OPEN SOURCE TOOLS

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

How to Create and Drop Databases in MongoDB from CLI

MongoDB is an open-source document database and leading NoSQL database. It is a cross-platform, document-oriented database that provides, high performance, high availability, and easy scalability. It is written in C++.  It works on the concept of collection and document. I'll [...]

Saheetha Shameer 4:44 am

How to Create User, Database with SQL in MariaDB on Ubuntu 16.04

MariaDB is an open-source MySQL project with more improved features. It is highly compatible with MySQL and it can be considered as a drop-in replacement for MySQL.  All client libraries, client-server protocols, SQL dialect, MySQL replication, Master-slave configuration etc are quite [...]

Saheetha Shameer 3:00 am

How to Install Apache Sqoop on Ubuntu 16.04

Apache Sqoop is a tool designed for efficiently transferring bulk data between Apache Hadoop and structured datastores such as relational databases. For example : MySQL, Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server. You can import and export data between relational databases and hadoop. You [...]

Linoxide 3:00 am

How to Install GitLab with Nginx (SSL) on Ubuntu 16.04

GitLab is a web-based Git repository manager similar to Github. It's an open source git repository management tool powered by Ruby and Rails. It provides a .deb package which contains GitLab Community Edition and all its dependencies including Ruby, PostgreSQL, [...]

Saheetha Shameer 3:00 am

Best Tools to Make Animated GIF in Linux Systems

Animated GIF images have become an art of its own, with funny scenes and memes flooding the internet. Animated GIFs are also useful to us geeks, for example for showing interactive terminal output. When there is not enough content to [...]

Mihajlo Milenovic 3:00 am

How to Setup Postgresql 9.6 and access PHPpgAdmin on Ubuntu 16.04

PostgreSQL is a powerful and open source object-relational database management system developed by the PostgreSQL Global Development Group.  It gives primary focus on extensibility and standards-compliance. This stores data securely, and  allow users to  retrieve data at the request of other software applications. It is [...]

Saheetha Shameer 3:00 am

Mylg - A Command Line Network Monitoring Tool for Linux Systems

In this article, we will show how to install and use the network monitoring software called My Looking Glass, or mylg. It is fairly early in mylg development but it already supports lots of great features like for example packet [...]

Mihajlo Milenovic 4:20 am

How to Install Terminix the Tiling Terminal Emulator in Linux Distros

If you are frequently longing onto multiple servers over SSH and have many terminal windows floating over your desktop, this article might be interesting for you. To do away with window clutter, we  are going to install Terminix, a tiling [...]

Mihajlo Milenovic 3:49 pm

How to Run Etcher Image Writer on GUI and Linux CLI

There are plenty of tools for writing to USB drives on Linux, but most are specialized to writing bootable USB images of one distro. For example, fedora has its own tool which makes Fedora Live USB, and other distros also [...]

Mihajlo Milenovic 2:00 pm

How to Edit Video Using Avidemux on Linux

If you are in need to do video editing, Linux got you covered on multiple basis. For professional stuff there are Blender and Kdenlive, but former has a steep learning curve and later has a lot of KDE dependencies that [...]

Mihajlo Milenovic 7:38 am

How to Install Rocket Chat on Ubuntu 16.04 with Docker

Rocket.Chat is a Web Chat Server, developed in JavaScript. It is an open source messaging APP built with Meteor fullstack framework. It is a great solution for communities and companies who need to host their own private chat service or for [...]

Saheetha Shameer 3:00 am

How to Compile IPFire Firewall on Ubuntu 14.04

In our previous article we have installed and configured the IPfire firewall on the virtual machine (VM). However, in this article our focus is the compilation of IPfire on the Ubuntu platform. Following could be the reasons of IPfire compilation [...]

shah 3:00 am

How to Install Asterisk 13 on Ubuntu 16.04 from Source

Asterisk is the VoIP server with SIP and PJSIP support for Linux based operating systems and it makes a great tool for learning SIP and venturing into the world of VoIP. For that purpose, we are going perform the installation [...]

Mihajlo Milenovic 3:00 am

How to Install Roundcube Webmail on Ubuntu16.04

Roundcube inbox

Roundcube is a web application which can be used to access your emails from a web browser. It is a free and open source software tool by Roundcube Webmail project. It has a clean user interface and provides many features [...]

B N Poornima 3:00 am