Author Archive: Kashif Siddique

Linux Systems and Security Engineer in Information and Communication Technology. Results-driven ICT Professional and Open Source Geek with technical specialties in the area of Open Source Operating systems and Applications.

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How to Setup Elastix 5 PBX Unified Communication Server on Linux

Elastix is an open source PBX-Asterisk-based application that can be used to configure unified communications. It includes telephony functionality, instant messaging, email server, fax server, VoIP communication (VoIP) and video conferencing. The Elastix O / S platform is created and maintained by IT professionals who plan to update new features, repair bugs and regularly update […]

May 22, 2017 | By in DEBIAN
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How to Install Consul Server on Ubuntu 16

In this article, we are going to show you the installation and configuration of Consul server on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Consul a solution for service discovery and configuration management system which is completely distributed, highly available, and scales to thousands of nodes and services across multiple datacenters. It helps finding services applications requirements like database, […]

May 19, 2017 | By in UBUNTU HOWTO
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How to Setup Postal a Mail Server for Incoming & Outgoing Email

Postal is a complete and fully featured Open source mail delivery server for use by websites & web servers. It was developed by aTech Media to serve their own mail processing requirements but later on, they decided that it should be released as an open source project for the community. It is increasingly common for […]

May 17, 2017 | By in LINUX HOWTO
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6 Ways to Find Largest Top Files and Directory in Linux

Finding the size of large file and directories in Linux servers is one of the most important tasks that every system administrator came across in his daily tasks. So, every system administrator must know about multiple ways to find out the size of larger disks and files consuming the hard disks. Sometimes, it becomes more […]

April 27, 2017 | By in LINUX COMMANDS
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How to Install Multiple Elasticssearch Nodes on Single Server

Elasticsearch is an open-source, broadly-distributable, readily-scalable, enterprise-grade search engine which is accessible through an extensive and elaborate API. It can power extremely fast searches that support your data discovery applications and can be used for a lot of different use cases like "classical" full-text search, analytics store, autocomplete, spelling checker, alerting engine, and as a […]

April 12, 2017 | By
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Lumail - An Email Client for Your Linux System

Using Email is our daily routine task and the most important method out there of sharing information with each other. The way we access emails has changed from the tradition and now there are a lot of Email clients available that are used to view and manage emails. It enables you to manage your inbox […]

April 10, 2017 | By in OPEN SOURCE TOOLS
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How to Install Tig - Text Mode Interface for Git on Ubuntu 16.04

In this article, we are going show you installation and usage of an awesome tool which is 'tig'. It's a great Git Command Line Tool with ncurses-based text-mode interface for git. Something between the command line and full blown windowed GUI applications would be great to work on like 'tig'. It functions mainly as a […]

March 22, 2017 | By in OPEN SOURCE TOOLS
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How to Setup Sandstorm Personal Cloud Server in Linux

Sandstorm is an Open Source self-hostable web productivity suite implemented as a security-hardened web app package manager. It is a radically easier way to run personal instances of your web application at one place. It allows you to have your own personal server to install multiple application on it through an app store interface as […]

March 14, 2017 | By in CONTAINERS
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Tizonia - A Command Line Music Player for Linux

Tizonia is an Open source multimedia software project based on OpenMAX IL for those who love to stream music. It has every potential to become your one stop music player, if you share a LAN with friends, you can setup a common music server. Tizonia project also features an audio streaming client/server for Linux with […]

March 6, 2017 | By in OPEN SOURCE TOOLS
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How to Setup Graphite with Statsd on an Ubuntu 16.04

Hi, today we are going to show you installation and configuration of Graphite and Statsd on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. In short Graphite is a highly scalable real-time graphing system which provides real-time visualization and storage of numeric time-series data. This means that Graphite requires other applications to collect and transfer the data points. The Graphite […]

March 1, 2017 | By in MONITORING
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How to Setup Openshift Origin on CentOS 7.2

OpenShift Origin is the open source upstream project that powers OpenShift, Red Hat's container application platform. It provides support for Python, PHP, Perl, Node.js, Ruby, and Java and is extensible so that users can add support for other languages. The resources allocated for applications can be automatically or manually scaled as per required so that […]

February 27, 2017 | By in OPEN SOURCE TOOLS
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Fasd - Alternative Tool for Autojump to Quick Access Linux Filesystem

Fasd is a command-line productivity booster that offers quick access to linux files and directories for POSIX shells (Portable Operating System Interface). It is the similar tool like autojump, z and v used to navigate filesystem. Fasd keeps track of files and directories you have accessed, so that you can quickly reference them in the […]

February 23, 2017 | By in OPEN SOURCE TOOLS
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How to Use BCC Kernel Tracing Tools for Linux Performance Analysis

Greetings, BCC is now available for Ubuntu and in this article we will be showing you its extended command line use to trace Linux systems for performance monitoring. The BPF Compiler Collection (BCC) is a toolkit for building kernel tracing tools that leverage the functionality provided by the Linux extended Berkeley Packet Filters (BPF). BPF […]

February 15, 2017 | By in TROUBLESHOOTING
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How to Setup Foreman to Manage Puppet Nodes on Ubuntu 16.04

Hello everyone, welcome to our today's article on Foreman to manage your Puppet Nodes on Ubuntu 16. Foreman is an open source tool that helps system administrators to manage servers throughout their life cycle, from provisioning and configuration to orchestration and monitoring. You can easily automate repetitive tasks, quickly deploy applications, and proactively manage change, […]

January 26, 2017 | By in UBUNTU HOWTO
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