LINUX HOWTO

You can find some interesting articles & guides on Linux based softwares here.

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

How to Install Lubuntu 18.04 Dual Boot with Windows 10

Install LUbuntu Dual Boot Windows

Lubuntu is based on the LXDE environment which aims to be lightweight. It's a great distribution as it aims to keep the impact on your system low and takes up fewer resources. We have another article which explains in detail [...]

Alain Francois 12:05 am

How to Ping IPv6 Address from Windows and Linux CLI

Ping IPv6 windows linux cli

IPV6 stands for 'Internet Protocol Version 6' and this was introduced to replace IPV4 due to the exhaustion of IPv4 addresses. Due to IPV4 having limited number of IP addresses and with the expansion of Iot (Internet of Things) number [...]

Nishali Wijesinghe 2:45 am

How to Install XWiki on Ubuntu 18.04

Install XWiki Ubuntu

XWiki is a free and opensource advanced Wiki Software which is written in Java. It runs on servlet containers like JBoss, Tomcat etc. It uses a database such as MySQL or PostgreSQL to store its information. In this tutorial, I'll explain [...]

Saheetha Shameer 1:39 am

How to Use Python raw_input Function with Examples

use raw_input Python

Python is one of the easiest languages to learn and use, while at the same time being very powerful. Python is a general-purpose interpreted, interactive, object-oriented, and high-level programming language. The Python input() and raw_input() functions are used to read data [...]

Ahmed Abdalhamid 12:05 am

How to Install MongoDB on Ubuntu (4 Steps)

install MongoDB ubuntu

MongoDB is a NoSQL database and an open-source that offers a high performance, high availability, and automatic scaling enterprise database. We can't use SQL (Structured Query Language) to create, retrieve,update and delete data (CRUD), and it does not store data [...]

Ahmed Abdalhamid 1:39 am

Terminalizer - Tool to Record Terminal Sessions on Linux

Terminalizer

Have you ever thought about how you can record your Linux terminal? Terminalizer is a fancy and highly customizable CLI tool that records and renders terminal activity and can make an animated GIF image from it. It can work well [...]

Winnie Ondara 6:41 am

10 Linux rsync Examples to Exclude Files/Directories

Linux Rsync Exclude Commands

Rsync (Remote Sync) is a most commonly used command for copying and synchronizing files and directories remotely as well as locally in Linux/Unix systems. With the help of rsync command you can copy and synchronize your data remotely and locally [...]

Ahmed Abdalhamid 3:38 am

How to Setup Plex Media Server on Ubuntu

Install Plex Media Server Ubuntu

Plex is a centralized media server that can store all your movies, shows, and other media in one place. As the media server contains all libraries, the server should be attached to storage (say NAS) or high capacity disks. Once you [...]

Nguyen Anh Tuan 12:05 am

Linux Netstat Commands with Basic and Advanced Examples

Linux Netstat Commands

Netstat is a command line tool that is used to view and monitor network statistics and configurations of a system. This tool is available on both Unix, Linux and Windows NT-based operating systems. Below are some of the activities that [...]

Nishali Wijesinghe 12:05 am

How to Debug HTTP/HTTPS Traffic on Linux

Debug HTTP Traffic linux

In this article, we'll delve and look how you can debug HTTP/HTTPS traffic on your Linux system. We'll feature OpenSSL and  htrace.sh script. htrace.sh  is a simple shell script used for debugging HTTP/https traffic tracing. In addition, it can also be [...]

Jamie Arthur 12:05 am

How to Merge PDF Files on Linux

Merge PDF files linux

Sometimes, you may have 2 or more PDF files that you need to combine or merge into one so that you can have everything in one place. This will minimize time wasted trying to look for your PDF files which [...]

Winnie Ondara 8:06 am

How to Configure Nginx Server Blocks on Ubuntu 18.04

Setup Nginx Server Blocks Ubuntu

Nginx Server Blocks allows you to run more than one website on a single machine. With Server Blocks, you can specify the site document root (the directory which contains the website files), create a separate security policy for each site, [...]

Ahmed Abdalhamid 8:55 am

How to Create Self-Signed SSL Certificate for Nginx on Ubuntu 18.04

Create Self-Signed SSL Certificate Nginx

SSL stands for "Secure Sockets Layer", which is the standard security technology meant for creating an encrypted link between a Web server and a Web browser. This link ensures that all information passed between the server and browser remains private [...]

Saheetha Shameer 12:05 am