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Fedora 20 Is Now Available In Beta Release

The Fedora Project Team has announced the release of Fedora 20, code-named "Heisenburg". This open source linux distribution which is released every six month invites every linux enthusiast to try the beta release and experiment with it. These tests help in identifying new or undiscovered bugs so the development team can make the right fixes […]

November 15, 2013 | By
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Terminator - Multiple GNOME Terminal in one Window

Linux Administrator usually prefers to use console in a working environment. Especially when he/she need to remote another computer. Console is more flexible than graphical interface. It's not a secret that Linux Administrator can use more than one console simultaneously. When it happens, he/she may not see those consoles at the same time. If he/she […]

November 7, 2013 | By
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How To Install And Configure Multi Router Traffic Grapher (MRTG) in Linux

MRTG is an open source network traffic monitoring tool. It creates png images in the form of graphs that show the traffic load of network nodes. MRTG works on SNMP protocol to request from the nodes. So the devices monitored by MRTG must be SNMP enabled. Many managed switches and routers are SNMP enabled. MRTG […]

October 31, 2013 | By
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gprof - A GNU Profiler For Performance Analysis Of Programs

In the software industry today, performance of a software has become the most important requirement. Software programmers and developers are trying harder than ever to improve the performance of their respective software. A well written software code consists of various functions. As the code becomes larger and larger, the number of functions and nested function […]

October 17, 2013 | By
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SteamOS: Game Changing for the Linux Games Industry ?

Valve recently announced its intent to release steamOS, an open source project based on Linux, intended to bring gaming onto Linux. This push by valve is significant because it is challenging windows in one of its last remaining bastions of strength, that is gaming. The ripple effects of this announcement were obvious when both AMD […]

October 11, 2013 | By
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A Beginners Guide to Get Started With Display Filters In WireShark

Wireshark is a very popular network protocol analyser through which a network administrator can thoroughly examine the flow of data traffic to/from a computer system in a network. This tool has been around for quite some time now and provides lots of useful features. One of these feature is the display filter through which you […]

October 2, 2013 | By
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Do Suspect Memory Leak With Your System ? Try Valgrind Tool

Valgrind is a collection of command line tools that can be used for debugging and profiling executables in Linux. Memcheck is one of the most popular tool in the Valgrind suite of tools that can be used to detect memory related errors in a program executable. In this article, we will discuss the Memcheck tool […]

September 23, 2013 | By
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Simple Video Player For Linux System

Nowadays, if we want install a video player on our Linux machine, we often search the video software package that compatible with our system and run a command or simply do a double click to start set up process with GUI. For example, we know that the Ubuntu support the user about install software with […]

April 9, 2013 | By
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How To Install Zimbra On CentOS Linux

VMware Zimbra is a complete email, address book, calendar and tasks solution that can be accessed from the Zimbra Web Client, Zimbra Desktop offline client, Outlook and a variety of other standards-based email clients and mobile devices. It can be deployed as a traditional binary install on Linux, or as a software virtual appliance, commonly […]

April 1, 2013 | By
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Linux Screenshot Tool - Shutter Opensource Project

Taking screenshots in Linux is as easy as pressing the "print screen" key on the keyboard. But how about taking a screenshot of a specific area such as a window, or more specifically a menu? A lot of careful cropping might be needed for the same. But with shutter, you don't have to worry much […]

March 22, 2013 | By
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How To Install DC++ In Linux

Linux DC++ is direct connect client for Linux based DC++. W hat is DC++ ? it’s a Direct Connect peer to peer file sharing protocol implementation for Linux/Unix platforms. Direct Connect is a file sharing network made up by hubs, to which clients can connect. Once connected to a hub, the user can search for […]

February 26, 2013 | By
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Linux Iotop Tool - Monitor Disk I/O Process

Iotop tool is free open source free tool that monitor Disk Input/Output usage. Its helps system administrator to find specific process that consume more disk usage and helps in performance analysis. Iotop tool is supported from 2.6.20 kernel. This article explains how to install iotop and how to use it. What do you need before […]

February 5, 2013 | By
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Learn Linux Nmap Command With Examples

NMAP, well, we here are talking of network mapping, this tool is a celebrity tool that also appeared in one of my favorite trilogy, yes, the Matrix series, in the movie , its used to scan the whole Matrix ecosystem but here we will not go in much details but will start from a basics. […]

December 29, 2012 | By
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Speed Webpages Using Mod_Deflate Module On Apache

Deflate is a lossless data compression algorithm. The mod_deflate module for apache, which is based on this algorithm, compresses the contents before delivering them to the clients and thus speeds up the webpages. This module can compress up to 70% of a file. In current versions of Apache this module is installed and enabled by […]

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