Author Archive: Mihajlo Milenovic

Miki is a long time GNU/Linux user, Free Software advocate and a freelance system administrator from Serbia. Got introduced to GNU/Linux in year 2003 on old AMD Duron computer, and since than always eager to learn new stuff about this system. From 2016 writes for Linoxide to share his experiences with wider audience

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How to Install Kubernetes Locally using Vagrant / Minikube

Kubernetes is extensive platform for managing container clusters, coming from Google. Like most server software from Google, Kubernetes excels in scalability but it might be challenging to use it for local deployment on a say laptop . So for this example I will use my production laptop which is running Fedora 24, but you can use […]

September 8, 2016 | By
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How to Install Wine 1.9 on Ubuntu / Debian / Linux Mint

Saying that I don't like Windows would be an understatement. But now and then, need arises to run some windows software for some reason. For that good people of Wine Project have possible to run Windows applications on Linux operating system. In this article we will run Windows software with Wine on several popular Linux […]

September 6, 2016 | By
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How to Track Progress % of Commands (cp,dd,tar) in CentOS 6 / Fedora

When you copy a large file in terminal with simple cp command without flags, you might sometimes wonder whether it is really copying or the process got blocked somehow and it will actually never finish. The output is non existent and you are tempted to pres Ctrl-C to end abort the process. Well instead of […]

September 5, 2016 | By in LINUX COMMANDS
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How to Setup Cassandra Replication on Ubuntu 16.04

If you have data that is not suited for relational database, chances are you are looking for NoSQL solution. NoSQL options are diverse, Aerospike, MongoDB, Redis, and many others try to solve Big Data problem in different ways. In this article we will concentrate on replication with cassandra. This database actually got the name from Greek […]

September 1, 2016 | By
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How to Install Poptop VPN Server on CentOS 7

Continuing the VPN series, today we cover Poptop, or pptpd. It is easier to configure than other VPN software, but MS-CHAP-v2 encryption that it uses is not really secure, as we come to expect from Microsoft software. Nevertheless I have experienced situations where Poptop succeeds where other VPN  like OpenVPN and Softether fail, so this article might […]

August 26, 2016 | By
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How to Install Softether VPN server on Centos 7

Setting up your own virtual private network server is a good way to evade blockage and be able to access sites that are blocked in your country. Choice of open source VPN packages is long but today we decided to try Softether coming from University of Tsukuba in Japan. Softether have long been proprietary product […]

August 25, 2016 | By in SECURITY
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How to Configure OpenVPN on Ubuntu 16.04

Continuing the series of VPN articles, we now install OpenVPN on Ubuntu 16.04 Server. OpenVPN is well know VPN software from company of the same name. It is is somewhat harder to configure than other VPN software, so we will concentrate on server side configuration, and making ovpn files in this article. This guide is designed […]

August 23, 2016 | By
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How to Install Asterisk 13 on Ubuntu 16.04 from Source

Asterisk is the VoIP server with SIP and PJSIP support for Linux based operating systems and it makes great tool for learning SIP and venturing into the world of VoIP. For that purpose, we are going perform installation of Asterisk 13 on Ubuntu 16.04 Server. It will run as asterisk user and we are doing […]