OPEN SOURCE TOOLS

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

How to Setup Openshift Origin on CentOS 7.2

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OpenShift Origin is the open source upstream project that powers OpenShift, Red Hat's container application platform. It provides support for Python, PHP, Perl, Node.js, Ruby, and Java and is extensible so that users can add support for other languages. The [...]

Kashif Siddique 3:00 am

Fasd - Alternative Tool for Autojump to Quick Access Linux Filesystem

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Fasd is a command-line productivity booster that offers quick access to linux files and directories for POSIX shells (Portable Operating System Interface). It is the similar tool like autojump, z and v used to navigate filesystem. Fasd keeps track of [...]

Kashif Siddique 3:00 am

A Better Way To Take Screenshot on Linux using PMSS

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PMSS (Poor Man's Screenshooter) is a command line utility which makes capturing screenshots a piece of cake. It is a small, freeware, easy to use shell script which hardly consumes any system resources. It uses well know Linux command line [...]

Aun Raza 3:00 am

How to Copy/Paste Command's Output using Xclip on Linux

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Clipboard is a very useful utility in modern day operating systems. Clipboard technology uses the method of copy and paste to temporary store and transfer data between different applications or documents. If you are using GUI  based Linux operating system [...]

Aun Raza 3:00 am

How to Encrypt/Decrypt Files Using EncryptPad on Linux

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Consider a situation where you need to share your important/sensitive data with your family or friends or your critical data is stored in forms of text files on your laptop; there are always chances of hacking or information theft. The [...]

Aun Raza 3:00 am

How to Setup RatticDB Password Management Service on Ubuntu 16.04

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RatticDB is an open source Django based password management service. The API provided by it is used for access by outside programs, and audit logs to ensure full accountability. There is also a "Change Queue" so as to track which [...]

Dwijadas Dey 3:00 am

How to Setup Network Monitoring with OpenNMS on Ubuntu 16.04

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OpenNMS is a carrier-grade, highly integrated, open source platform designed for building network monitoring solutions. It has the capability to discover and monitor the nodes automatically in a network. Also you can monitor a service by assigning it to Open-NMS.  [...]

Dwijadas Dey 3:20 am

How to Make Call using Opensource Voip Linphone on Ubuntu

We have had an article on installing Asterisk 13 on Ubuntu, but we did not go trough actually connecting with softphone and making the call. The article have been only about server side setup. Now we are going to build [...]

Mihajlo Milenovic 3:00 am

How to Setup Teampass Password Manager on Ubuntu 16.04

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Teampass is a dedicated password manager for storing/accessing passwords securely in MySQL database. It is especially designed for business and enterprise environment and provides team manager a powerful tool for customizing passwords access depending on users role. This article covers how [...]

Dwijadas Dey 3:00 am

How to Setup Foreman to Manage Puppet Nodes on Ubuntu 16.04

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Hello everyone, welcome to our today's article on Foreman to manage your Puppet Nodes on Ubuntu 16. Foreman is an open source tool that helps system administrators to manage servers throughout their life cycle, from provisioning and configuration to orchestration [...]

Kashif Siddique 4:19 am

How To Synchronize Directories using Syncthing on Ubuntu 16.04

Syncthing replaces proprietary sync and cloud services with something open, trustworthy and decentralized. Your data is your data alone and you deserve to choose where it is stored, if it is shared with some third party and how it's transmitted [...]

Nyah Check 3:00 am

How to Setup Mosquitto MQTT Server on Ubuntu 16.04

Mosquitto MQTT Server is a message broker which works over MQTT protocol. MQTT is lightweight messaging protocol that is ISO standard for use on top of TCP/IP protocol.  It is mostly used for communicating with Internet of Things devices. We [...]

Mihajlo Milenovic 12:17 pm

How To Record and Share Linux Terminal Activity using Asciinema

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Writing is a one method to save our knowledge. Using this method, we can produce - let say - books. Along with advances in technology, we can convert paper into file. Since the speed of Internet is becoming faster, video [...]

Pungki Arianto 3:00 am

How to Import Data from MySQL to HDFS Using Sqoop

Apache Sqoop is a tool in Hadoop ecosystem which is used to import/export data between RDBMS and HDFS. This data is in structured format and has a schema. There are multiple cases where you want to analyze some data in [...]

Linoxide 3:00 am