LINUX HOWTO

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

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

Eksctl - A CLI Tool to Create Kubernetes Cluster on Amazon EKS

Eksctl Create Kubernetes Cluster

In this blog post, we will look at how to use eksctl to create Kubernetes clusters on EKS. eksctl is a command line tool written in Go by weaveworks and based on Amazon's official CloudFormation templates. For those new to EKS, it is [...]

Josphat Mutai 12:05 am

How to Install Neofetch in Ubuntu/Debian/Mint and ArchLinux

Install Neofetch Ubuntu

In this article, we'll look at How to install Neofetch. Neofetch is a cross-platform, simple shell script that scans for your system’s information and displays it in a terminal, together with an ASCII image or any desired image next to [...]

Jamie Arthur 1:44 am

How to Install and Use YouTube-DL on Ubuntu 18.04

Install YouTube-DL ubuntu

This guide will take you through how to install and use Install YouTube-DL on Ubuntu 18.04. YouTube-DL is a command line tool written in Python to help users download videos from YouTube, Dailymotion, Yahoo, Facebook, Flickr,  PressTV and many other sites. YouTube-DL is a cross-platform [...]

Josphat Mutai 12:05 am

Mkcert - Create SSL Certificates for Local Development on Linux

SSL Certificates local Development Environment

In this article, I'll explain how to install mkcert, a zero-config tool on our latest Ubuntu system. Mkcert is a simple tool which can be used in making locally trusted certificates. It doesn't require any configuration. It is always dangerous or [...]

Saheetha Shameer 12:05 am

How to Install and Use MariaDB on Ubuntu 18.04

Install MariaDB Ubuntu

MariaDB database server is an open source server that is a fork of MySQL and a drop-in replacement. It is now the fastest growing open source database server today. Over the many years, MySQL was the king of database servers [...]

Ahmed Abdalhamid 12:05 am

How to Install Multiple WordPress with Nginx on Ubuntu 18.04

Install Multiple WordPress Nginx Ubuntu

Imagine, if you have only single server but 2 or more WordPress sites, you think you need more server to run each wordpress site on it. It's fine, but how about if you don't have a lot of costs to maintain [...]

Nguyen Anh Tuan 5:27 am

How to Install and Configure Magento 2 on Ubuntu 18.04

Configure Magento Nginx Ubuntu

Magento 2 is the successor of the powerful open source eCommerce platform Magento available on your Linux distributions. This tutorial will give the steps to install Magento 2 with Nginx on Ubuntu 18.04. This software is written in PHP and [...]

Alain Francois 12:05 am

How to Install Zabbix and Add Remote Hosts on Ubuntu 18.04

Install Zabbix Add Hosts Ubuntu

Zabbix is designed to monitor server performance, availability of a server, network devices, and other network components. We can easily keep track of any applications, systems and network devices status using this. In this article, I'll explain how to install Zabbix [...]

Saheetha Shameer 4:40 am

How to Setup Python Virtual Environment on Ubuntu 18.04

SetUp Python Local Programming Environment Ubuntu

Python is a versatile programming language that can be used for many different programming projects(Web - Mobile - Desktop). Easy to set up, and written in a relatively straightforward style with immediate feedback on errors, Python is a great choice [...]

Ahmed Abdalhamid 2:18 am