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An UFW Firewall Guide to Enable, Deny, Allow, Delete Rules on Ubuntu

Firewall is important security component of every operating system.  Linux kernel has great packet filtering and port filtering framework which is called Netfilter. To have a complete firewall, the userspace command line frontends have been created. Most well known framework for managing Netfilter framework is iptables. However, some users find it too hard to master which […]

Posted on : October 27, 2016 , Last Updated on : October 27, 2016 By in UBUNTU HOWTO
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How To Set Up Jenkins for Continuous Development Integration on Ubuntu 16

In this blog, we will set up jenkins and configure jenkins on ubuntu 16 for continuous development and continuous integration. Jenkins is a Continuous Integration server. Basically, Continuous Integration is the practice of running your tests on a non-developer machine automatically everytime someone pushes new code into the source repository. Before we set up jenkins, you need to […]

Posted on : October 26, 2016 , Last Updated on : October 25, 2016 By in UBUNTU HOWTO
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How to Install and Manage Snap Packages on Ubuntu 16.10

Advanced packaging tool, known for acronym apt, have been used in Debian and derivatives for nearly two decades. Similarly on Red Hat based systems, the RPM is used for even longer. To fix shortcomings with this packaging system, AppImage, FlatPak and Snap have been created by various groups and companies.  Those packaging systems don't conflict with apt, nor rpm, […]

Posted on : October 25, 2016 , Last Updated on : October 24, 2016 By
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How to Setup Active Directory Domain Controller on Ubuntu using Samba

SAMBA is an open source implementation of the SMB file sharing protocol that provides file and print services to SMB / CIFS clients. It helps in successfully networking your Ubuntu system with Windows clients, thereby providing and integrating with services common to Windows environments. These services assist the sharing of data and information about the computers and […]

Posted on : October 24, 2016 , Last Updated on : October 23, 2016 By in SAMBA
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How to Setup Snapshots and Clones in ZFS on Linux

Notable new feature in Ubuntu 16.04 is addition of ZFS file system. This file system have long time been dubbed a Solaris' killer feature. It has been ported over to Linux but it wont be integrated into mainline kernel due to Sun's clever pick of incompatible license. They did that so that can claim having […]

Posted on : September 26, 2016 , Last Updated on : October 24, 2016 By in FILE SYSTEM
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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 you might not like to install if you are not using KDE. So in this […]

Posted on : September 22, 2016 , Last Updated on : September 26, 2016 By in OPEN SOURCE TOOLS
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Setup Graylog2 Log Analyzer to Store and Search Log Errors

Graylog2 is an open-source log analyzer tool that makes use of MongoDB and ElasticSearch for storing and searching through log errors. It’s mainly used by developers to detect and fix errors in their applications.  Graylog is a more finished and "enterprise-ready" product out of the box as compared with other log analyzer tools. Versions used: […]

Posted on : September 21, 2016 , Last Updated on : September 21, 2016 By
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How to Install fprobe (Netflow) Tool on IPFire Firewall

This tutorial is about the compilation and installation of NetFlow tool (fprobe) on the IPFire firewall. Fprobe  is libpcap based tool which collects network traffic data and emit output as flows (NetFlow) towards the specified collector. NetFlow protocol supported devices collects all IP traffic and forward the collected data to a server for further analysis […]

Posted on : September 14, 2016 , Last Updated on : November 8, 2016 By in FIREWALL
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Two Methods to Protect your Data using Ubuntu Disk Encryption

User privacy and security is very hot topic nowadays, with various companies and three letter agencies snooping and mining your data, seemingly at every step. With this article, we take a break from VPN guides to show how can you protect your local data.  For example if your computer gets into wrong hands. In this […]

Posted on : September 12, 2016 , Last Updated on : September 11, 2016 By
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How to Setup Cassandra Replication on Ubuntu 16.04

If you have data that is not suited for relational database, chances are you are looking for NoSQL solution. NoSQL options are diverse, Aerospike, MongoDB, Redis, and many others try to solve Big Data problem in different ways. In this article we will concentrate on replication with cassandra. This database actually got the name from Greek […]

Posted on : September 1, 2016 , Last Updated on : October 21, 2016 By
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How to Setup HAProxy in Ubuntu 16.04

HAProxy is an open-source high availability load balancing and proxy services tools for TCP and HTTP-based network applications. It is easy to use, suits for high volume websites and  its seamless integration into  existing architectures. It offers transparent connections, server offloading, enforcement of policies, limit connections apart from its primary function of proxy service. In […]

Posted on : August 31, 2016 , Last Updated on : October 23, 2016 By in NETWORK
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How to Configure OpenVPN on Ubuntu 16.04

Continuing the series of VPN articles, we now install OpenVPN on Ubuntu 16.04 Server. OpenVPN is well know VPN software from company of the same name. It is is somewhat harder to configure than other VPN software, so we will concentrate on server side configuration, and making ovpn files in this article. This guide is designed […]

Posted on : August 23, 2016 , Last Updated on : November 8, 2016 By
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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 great tool for learning SIP and venturing into the world of VoIP. For that purpose, we are going perform installation of Asterisk 13 on Ubuntu 16.04 Server. It will run as asterisk user and we are doing […]

Posted on : August 15, 2016 , Last Updated on : March 21, 2017 By in OPEN SOURCE TOOLS
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How to Setup Zimbra Mail Server on Ubuntu 16

Zimbra collaboration suite has two flavors- Network edition and open source edition. In this tutorial we will explore quickest and easiest way to install zimbra ( free edition ) mail server along with other components like LDAP, antivirus, antispam, Amavis (amavisd-new) - Content checker, Aspell - Spell checker, MySQL and other collaboration features and a […]

Posted on : August 9, 2016 , Last Updated on : August 8, 2016 By in MAIL SERVER
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