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 Centralized Backup Server with Amanda On CentOS 7

Amanda (Advanced Maryland Automatic Network Disk Archiver) is the most popular open source backup and recovery software in the world that protects more than a million servers and desktops running various versions of Linux, UNIX, BSD, Mac OS-X and Microsoft Windows operating systems worldwide. Amanda supports tapes, disks, optical media and changers. It gives us […]

April 8, 2016 | By
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How to Setup Nylas N1 Open Source Mail Client on Modern Web

Hi All, today we are going to setup an awesome and beautiful Mail client on Linux Ubuntu 15 and CentOS 7 Desktops that is called Nylas N1. Nylas N1 is a new open source email client application licensed under GPLv3 which is created by Nylas. This is an extensible mail client that is now available […]

March 21, 2016 | By
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How to Install Sysdig System Diagnosing Tool on Ubuntu 15 / CentOS 7

Hello and welcome to our todays article on Linux system exploration and troubleshooting tool Sysdig with first class support for containers. Sysdig capture system state and activity from a running Linux instance, then save, filter and analyze. You can use this awesome tool as a replacement of many Linux troubleshooting commands like top, lsof, strace, […]

March 16, 2016 | By
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How to Install OpenSIPS Server on Ubuntu 15.04

OpenSIPS is an open source SIP Proxy program that runs on Linux platforms and play in the infrastructure of an Internet Telephony Service Provider. There are number of open source applications available that are used to build IP Telephony solutions. OpenSIPS may not be as well-known as Asterisk, but it is widely used by VOIP […]

March 14, 2016 | By
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How to Add New Disk in Linux CentOS 7 Without Rebooting

Increasing disk spaces on the Linux servers is a daily routine work for very system administrator. So, in this article we are going to show you some simple simple steps that you can use to increase your disk spaces on Linux CentOS 7 without rebooting to your production server using Linux commands. We will cover […]

February 12, 2016 | By
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How to Install Solaris 10/11 on VMware Workstation 12

Hello and welcome to our today's article on Installation of Solaris using VMware Workstation. Oracle Solaris 11 is the world's most advanced enterprise operating system that delivers security, speed, and simplicity for enterprise cloud environments and DevOps. In our previous article we setup a new virtual machine for Solaris on VMware Workstation 12 and now […]

January 27, 2016 | By
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How to Setup VM for Solaris on VMware Workstation 12

Solaris is the most widely used, enterprise UNIX operating system that Sun Microsystems provides for its family of Scalable Processor Architecture-based processors as well as for Intel-based processors. The difference between the Linux and Unix (Solaris) is that Linux boasts a smaller kernel and its code was rewritten from the ground up while Solaris was […]

January 25, 2016 | By
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How to Install Apache ServiceMix on CentOS 7

Hi, welcome to our today's article on Apache ServiceMix. Let me give you an overview of what ServiceMix is and what you can do with it. Apache ServiceMix is a runtime container for service-oriented architecture components, web services or legacy system connectivity services. Apache ServiceMix is an enterprise-class open-source distributed enterprise service bus (ESB) based […]

January 19, 2016 | By
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How to Install Alfrasco ECM on CentOS 7

Alfrasco is a java based Electronic Content Management tool that is available with an Open Source license. This open platform helps you regain control of critical business content, strengthen compliance, optimize processes and make collaboration easy with its simple, smart and secure ways. Alfresco facilitates in multiple solutions like Electronic content management, Web Content Management […]

January 14, 2016 | By
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How to Install Flussonic Streaming Server Ubuntu / CentOS

Hello and welcome to our today's article on installation Flussonic Streaming Server on Ubuntu15 and CentOS 7. Flussonic is a modern video streaming server written in Erlang. On the delivery end, Flussonic is a true multi screen platform and can serve up live streaming and video on demand content that currently serves millions of live […]

January 12, 2016 | By
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How to Setup GMVault Gmail Backup on Ubuntu / CentOS

GMVault is a user friendly cross-platform and very lightweight command-line tool that setup most of the necessary rich features to backup and restore your gmail account. You can download it for free and install it on your computer using CLI. You can use it to backup your Gmail account to your computer, and use quick […]

January 11, 2016 | By
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How to Install ManageEngine ServiceDesk Plus on CentOS 7

ManageEngine is the Enterprise IT Management Software division of ZOHO Corporation that simplifies IT management with affordable software that offers the powerful features of largest enterprises demand. It serves a diverse range of enterprise IT, networking and Telecom customers. In our today’s article we are going to show you the installation and configuration of ManageEngine's […]

January 8, 2016 | By
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How to Setup jBilling a Billing Solution On Ubuntu 15.10

Hello and welcome to our today's article on jBilling, the enterprise open source billing system. jBilling is a mature and rapidly evolving billing system that delivers a rich of set of features that provides you an easy to use and web-based billing solution. Because of its open source means you can get its source code […]

January 4, 2016 | By
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How to Install Wine 1.8 on Ubuntu 15.x / Centos 7

Wine (Wine Is Not an Emulator)) is a free and open source compatibility layer software application for the implementation of Windows based applications to run on Linux. Different applications have their own dependencies to run on any operating system. Windows programs won't run on Linux and Linux programs won't run on the Windows applications because […]

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