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Debian 7.2 Released - Major Fix dpkg Performance

The Debian project team announced the release of Debian 7.2. This is the second update of the stable distribution Debian 7 (codename wheezy), but it only contains corrections for security problems to the stable release, along with a few adjustments for serious problems. It is very important to mention that this update does not contain […]

October 15, 2013 | By
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How To - Mod_wsgi Module With Apache To Host Python In CentOs

This article will teach you how to use mod_wsgi module with Apache to host python web server in Centos 6.4.Mod_wsgi is an Apache HTTP Server module by Graham Dumpleton that provides a WSGI compliant interface for hosting Python 2.3+ based web applications under Apache.It is written in C codes.So it have better performance and lower […]

October 14, 2013 | By
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SteamOS: Game Changing for the Linux Games Industry ?

Valve recently announced its intent to release steamOS, an open source project based on Linux, intended to bring gaming onto Linux. This push by valve is significant because it is challenging windows in one of its last remaining bastions of strength, that is gaming. The ripple effects of this announcement were obvious when both AMD […]

October 11, 2013 | By
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Samba 4.0.10 Released - Fixes Some Major Bugs

Samba is a software that uses TCP/IP protocol to enable interaction between Microsoft Windows and other systems (like Unix, Linux etc.). It is a popular tool for file transfers across the systems. Samba 4.0.10 A new version of Samba -- 4.0.10 -- has been released on 8th October 2013. It is the latest stable release […]

October 9, 2013 | By
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How to Use Linux Screen Command For Remote SSH

When you are using ssh command, it provides you only one screen(terminal). If you lose that screen, you lose all you were doing on the remote computer. Sometimes it happens when a network glitch breaks the ssh connection and you lose what you were doing and you have to reconnect the remote server again. That […]

October 9, 2013 | By
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An Introduction To Linux Signals - Kill Command

Signals in Linux is a very important concept to understand. This is because, signals are used in some of the common activities that you do through Linux command line. For example, whenever you press Ctrl+c to terminate an executing command from command line, you use signals. Whenever you use kill -9 [pid] to kill a […]

October 8, 2013 | By
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Data Protection in Linux By Encrypt Filesystem Using LUKS

The Linux Unified Key Setup (LUKS) is a disk encryption specification that can help protect the data on devices it is configured on. Major companies have now started adopting it on workstations / laptops given to employees so that the confidential data can be encrypted. LUKS protects the filesystem using a passphrase that provides an […]

October 7, 2013 | By
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Create And Enable Swap Partition in Linux

Swap space in a useful memory that allows your server to continue offer it's services even if the server is completely out of main memory (RAM). Linux OS should have swap space even if it is never going to use that. A minimal amount of swap should be fine. There are some applications that require […]

October 4, 2013 | By
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A Beginners Guide to Get Started With Display Filters In WireShark

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 lots of useful features. One of these feature is the display filter through which you […]

October 2, 2013 | By
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Options in Linux RPM Command to Query Packages

RPM is RedHat Package Manager, used to install/remove/update and query the packages in Red Hat based linux. RHEL and the systems based on it uses rpm command to do that.  The following example demonstrates the use of rpm query feature and shows different ways you can query rpm database and restore configuration file. I have […]

September 30, 2013 | By
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Backup MySQL Database Using Shell Script

Regular backup of mysql databases are also as important as backing up your code. So I wrote this script to backup all of my databases on local disk. I then added gzip to compress the sql file to save disk space.  You can always copy them over network so as to retain multiple copies of […]

September 27, 2013 | By
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How To Use Command Line Arguments In Shell Script

In a shell script, you can pass variables as arguments by entering arguments after the script name, for e.g. ./script.sh arg1 arg2. The shell automatically assigns each argument name to a variable. – Arguments are set of characters between spaces added after the script. To specify an argument that includes spaces, you need to enclose […]

September 25, 2013 | By
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Do Suspect Memory Leak With Your System ? Try Valgrind Tool

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 related errors in a program executable. In this article, we will discuss the Memcheck tool […]

September 23, 2013 | By
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How To Install Nginx PHP MySql On Debian Squeeze

Nginx is an awesome peace of software that is being used worldwide by some of the busiest websites to serve web pages. It's a high performance web server with minimal server consumption and you can run your wordpress blog or a magento store with minimum set of Hardware requirements. In this post we well install […]

September 18, 2013 | By
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