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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, […]

October 25, 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 […]

October 24, 2016 | By in SAMBA
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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 warrant entire video but you still need moving picture, animated GIF is what you need. […]

October 21, 2016 | By
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How to Setup FreeBSD 11 Webserver with Nginx, Mysql, PHP 7.0 (PHP FPM)

We have been running LEMP stack ie Nginx, MySQL and PHP in Linux based operating system but today we'll be installing FEMP stack on FreeBSD 11. FreeBSD is a free and open source Unix-like operating system based on BSD systems. Unlike Linux, FreeBSD is developed and maintained as an entire operating system from kernel, device […]

October 20, 2016 | By in WEB SERVERS
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How to Setup Hadoop Multi-Node Cluster on Ubuntu

In this tutorial, we will learn how to setup a multi-node hadoop cluster on Ubuntu 16.04. A hadoop cluster which has more than 1 datanode is a multi-node hadoop cluster, hence, the goal of this tutorial is to get 2 datanodes up and running. 1) Prerequisites Ubuntu 16.04 Hadoop-2.7.3 Java 7 SSH For this tutorial, […]

October 19, 2016 | By in TRENDING
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How to Setup Ports Collection on FreeBSD 11.0

FreeBSD operating system can use binary packages with pkg utility,  but for for some ocassion, like running newest versions of the code, you would want to compile some programs.  For that, there is very useful ports collection that simplifies compilation process. In this article we will install and use ports collection to update the Freebsd […]

October 18, 2016 | By
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8 Things to do after Installing FreeBSD 11 Unix System

After you read our article about FreeBSD 11 install process, you probably want to know a set of commands that you can run to get good FreeBSD usability right after install. FreeBSD UNIX is straight forward to setup and install if you have good up to date guides. So that is what we will make here […]

October 17, 2016 | By
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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 supported  on all major operating systems, including Linux, UNIX (AIX, BSD, HP-UX, SGI IRIX, Mac […]

October 14, 2016 | By
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How To Use Wire a Secure Opensource Chat App in Linux Systems

If you are like me, using Skype on Linux for communication with family, friends, colleagues... you must have got tired of same old never updated Skype client. Windows version of Skype gets all the new features while Microsoft predictably left Linux version of the app without any updates and recently made Skype for Linux alpha […]

October 12, 2016 | By
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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 analyzer, web dashboard, port scanning and many more. We will install it on Ubuntu 16.04 […]

October 12, 2016 | By
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How to Install WordPress on FreeBSD 11 with Apache, PHP and MySQL

WordPress is a free and open source content management system written on PHP and MySQL which powers most of the websites running in the web now a days. WordPress powers more than 26.4% of the top 10 million websites as of April 2016, supporting more than 60 million websites on the web. It is developed […]

October 11, 2016 | By
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How to Configure IPsec VPN on PfSense Firewall

This article is about securing IP layer using Virtual Private Network (VPN) also known as IPsec (Internet Protocol security) on well-known open source firewall PfSense. Two components of IPsec protocol  are Authentication Header (AH) and Encapsulating Security Payload (ESP) to provide packet integrity, authentication and confidentiality security features. Cryptographic security mechanism are used in IPsec […]

October 10, 2016 | By
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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 terminal emulator which is based on GTK+ 3 and can help you have many terminals stacked into […]

October 5, 2016 | By in OPEN SOURCE TOOLS
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How to Setup Kubernetes 1.4 with kubeadm on Ubuntu

If you read our article about running Kubernetes locally, you are probably familiar with Kubernetes and eager to try it on real cluster as opposed to running it on one node with Minikube. Well, since then Kubernetes 1.4 came out, and it makes it very easy to setup clusters of arbitrary size using new kubeadm […]

October 2, 2016 | By in CONTAINERS,TRENDING
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