Author Archive: Pungki Arianto

Pungki , currently working as a Linux / Unix administrator for a banking company. He love to work in Linux / Unix since it's fun for him. He is also interested in information technology, information security and writing.

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How To Record and Share Linux Terminal Activity using Asciinema

Writing is a one method to save our knowledge. Using this method, we can produce - let say - books. Along with advances in technology, we can convert paper into file. Since the speed of Internet is becoming faster, video is more preferable. For some cases, I prefer to watch video than reading. Then, now […]

January 11, 2017 | By in LINUX HOWTO
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Auditd - Tool for Security Auditing on Linux Server

First of all , we wish all our readers Happy & Prosperous New YEAR 2015 from our Linoxide team. So lets start this new year explaining about Auditd tool. Security is one of the main factor that we need to consider. We must maintain it because we don't want someone steal our data. Security includes many […]

January 1, 2015 | By
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How to Hide Appplication Port Using knockd in Linux

As a system administrator, we should do everything to secure our server from attackers. As the internet grows, threats to our server is also growing. One of the popular entrances to attack our server is through the port on your server that open. If your SSH server is running on your machine, then usually the […]

December 12, 2014 | By
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Important 10 Linux ps command Practical Examples

As an Operating System which inspired from Unix, Linux has a built-in tool to capture current processes on the system. This tool is available in command line interface. What is PS Command From its manual page, PS gives a snapshots of the current process. It will “capture” the system condition at a single time. If […]

November 19, 2014 | By
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Web-vmstat Tool - Show Vmstats in Chart / Graphical Mode

Today's applications are made on web-based form. This can be understand that web applications are easy to see on every devices. Since the trend of smartphones and tablets, the use of web based applications are increasing rapidly. On Linux system, we have vmstat tool to monitor Linux system resources such as CPU, Memory, I/O and […]

July 9, 2014 | By
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Mosh Tool - An Alternative Option for SSH and How to Use It

For those who love to work remotely, must know about SSH. This protocol is widely used by system administrators. SSH is also available in all platforms like Linux, Unix, Microsoft Windows, and Macintosh. But today, we have Mosh as an alternative for SSH. What is Mosh Mosh is a remote-terminal protocol like SSH. As it’s […]

June 25, 2014 | By
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Linux script command - A recorder inside your Terminal

When you are working on the terminal or console, you may want to record what you have done in the terminal. The recording can be used as a documentation about what happen in terminal. Let say you are working together with some Linux Administrators at the same time. Or you let someone to remote your […]

May 30, 2014 | By
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Shell in a Box - Remote to your Linux server via web browser

System Administrator usually use SSH to remote his Linux servers. So he might need a SSH client to do that. If he use a Linux client, his Linux might already have SSH client installed. If he use Windows client, one of the most popular SSH client is Putty. We have already seen in NST Linux, […]

May 21, 2014 | By
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Gnome Connection Manager - A GUI for Remote Management

Remote activity is something that usually done by a system administrator. The remote protocol that might be used is SSH and/or telnet. When he has a lot of remote screen to manage, then it is very likely that the screens will piled each other. We already seen that a program like ClusterSSH can save time […]

May 19, 2014 | By
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ClusterSSH - Manage multiple ssh session at the same Time

Most of server administrator run SSH for maintaining his servers. When he manages a lot of servers, then he may need to open multiple SSH sessions. If the maintenance activity is using the same commands on each server, typing commands one-by-one for each server may consume more times. Is it possible to run commands on […]

May 16, 2014 | By
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Learn Linux Directory Structure in a Shiny Sketch

Linux is an operating system which popular in server world. But now there are a lot of Linux distributions which also expand to desktop world. As the Linux usage grows, now Linux has Graphical User Interface (GUI) which make easier to used. But the power of Linux stays in the background. The console. When there […]

April 23, 2014 | By
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Install terminology - A terminal with fancy Features

Even Linux is now become more and more friendly with a nice Graphical User Interface (GUI), there are some Linux users who prefer work with commands. Specially for system administrators. There are some tasks that could be more efficient done through commands. A Terminal (or Console) as a tool to do command line tasks. Terminology […]

April 14, 2014 | By
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How to install and use bmon - Real time bandwidth monitor in Linux

Maintaining a network also means maintaining its bandwidth. Bandwidth leak will lead the network to users complain and may impact to slow response from application. On Linux system, we can use a tool called bmon to monitor the bandwidth in real-time. What is bmon Bmon or Bandwidth Monitoring is a tool that intended for debugging […]

April 9, 2014 | By
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Linux iftop - Listen Network traffic (interface) & Bandwidth (pair of hosts)

Today the need of bandwidth is growing from time to time. Movies, streaming, online games are some of the applications that consumes big bandwidth. System administrator should manage and monitor bandwidth that comes to and go from their server. There are a lot of network monitoring in the internet. On Linux, system there is another […]

April 2, 2014 | By
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