Linux: How to Restart Nginx on Ubuntu/Centos/Docker

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How often do you restart ngnix service on Linux webserver? This blog post will cover various ways to restart Nginx on a Linux system via command line and on Nginx running in a docker container. I have covered on both on a [...]

Josphat Mutai 6:16 am

How to Install Streamlink Twitch Gui on Arch Linux

Streamlink Twitch Gui Arch Linux

Streamlink enables you to watch videos from various online video streams in popular video players like mpv, MPlayer, and VLC. Streamlink is a command-line tool written in Python, it was forked from Livestreamer but "Streamlink Twitch GUI' is a graphical version of [...]

Josphat Mutai 12:05 am

How to Use Keyboard Numpad for Music on Linux

music on linux number pad

In this guide, I'll show you how you can use numpadz as a musical instrument by utilizing your computer numpad on linux. Numpadz is a simple program written in Python by Jason Byers which uses your numpad as a simple sampler. If you enjoyed mashing up [...]

Josphat Mutai 12:05 am

Eksctl - A CLI Tool to Create Kubernetes Cluster on Amazon EKS

Eksctl Create Kubernetes Cluster

In this blog post, we will look at how to use eksctl to create Kubernetes clusters on EKS. eksctl is a command line tool written in Go by weaveworks and based on Amazon's official CloudFormation templates. For those new to EKS, it is [...]

Josphat Mutai 12:05 am

How to Install and Use YouTube-DL on Ubuntu 18.04

Install YouTube-DL ubuntu

This guide will take you through how to install and use Install YouTube-DL on Ubuntu 18.04. YouTube-DL is a command line tool written in Python to help users download videos from YouTube, Dailymotion, Yahoo, Facebook, Flickr,  PressTV and many other sites. YouTube-DL is a cross-platform [...]

Josphat Mutai 12:05 am

LF - Feature Rich Terminal Manager for Linux

LF Terminal Manager Linux

In this guide, we will cover the installation and usage of LF file manager on Linux. LF which is an abbreviation of (List files) is console file manager written in Go. LF provides minimalistic and nice curses interface with a view [...]

Josphat Mutai 2:51 am

Topgrade - Command Line Tool to Upgrade All Packages on Linux

Topgrade Too Upgrade All Packages Linux

In this guide, we're going to explore an interesting tool that aims at making updates of everything installed on your system as easy as just running one command. This software is topgrade, it detects the tools you use on your system [...]

Josphat Mutai 12:15 am

umonitor - Update Resolutions of Monitors on Hotplugged in Linux

umonitor arch linux

This guide will cover installation and basic usage of umonitor on Linux. umonitor is a dynamic monitor management written in C and distributed as a single binary package.  The name dynamic monitor management means that the positions and resolutions of your screen monitors will [...]

Josphat Mutai 12:05 am

How to Install Packages on Arch Linux

Install packages archlinux

Arch Linux is one of the popular Desktop Operating systems. Its main pros revolve around large community and thousands of packages that can be installed on Arch Linux, both from official repositories and from AUR. In this guide, we will [...]

Josphat Mutai 12:05 am

How to Install Docker on Ubuntu 18.04 Server

Install Docker Ubuntu

Docker is a lightweight operating system-level virtualization solution that allows you to run multiple containers simultaneously on a single host or across a fleet of servers with the help of Orchestration tools. Docker containers are isolated from each other using Kernel [...]

Josphat Mutai 12:05 am

How to Install Prometheus on Ubuntu 18.04

Install Prometheus Ubuntu

Prometheus is a very powerful open-source monitoring and alerting system suitable for dynamic environments like in Cloud space. It is a standalone project maintained by the community with many companies and organizations contributing to its source code. Most components of Prometheus [...]

Josphat Mutai 12:45 am

How to Install and Configure MRTG on Ubuntu 18.04

Setup MRTG Ubuntu

MRTG (Multi Router Traffic Grapher) is an open source tool written in Perl used for monitoring and measuring the traffic load on network links and presenting data in graphical form. This tool helps you trace and troubleshoot network anomalies like [...]

Josphat Mutai 2:38 am

How to Install CUDA on Ubuntu 18.04

install cuda ubuntu

CUDA aims at enabling a dramatic increase in computing performance by harnessing the power of the graphics processing unit (GPU) on your system. In this article, I'll show you how to Install CUDA on Ubuntu 18.04. CUDA is a parallel programming [...]

Josphat Mutai 12:05 am

2 Ways to SSH into a Running Docker Container

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In this blog post, we'll look at how to get bash shell on a Docker container running in the background. It will also cover how to ssh into a docker container that was started and left running in the background [...]

Josphat Mutai 12:05 am