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Mylg - A Command Line Network Monitoring Tool for Linux Systems

In this article we will show how to install and use the network monitoring software called My Looking Glass, or mylg. It is fairly early in mylg development but it already supports lots of great features like for example packet analyzer, web dashboard, port scanning and many more. We will install it on Ubuntu 16.04 […]

October 12, 2016 | By
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How to Install WordPress on FreeBSD 11 with Apache, PHP and MySQL

WordPress is a free and open source content management system written on PHP and MySQL which powers most of the websites running in the web now a days. WordPress powers more than 26.4% of the top 10 million websites as of April 2016, supporting more than 60 million websites on the web. It is developed […]

October 11, 2016 | By
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How to Configure IPsec VPN on PfSense Firewall

This article is about securing IP layer using Virtual Private Network (VPN) also known as IPsec (Internet Protocol security) on well-known open source firewall PfSense. Two components of IPsec protocol  are Authentication Header (AH) and Encapsulating Security Payload (ESP) to provide packet integrity, authentication and confidentiality security features. Cryptographic security mechanism are used in IPsec […]

October 10, 2016 | By
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How to Install Terminix the Tiling Terminal Emulator in Linux Distros

If you are frequently longing onto multiple servers over SSH and have many terminal windows floating over your desktop, this article might be interesting for you. To do away with window clutter, we  are going to install Terminix, a tiling terminal emulator which is based on GTK+ 3 and can help you have many terminals stacked into […]

October 5, 2016 | By in OPEN SOURCE TOOLS
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How to Setup Kubernetes 1.4 with kubeadm on Ubuntu

If you read our article about running Kubernetes locally, you are probably familiar with Kubernetes and eager to try it on real cluster as opposed to running it on one node with Minikube. Well, since then Kubernetes 1.4 came out, and it makes it very easy to setup clusters of arbitrary size using new kubeadm […]

October 2, 2016 | By in CONTAINERS,TRENDING
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How to Setup Etcher USB and SD Card Image Writer for Linux

There are plenty of tools for writing to USB drives on Linux, but most are specialized to writing bootable USB images of one distro. For example, Fedora has its own tool which makes Fedora Live USB, and other distros also have the same. If you try to write something else, it might or might not […]

September 29, 2016 | By in OPEN SOURCE TOOLS
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How to Install Freebsd 11 Unix Server and Its Time to Upgrade

The new Freebsd 11 release announcement supposed to happen Monday, 10 October 2016 (update -  released ) with pending security fixes (please wait for final release 11.0-RELEASE-p1 for production upgrade) while we have images ready on ftp and its packed with a lot of new features includes faster network, improvements to NUMA, devctl to request administrative changes […]

September 28, 2016 | By in DISTROS
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How to Setup Vuls Vulnerability Scanner in Linux

VULS is a security vulnerability scanner for Linux. It downloads the NVD (National Vulnerability Database) and inserts into a sqlite database. Vuls has built in CVE dictionary for this sqlite file. The servers are connected using key based authorization, hence we need to generate ssh keys and confirm the authorization between servers and scan target. Since, vuls is an […]

September 27, 2016 | By in SECURITY
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How to Setup Snapshots and Clones in ZFS on Linux

Notable new feature in Ubuntu 16.04 is addition of ZFS file system. This file system have long time been dubbed a Solaris' killer feature. It has been ported over to Linux but it wont be integrated into mainline kernel due to Sun's clever pick of incompatible license. They did that so that can claim having […]

September 26, 2016 | By in FILE SYSTEM
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How to Edit Video Using Avidemux on Linux

If you are in need to do video editing, Linux got you covered on multiple basis. For professional stuff there are Blender and Kdenlive, but former has a steep learning curve and later has a lot of KDE dependencies that you might not like to install if you are not using KDE. So in this […]

September 22, 2016 | By in OPEN SOURCE TOOLS
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Setup Graylog2 Log Analyzer to Store and Search Log Errors

Graylog2 is an open-source log analyzer tool that makes use of MongoDB and ElasticSearch for storing and searching through log errors. It’s mainly used by developers to detect and fix errors in their applications.  Graylog is a more finished and "enterprise-ready" product out of the box as compared with other log analyzer tools. Versions used: […]

September 21, 2016 | By
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All You Need to Know About Linux Kill Command From Scratch

The kill command is used on linux and other Unix-like operating systems ( Solaris,  AIX, HP-Unix, Mac). It doesn’t matter which operating system you are using to terminate processes without having to log out or reboot the computer. A process, also referred to as a task, is an executing (i.e., running) instance of a program. […]

September 20, 2016 | By in LINUX COMMANDS
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How to Install perf Tool on CentOS and Ubuntu

Perf is a performance counter for Linux. With it you can know many secrets of the running linux system. For example why L2 cache misses are happening. Why your disk is showing activity, which code paths are making the stalls in the kernel, and many other things. In this article, we will show basics of […]

September 19, 2016 | By in LINUX COMMANDS
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24 Things To Do After Installing Elementary OS Loki

If you followed our guide for installing Elementary OS, next thing you want to know is what to install to actually make your Elementary install usable. We have made a neat video for that, but what if you want to paste commands, or only some of them? You might not need all of it,  so […]

September 15, 2016 | By in GUI
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