This category introduces the installation/configuration of many useful open source tools to ease your job.

Aptitude - Debian GNU/Linux Package Management Tool

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For you who use Debian Linux or Ubuntu and its derivative such as Linux Mint, will surely know about Advanced Packaging Tool (APT) system. As you can guess from its name, apt is used as package management tool. The most [...]

Pungki Arianto 4:07 am

How Terminator helps to Use Multiple GNOME Terminal in one Window

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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. [...]

Pungki Arianto 6:10 pm

How to Install and Configure MRTG in Linux

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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 [...]

Raghu 4:15 am

How to Use Gprof Profiling Tool on Linux (Tutorial)

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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 [...]

Himanshu Arora 4:01 am

How to Get Started with Display Filters in WireShark

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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 [...]

Himanshu Arora 4:41 am

How to use Valgrind to Check Memory Leak

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 [...]

Himanshu Arora 4:30 am

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, [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 9:42 am

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 [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 9:50 am

Nmap Commands with Examples

Nmap ("Network Mapper") is a free and open source (license) utility for network discovery and security auditing. Many systems and network administrators also find it useful for tasks such as network inventory, managing service upgrade schedules, and monitoring host or [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 8:00 am

Mytop - How to Monitor MySql Performance


Mytop is a very useful program to see what all queries a server is currently processing as well as which user is executing them. Think of mytop as top for mysql. If you see a lot from one particular user, that means [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 6:07 pm

Remove Tomcat from Linux | Uninstall Tomcat Ubuntu


Apache Tomcat or simply Tomcat (formerly it was also known as Jakarta Tomcat) is an open source web server and servlet container developed by the Apache Software Foundation (ASF). Tomcat can be installed on CentOS/Redhat machine either using yum or [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 5:50 pm

Enhanced Ping Utility in Linux - Sing Tool

Linux Ping Tool

Ping is a great utility to check the network connections and troubleshoot the network related problems. It uses ICMP (Internet Connection Message Protocol) packets to check if a system is up and running. But you cannot do much with ping [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 12:11 pm