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How to Install AWStats on Ubuntu 14.04

AWStats is a free and open source log analyzer and analytics reporting tool that generates advanced server statistics. It supports web, streaming, ftp or mail logs. It can be used from the command line or from the CGI interface and shows you all possible information your log contains in HTML reports with tables and bar […]

November 3, 2014 | By
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How to use Apache JMeter to Test Perfomance of Webserver

Today I will show you how to test a web server using Apache JMeter, a desktop application that is free and open source software, written in Java and designed to load test functional behavior and measure performance of web servers. It was originally developed to test web application but has since expanded to other test […]

October 29, 2014 | By
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rsync Command to Exclude a List of Files and Directories in Linux

rsync is a very useful and popular linux tool being used for backup and restoring files, but also for comparing and syncing them. We already shown you in the past how to use rsync command in linux with examples and today we will add a few more useful tricks you can use rsync at. Exclude a […]

October 27, 2014 | By
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Install Piwik - A Free Website Traffic Analytics Tool in Ubuntu 14.04

Today I will cover the installation of Piwik on Ubuntu 14.04. Piwik is a free and open source web analytics application that runs on a webserver that support PHP and has a MySQL database. It provides detailed analytics about your website visitors that you can store on your own server. Among many things it provides […]

October 24, 2014 | By
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Amazing ! 25 Linux Performance Monitoring Tools

Over the time our website has shown you how to configure various performance tools for Linux and Unix-like operating systems. In this article we have made a list of the most used and most useful tools to monitor the performance for your box. We provided a link for each of them and split them into […]

October 22, 2014 | By
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Install Munin - A Network Resource Monitoring Tool in Ubuntu 14.04

Munin is a free and open-source networked resource monitoring tool. It offers monitoring and alerting services for servers, switches, applications, and services. It alerts the users when things go wrong and alerts them a second time when the problem has been resolved. It is written in Perl and uses the RRDtool to create graphs, which […]

October 20, 2014 | By
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Duplicati - An Open Source Powerful Free Backup Tool

Duplicati is an open source free backup program that creates backups with the ability to store them securely encrypted, incremental and compressed on cloud storage services and remote file servers. At the moment it has the ability to work with Amazon S3, Windows SkyDrive, Google Drive, Tahoe LAFS, Rackspace Cloud or it can use your […]

October 17, 2014 | By
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How to Install / Test Linux Filesystem Performance with Bonnie++

Today I will show you how to install and use Bonnie++, a free file system performance testing tool for Linux and Unix-like operating systems. It is a test suite that is aimed at performing a number of simple tests on hard drive and file system performance. It allows you to test how your file systems […]

October 15, 2014 | By
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Linux CUPS 2.0 - Print / Share your Printer over Network

CUPS (Common Unix Printing System) is an open source modular printing system developed by Apple Inc. for Unix-like computer operating systems and OS X which allows a computer to act as a print server. When running it acts as a print spooler and scheduler that can receive requests either from the localhost or from other […]

October 13, 2014 | By
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Systemback - Simple way to Backup/Restore your Linux System

Systemback makes it easy to create backups of system and users configuration files. In case of problems you can easily restore the previous state of the system. There are extra features like system copying, system installation and Live system creation. More information can be found on Systemback website. Installing Systemback To install Systemback in Ubuntu […]

October 10, 2014 | By
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How to Easy Install Nagios using FAN Tool

FAN stands for Fully Automated Nagios and it is designed as a quick and easy installation of Nagios along with the most used tools in the Nagios community. It is designed as a stand-alone installation based on CentOS 5.9. FAN is available in iso image format and it’s easy to burn on a CD or […]

October 8, 2014 | By
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pidstat - Monitor and Find Statistics for Linux Procesess

The pidstat command is used for monitoring individual tasks currently being managed by the Linux kernel. It writes to standard output activities for every task managed by the Linux kernel. The pidstat command can also be used for monitoring the child processes of selected tasks. The interval parameter specifies the amount of time in seconds […]

October 6, 2014 | By
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How to Install WordPress on the Linux Apache MySQL and PHP stack

Today we will be covering the installation of LAMP stack using Ubuntu Linux 14.04. LAMP stands for “Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP” and it’s the most used web server environment used on the internet today. This particular software combination has become popular because it is entirely free and open-source software, it is also easy to […]

October 3, 2014 | By
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Linux ss Tool to Identify Sockets / Network Connections with Examples

ss is part of the iproute2 (utilities for controlling TCP/IP networking and traffic) package. iproute2 is intended to replace an entire suite of standard Unix networking tools (often called "net-tools") that were previously used for the tasks of configuring network interfaces, routing tables, and managing the ARP table. The ss utility is used to dump […]

October 1, 2014 | By
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