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How to Install Drupal 7.x with Apache 2.x on Ubuntu 14.04

Drupal is an open source software maintained and developed by a community of 721,200+ users and developers across the globe. Its written in PHP and a backend database, such as MySQL. Thousands of add-on modules and designs let you build any site you can imagine. As It is Free And Open Source, Drupal is  flexible, robust and […]

Posted on : January 2, 2015 , Last Updated on : January 2, 2015 By
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How to Install Bugzilla 4.4 on Ubuntu / CentOS 6.x

Here, we are gonna show you how we can install Bugzilla in an Ubuntu 14.04 or CentOS 6.5/7. Bugzilla is a Free and Open Source Software(FOSS) which is web based bug tracking tool used to log and track defect database, its Bug-tracking systems allow individual or groups of developers effectively to keep track of outstanding […]

Posted on : December 17, 2014 , Last Updated on : April 10, 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 […]

Posted on : December 12, 2014 , Last Updated on : December 12, 2014 By
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How to Setup Grav Flat-File Based CMS in a Hosting Server

Grav is a Fast, Simple, powerfull, and Flexible file-based Modern CMS which means it doesn't use databases to store informations, it uses files to store its configurations and contents. It requires no installation, you just extract the ZIP archive, and you are already up and running your site. It follows similar principles to other flat-file CMS […]

Posted on : December 10, 2014 , Last Updated on : December 9, 2014 By
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How to Install AWStats on Ubuntu 14.04

AWStats is a free and open source log analyzer and analytics reporting tool that generates advanced server statistics. It supports web, streaming, ftp or mail logs. It can be used from the command line or from the CGI interface and shows you all possible information your log contains in HTML reports with tables and bar […]

Posted on : November 3, 2014 , Last Updated on : October 19, 2014 By
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How to use Apache JMeter to Test Perfomance of Webserver

Today I will show you how to test a web server using Apache JMeter, a desktop application that is free and open source software, written in Java and designed to load test functional behavior and measure performance of web servers. It was originally developed to test web application but has since expanded to other test […]

Posted on : October 29, 2014 , Last Updated on : October 19, 2014 By
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Duplicati - An Open Source Powerful Free Backup Tool

Duplicati is an open source free backup program that creates backups with the ability to store them securely encrypted, incremental and compressed on cloud storage services and remote file servers. At the moment it has the ability to work with Amazon S3, Windows SkyDrive, Google Drive, Tahoe LAFS, Rackspace Cloud or it can use your […]

Posted on : October 17, 2014 , Last Updated on : November 3, 2016 By
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pidstat - Monitor and Find Statistics for Linux Procesess

The pidstat command is used for monitoring individual tasks currently being managed by the Linux kernel. It writes to standard output activities for every task managed by the Linux kernel. The pidstat command can also be used for monitoring the child processes of selected tasks. The interval parameter specifies the amount of time in seconds […]

Posted on : October 6, 2014 , Last Updated on : October 6, 2014 By
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Collectl Examples - An Awesome Performance Analysis Tool in Linux

Collectl is a light-weight performance monitoring tool capable of reporting interactively as well as logging to disk. It reports statistics on CPU, disk, infiniband, lustre, memory, network, nfs, process, quadrics, slabs and more in easy to read format. Unlike most monitoring tools that either focus on a small set of statistics, format their output in […]

Posted on : September 29, 2014 , Last Updated on : September 29, 2014 By
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Monit - Monitor Linux Daemon, Filesystem, CPU , Files and Network

Monit is a small linux utility designed to manage and monitor processes, programs, filesystems, directories and files. You can have it run automatic maintenance and repair and can execute meaningful causal actions in error situations. You can use Monit to monitor files, directories and filesystems for changes, such as timestamps changes, checksum changes or size […]

Posted on : September 26, 2014 , Last Updated on : September 26, 2014 By
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How to Install and Use Sysdig from Linux Command Line

Sysdig is a tool that gives admins and developers unprecedented visibility into the behavior of their systems. The team that develops it wants to improve the way system-level monitoring and troubleshooting is done by offering a unified, coherent, and granular visibility into the storage, processing, network, and memory subsystems making it possible to create trace […]

Posted on : September 22, 2014 , Last Updated on : September 5, 2016 By
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logcheck - A tool to Monitor Linux System Log Activity

Logcheck is a software package that is designed to automatically run and check system log files for security violations and unusual activity, it utilizes a program called logtail that remembers the last position it read from the log file. It can be used in several ways, from analyzing security or unusual activity in the syslog, […]

Posted on : September 1, 2014 , Last Updated on : September 1, 2014 By
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Browse Long and Complex Files using Glogg an Open Source Log Analyzer

Are you a programmer or a system administrator? Does your job requires you to search through long and complex log files? Although there are many command line tools (like grep) that you can use for this purpose, if you are looking for a GUI based application, try Glogg. In this article, we will understand how […]

Posted on : July 25, 2014 By
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Linux Smem Tool - Displays Memory Usage More Accurate

In a shared memory environment, which is a technique used by most operating systems, there is a challenge of counting the memory several times. This ends up giving users and system administrators inaccurate information on how physical memory is used. To solve this problem smem comes in very handy. Smem reports Unique Set Size (USS) […]

Posted on : July 13, 2014 , Last Updated on : July 15, 2014 By
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