linux

Consider a situation where you need to share your important/sensitive data with your family or friends or your critical data is stored in forms of text files on your laptop; there are always chances of hacking or information theft. The solution to such issues is encryption, and thankfully we are living in the area where […]

February 16, 2017 | By in UBUNTU HOWTO
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How to Use BCC Kernel Tracing Tools for Linux Performance Analysis

Greetings, BCC is now available for Ubuntu and in this article we will be showing you its extended command line use to trace Linux systems for performance monitoring. The BPF Compiler Collection (BCC) is a toolkit for building kernel tracing tools that leverage the functionality provided by the Linux extended Berkeley Packet Filters (BPF). BPF […]

February 15, 2017 | By in TROUBLESHOOTING
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Learn Linux Tricks to Generate Checksums and Verify Data Integrity

The checksum is used to verify the correctness of a file. It can be described as a digital fingerprint of a file. By verifying the Checksum value we can determine the correctness of a file while it's been transferred from one location to another. The checksum is a long string of data containing various letters […]

February 15, 2017 | By
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