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How to Securely Store Passwords and Api Keys Using Vault

Vault is a tool that is used to access secret information securely, it may be password, API key, certificate or anything else. Vault provides a unified interface to secret information through strong access control mechanism and extensive logging of events. Granting access to critical information is quite a difficult problem when we have multiple roles […]

April 30, 2015 | By
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Learning Shell Scripting - First Step Guide !

Usually when people say "shell scripting" they have on mind bash, ksh, sh, ash or similar Linux/UNIX scripting language. Scripting is another way to communicate with computer. Using graphic windows interface (not matter windows or Linux) user can move mouse and clicking on the various objects like, buttons, lists, check boxes and so on. But […]

April 30, 2015 | By
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Install Vector an Opensource Performance Monitoring Tool from Netflix

Today we will present Vector, an open source performance monitoring framework which exposes hand picked system and application metrics to your web browser. Having the right metrics available on-demand and at a high resolution is key to understand how a system behaves and correctly troubleshoot performance issues. It's released under Apache License, Version 2.0. At […]

April 29, 2015 | By
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Docker 1.6 Released - How to Upgrade on Fedora / CentOS

Docker, a popular open source container platform for packaging applications, has a new release 1.6 with lot of new features in it. This version has updates to Docker Registry, Engine, Swarm, Compose and Machine. The release aims at improvements in performance, developer and system administrator experiences. Let us take a quick look at the new […]

April 28, 2015 | By
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How To Install Debian 8.0 Jessie and Things To Do After

Debian 8.0 codenamed Jessie has finally been released including many major changes such as a new default init system. systemd. There are also many packages updated with this release such as apache, gimp, nagios and many others. Jessie comes shipped with both Python version 2.7.9 and 3.4.2. This release will be supported for the next five […]

April 27, 2015 | By
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How to Install Ubuntu MATE 15.04 and Things to do after

Ubuntu is one of the most used Linux based desktop operating system and MATE is a premiere desktop environment which is a continuation of GNOME 2. Ubuntu is open source and has quite a few diverse flavors with each having unique desktop environment. Ubuntu MATE is a secure, light weight, elegant, efficient and freely available […]

April 26, 2015 | By
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How to Install Kubuntu 15.04 Desktop and Things to Do After

Kubntu is based on Ubuntu but it is quite different in terms of Graphical User Interface. Ubuntu has the Unity based graphical environment (GNOME desktop environment developed by Canonical Ltd.) where as Kubuntu uses KDE Plasma Desktop instead for graphical user interface. KDE Plasma 4 and 5 provide an environment for creating and running applications. […]

April 24, 2015 | By
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A Guide on How to Install Ubuntu 15.04 with Screenshots

Ubuntu is a Debian based Linux operating system for servers, desktop computers, tablets, phones and TVs. Word Ubuntu means humanity or humanity to others. A UK based company Canonical Ltd led by a South African entrepreneur Mark Shuttleworth is developing Ubuntu but it is an open source product so further customizations or modifications can be […]

April 23, 2015 | By
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How IP forwarding Helps Connecting Private interface to Internet in Linux

Hi everyone, today we'll learn about IP forwarding or Packet forwarding from one network interface to another in Linux using iptables. IP forwarding is a concept to make Linux machine to send data from one network to another as a router. So, it can be used as a router or a proxy server that can share internet […]

April 22, 2015 | By
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20 Awesome Docker Containers for a Desktop User

Greetings to everyone, today we'll list out some awesome Desktop Apps that we can run using Docker Containers in our very own Desktop running Docker. Docker is an Open Source project that provides an open platform to pack, ship and run any application as a lightweight container. It has no boundaries of Language support, Frameworks or packaging […]

April 21, 2015 | By
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How to Install opensc and Required Smart Card Reader Drivers

OpenSC is a set of open source tools and libraries for smart cards which provides management of smart card (creation of PKCS#15 file structure and accessing smart cards using PKCS#11 API) . Smart Card or HSM (hardware security module) used for multiple purposes such as storage of cryptographic keys for web browser (Firefox) and email […]

April 20, 2015 | By
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DD Utility - Easily Backup and Restore Disk Image Files In Ubuntu

The legacy DD is a command line utility for UNIX like operating systems. DD stands for Data Description and the utility empowers the user to copy and convert files but it is a command line utility without any Graphical User Interface (GUI). DD utility can copy and convert simple files, device drivers (e.g for CD […]

April 17, 2015 | By
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How to Install Discourse in a Docker Container

Hi all, today we'll learn how to install Discourse using Docker Platform. Discourse is the 100% open source discussion platform built for the next decade of the Internet featuring as a mailing list, a discussion forum and a long-form chat room. It is a smart way of attempt to reimagine what a modern, sustainable, fully open-source Internet […]

April 16, 2015 | By
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How to Configure MariaDB Replication on CentOS Linux

Its a process of creating duplicate versions of a the DB. Replication process is not only copies a database, but also synchronizes changes from master to one of the slaves. But this is does not means that slave databases are identical copy of the master, because replication can be configured that only a schema of […]

April 15, 2015 | By
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