Script to Create OpenStack Node with DevStack on CentOS 7

A lot of times, it is necessary to have an OpenStack deployment that can be quickly set up for testing and training. DevStack is a series of scripts that help to set up OpenStack very quickly. It is mostly used for development environments and functional testing of OpenStack's different projects. This article will detail the […]

July 27, 2016 | By in LINUX HOWTO
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How to Install LXDE GUI on Ubuntu 15.10

The "Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment" is an extremely fast-performing and energy-saving desktop environment alternative for Ubuntu-Mate, Unity, KDE and Gnome. LXDE uses less CPU and less RAM than other environments. It is especially designed for cloud computers with low hardware specifications, such as netbooks, mobile devices (e.g. MIDs) or older computers. LXDE provides a fast […]

May 5, 2016 | By
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How to Install opensc and Required Smart Card Reader Drivers

OpenSC is a set of open source tools and libraries for smart cards which provides management of smart card (creation of PKCS#15 file structure and accessing smart cards using PKCS#11 API) . Smart Card or HSM (hardware security module) used for multiple purposes such as storage of cryptographic keys for web browser (Firefox) and email […]

April 20, 2015 | By
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Install Inkscape - Open Source Vector Graphic Editor

Inkscape is an open source vector graphic editing tool which uses Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) and that makes it different from its competitors like Xara X, Corel Draw and Adobe Illustrator etc. SVG is a widely-deployed royalty-free graphics format developed and maintained by the W3C SVG Working Group. It is a cross platform tool which […]

April 7, 2015 | By
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Install libvirt to Manage Virtual Machines using virsh Command

Libvirt is a open source library which provides management of Virtual machine. It supports many function such as creation, deletion and update of VM. It is also used to run VM from XML configuration file. Libvirt is also used by well-known open source cloud platform openstack for the management of VM. It interacts with different […]

April 2, 2015 | By
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Understanding Ceph - An Open Source Distributed Storage Platform

Ceph is software based, distributed storage platform which runs on commodity hardware. In order to understand the efficiency of Ceph, lets first see what is commodity hardware. Commodity computers are hardware components developed by multiple vendors, incorporating hardware components based on a single open standard. When compared to supermicrocomputer, commodity computers are low cost and […]

April 1, 2015 | By
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Install Gibbon - An Open Source School / College Management System

Gibbon is an open source, free and highly flexible education management system. It helps teachers and students to address and solve daily problems. This tool alone caters the needs for all four pillars of educational system (administration, teachers, parents, and students). It provides refreshing and intuitive web interface to teachers, and students where they can […]

March 23, 2015 | By
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Install osCommerce in Ubuntu 14.04 with LAMP Stack

This brief tutorial is going to show you how to easily install osCommerce in Ubuntu 14.04 , if you haven’t already done and wish to open an online shop to sell your stuff. Open Source Commerce (osCommerce) is a popular e-Commerce and online store-management software program that may be easily used on any web server […]

March 19, 2015 | By
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How to Install bbPress on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Hi all, this tutorial is all about how to install BBPress on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS "Trusty" Server with WordPress and LAMP Stack. bbPress is forum software which is developed by the developers of WordPress with an awesome twist for a proper forum and discussion platform out of the box. It is focused on ease of integration, […]

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How to Install and Configure AlienVault SIEM (OSSIM)

OSSIM (Open Source Security Information Management) is an open source project by Alienvault which provides the SIEM (Security information and event management) functionality. It provides following SIEM features which are required by security professionals. Event collection Normalization Correlation OSSIM is a unified platform which is providing the essential security capabilities. Many proven open source security […]

February 24, 2015 | By
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Vagrant - Basic Setup of Virtual Development Environment

Vagrant is free and open source software for creating and configuring virtual development environments. Project was started in January 2010 by Mitchell Hashimot as a side-project, but in November 2012 Mitchell formed HashiCorp and started working on Vagrant full time. So why would you want to use Vagrant? Vagrant will help you lower development environment setup time, and share […]

February 19, 2015 | By
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Install pyxmlsec - Python XML Security Library on Ubuntu

XML encryption and digital signature are used for the security of XML documents. XML encryption and digital signature implementation exists for different programming languages. However, implementation of XML encryption and digital signature in C language is very comprehensive. It supports many functions and based on LibXML2 library. PyXMLSec is the Python implementation for XML security […]

February 13, 2015 | By
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Install Mumble in Ubuntu an Opensource VoIP Apps

Mumble is a free and open source voice over IP (VoIP) application, released under the new BSD license, primarily designed for use by gamers and it's similar to programs such as TeamSpeak and Ventrilo. It uses a server to witch people can connect with a client to talk to each other. It offers the following […]

February 6, 2015 | By
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How to Install and Configure PrestaShop on Ubuntu 14.04

PrestaShop is a free and open source e-commerce solution which supports payment gateways such as  Google Checkout, Direct,  Skrill, PayPal, PayPal Payments Pro (Direct), Authorize.Net and EBANX Checkout via their respective APIs. Further payment modules are offered commercially. It is available under the Open Software License and officially launched in August 2007. The software is written in […]

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