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How to Schedule shutdown, restart, hibernate and log off Tasks in Linux

Hello Linux Geeks, Have you ever felt a need for shutdown, restart, hibernate, log off or even custom task execution automatically on a schedule? If you say yes, then We have graphical tool ComplexShutdown doing this for us. It is more or less simple script, written in FPC, then rewritten in python. The main purpose […]

Posted on : June 23, 2017 , Last Updated on : June 22, 2017 By
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How to Disable Webcam and Microphone on Linux

With the growing numbers of laptop users, more and more people are connected to the world with built-in webcam and microphone. But It comes with a price. As the world is moving towards digitization, more and more spyware are targeting webcam to steal sensitive and classified information about users. It is obvious that no other […]

Posted on : June 22, 2017 , Last Updated on : June 22, 2017 By
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15 Linux Screen Command for Dealing Terminal Sessions

The screen is a terminal multiplexer. Using this, you can run any number of console-based-applications, interactive command shells, course-based applications, etc. You can use screen to keep running program after you accidentally close the terminal, or even after you log out and later resume right wherever you are. How does screen work? When screen is called, it […]

Posted on : June 21, 2017 , Last Updated on : June 21, 2017 By in LINUX HOWTO
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How to Setup Linux Version of MS SQL Server on Docker Container

This article explains how to setup and run Microsoft SQL server on containerised Linux Operating System. I will use the image available on Docker Hub to run a Docker container. An earlier version of SQL Server is meant to run on Windows OS. SQL Server 2017 CTP 2.1 run Linux based OS as well. Microsoft […]

Posted on : June 20, 2017 , Last Updated on : June 20, 2017 By in DEVOPS
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How to Install Java 8 on Debian GNU/Linux 9 (Stretch)

In this article, I will go through the process of installation of Java 8 on Debian 9 Stretch. Java comes in two flavors and we install both. OpenJDK is open source version that is compatible with most software.  And Oracle JavaSE is the proprietary version that should be used if your java application is incompatible […]

Posted on : June 19, 2017 , Last Updated on : June 19, 2017 By
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How to Measure Internet Consumption from Linux Terminal

Nbwmon is a ncurses based bandwidth monitor tool that can be used to get detailed information like, transmitted and received traffic for a network interface. Nbwmon comes with lots of features some of them are listed below: Supports Ethernet, Wireless and Mobile Internet connections. Display current, average and maximum upload and download speed. Print total […]

Posted on : June 16, 2017 , Last Updated on : June 19, 2017 By
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5 Steps Start Ubuntu 16.04, 17.04 in Text Mode

The advantages of text modes as compared to graphics modes include lower memory consumption and faster screen manipulation. Text mode or console mode or command line mode saves a lot of RAM uses so most of the time it is very beneficial to boot desktop in text mode. This post is a simple explanation to how […]

Posted on : June 15, 2017 , Last Updated on : June 15, 2017 By in BOOTING
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How to Install "stacer" Monitoring and Optimising Tool on Linux

Stacer is a GUI based open source resource monitoring and system optimizer tool for Linux. This app has a nice looking dashboard which provides CPU, Memory, Disk and System information. The new vesrion of stacer provides additional monitoring panel for process viewing and sorting. I would say this is an "all in one" montoring tool for linux […]

Posted on : June 14, 2017 , Last Updated on : June 14, 2017 By in MONITORING
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How to Configure AD Authentication with LDAP over Proxy with TLS/SSL

Both Active Directory (AD) and OpenLDAP play important roles in the enterprise. In fact, within the same company you’ll find the UNIX group using OpenLDAP and the LAN and Windows administrators using AD. However, most people are unable to fully access the AD schema via OpenLDAP. In this article we will consider how to configure […]

Posted on : June 13, 2017 , Last Updated on : June 12, 2017 By in USER MANAGEMENT
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How to Install Open Visual Traceroute on Ubuntu 16.04

Open Visual Traceroute is a free and open source Java based visual traceroute and packet sniffer tool that can be used to display data in a 3D or a 2D map component. You can easily export data to image file or text file using Open Visual Traceroute. It is available for Linux, Mac OS X, […]

Posted on : June 12, 2017 , Last Updated on : June 12, 2017 By
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10 Twitter Clients for Linux Desktop and Command Line

With the exponential growth in usage of twitter in recent years, more and more people like to express themselves on the go. twitter users prefer desktop application that enable them to tweet, send and recieve messages, get the latest tweets from others. As always, linux users find themselves in lack of GUI clients for everything […]

Posted on : June 7, 2017 , Last Updated on : June 11, 2017 By
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How to Configure OpenLDAP with 2 Hosts on Mirror Mode

OpenLDAP is a free, open source implementation of the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) developed by the OpenLDAP Project. In other words, it is a protocol for managing related information from a centralized location through the use of a file and directory hierarchy. It functions in a similar way to a relational database in certain […]

Posted on : June 5, 2017 , Last Updated on : June 9, 2017 By
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How to Manage Time from Linux Terminal using Ding Tool

Ding is a very simple solution to help with short-term time management. The beep sound uses the motherboard audio and works even if the speakers are muted. To manage time with ding, you need a linux terminal and that includes ssh sessions. This article covers installation and usages of ding in Ubuntu 16.10 Installation of […]

Posted on : May 31, 2017 , Last Updated on : May 31, 2017 By in LINUX HOWTO
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How to Install OpenMaint on Ubuntu 16.04

openMAINT is an open source platform for facility and property management of all scales and industries. It is which can be used for the management of infrastructure, assets, buildings, and other professional equipment. It also helps in streamlining the maintenance processes and allows to make decisions while allocating resources for the new projects. OpenMaint is […]

Posted on : May 29, 2017 By in UBUNTU HOWTO
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