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How to Hide Appplication Port Using knockd in Linux

As a system administrator, we should do everything to secure our server from attackers. As the internet grows, threats to our server is also growing. One of the popular entrances to attack our server is through the port on your server that open. If your SSH server is running on your machine, then usually the […]

December 12, 2014 | By
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How to Setup Grav Flat-File Based CMS in a Hosting Server

Grav is a Fast, Simple, powerfull, and Flexible file-based Modern CMS which means it doesn't use databases to store informations, it uses files to store its configurations and contents. It requires no installation, you just extract the ZIP archive, and you are already up and running your site. It follows similar principles to other flat-file CMS […]

December 10, 2014 | By
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How to Install Pydio 6.0 (formerly AjaXplorer) on Your Server

Pydio (formerly AjaXplorer) is a free and open source software that gives you easy access to the files you store on your home server, VPS, NAS or any similar storage, on any your PC or mobile device. It's a file sharing platform that can be used either privately at home or in your company. It […]

December 8, 2014 | By
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How to Install Deepin Desktop Environment and Derivatives in Ubuntu

Hello, Today I am gonna show you how we can setup Deepin Desktop Environment (DDE) which is maintained under a Linux Distribution Project called Deepin. Deepin is an Ubuntu based distribution of Linux Kernel for the Chinese (Also available in English) and it is heavily modified to include plenty of useful stuff and rid of less […]

December 5, 2014 | By
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Simple Steps To Setup Best FTP server with ProFTPd on Ubuntu Linux

Today's article is about one of the most popular FTP server on Linux, ProFTPd, it's a free and open-source program. The primary design goal of ProFTPD is to be a highly feature rich FTP server, exposing a large amount of configuration options to the user. ProFTPD includes a number of options that are not available […]

December 3, 2014 | By
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How to Fix a Broken Initrd Image in Linux

Today, we'll show you how you can fix your broken or accidentally deleted Initrd Image ie. Linux Kernel Image and GRUB Loader in your Ubuntu installed machine.  It should also work for Ubuntu derivatives as well as other distribution. Initrd is a scheme for loading a temporary root file system into memory in the boot process of […]

December 1, 2014 | By
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How to Sync Time Properly with NTP Server in CentOS 7.x

Chrony is an open source and free application that helps you keep the system clock in sync with a NTP server, thus allowing you to keep the exact time. It consists of two programs chronyd and chronyc. chronyd is the daemon that runs in the background and adjusts the system clock which is running in […]

November 28, 2014 | By
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How to Setup Plex Amazing Media Server on Linux

Plex is a personal media server that helps you organize your videos, music and photos in a media library and then allows you to stream it over the network or Internet to smart TVs, streaming boxes and mobile devices. It is available for Microsoft Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X. It offers a front end […]

November 26, 2014 | By
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A Great Tool To Show Linux Command Progress Like % , ETA

Coreutils Viewer (cv) is a simple program that can be used to show the progress of any of coreutils commands. It uses information from file descriptors to determine the progress of a command for example the cp command. The beauty of cv is that it can be used with other linux commands like watch and […]

November 24, 2014 | By
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Linux blkid Command to Find Block Devices Details

Today we will show you how to use lsblk and blkid utilities to find out information about block devices and we are using a CentOS 7.0 installed machine. lsblk is a Linux utility that will display information about all the available block devices on your system. It reads and gathers from them from the sysfs […]

November 21, 2014 | By
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Important 10 Linux ps command Practical Examples

As an Operating System which inspired from Unix, Linux has a built-in tool to capture current processes on the system. This tool is available in command line interface. What is PS Command From its manual page, PS gives a snapshots of the current process. It will “capture” the system condition at a single time. If […]

November 19, 2014 | By
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Recover Deleted Data Using extundelete Command in Linux

It is said that only the wearer of the shoe knows where it pinches. Losing data on a hard disk can be frustrating especially if it was an important file that cannot be easily downloaded from the internet. If you decided to call the local data recovery company they can charge to the tune of […]

November 17, 2014 | By
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How to Install / Setup rtorrent and rutorrent in CentOS / Ubuntu

rTorrent is an open source Bit Torrent client written in C++ for UNIX-like and Linux operating systems. It has a text-based ncurses user interface and it’s based on libTorrent library that is focused on high performance and good code. rTorrent can be controlled via XML-RPC over SCGI, this gives it the ability to be controlled […]

November 12, 2014 | By
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Create Your Own Certificate Authority (CA) in CentOS / RHEL

A certificate authority (CA) issues digital certificates that certifies the ownership of a public key by the named subject of the certificate. Trusted certificates are typically used to make secure connections to a server over the Internet. A certificate is required in order to avoid the case that a malicious party which happens to be […]

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