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Install Virtualbox 4.3 on Ubuntu/Debian/Fedora

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This quick how to guide shows, how to install VirtualBox on Debian, Ubuntu, Fedora and similar linux distros. read more...
permapage | score:9971 | -Silver Moon, May 13, 2014

10 basic examples of linux netstat command

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Netstat is a command line utility that can be used to list out all the network (socket) connections on a system. It lists out all the tcp, udp socket connections and the unix socket connections. Apart from connected sockets it can also list listening sockets that are waiting for incoming connections. So by verifying an open port 80 you can confirm if a web server is running on the system or not. This makes it a very useful tool for network and system administrators. So in this tutorial we shall be checking out few examples of how to use netstat to find information about network connections and open ports on a system. read more...
mail this link | permapage | score:9966 | -Silver Moon, April 28, 2014

10 basic examples of Linux ps command

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The ps command on linux is one of the most basic commands for viewing the processes running on the system. It provides a snapshot of the current processes along with detailed information like user id, cpu usage, memory usage, command name etc. It does not display data in real time like top or htop commands. But even though being simpler in features and output it is still an essential process management/monitoring tool that every linux newbie should know about and learn well. read more...
permapage | score:9912 | -Silver Moon, March 24, 2014

Setup Nginx + php-FPM + apc + MariaDB on Debian: The perfect LEMP server

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Nginx is a fast and scalable web server capable of handling large traffic in limited resources. This tutorial shows how to setup nginx on Debian 7 along with php support through php-fpm, and MariaDB database. read more...
permapage | score:9827 | -Silver Moon, August 9, 2013

Linux mail command examples: send mails from command line

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This tutorial shows how to send and receive mails from the command line using the mail and mutt commands on linux. read more...
permapage | score:9729 | -Silver Moon, August 28, 2013

Reviewing Kali Linux - the distro for security geeks

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Kali linux is a security oriented linux distribution aimed at digital forensics and penetration testing users. It is the successor of backtrack linux. In this introduction we are going to take a look at Kali Linux 1.0 and see how it looks like. read more...
permapage | score:9725 | -Silver Moon, August 7, 2013

How to get gorgeous looking fonts on ubuntu linux

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This is quick guide on optimizing the font rendering on your ubuntu system by tweaking the antialiasing settings and installing better fonts. read more...
permapage | score:9692 | -Silver Moon, August 8, 2013

Linux find command examples: finding files

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This is a quick tutorial on how to use the find command to search for files from the commandline. The find command is a powerful commandline tool in linux that can search files based on various criterias like name, modification date, size, permission etc. read more...
permapage | score:9530 | -Silver Moon, August 13, 2013

Precise Puppy 5.7.1 review: a small and swift linux distro

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Puppy linux is a lightweight distro that is aimed towards older and low end hardware. It provides a fully featured desktop that has all the necessary applications for the average user. In this post we are taking a look at Precise puppy 5.7.1 which was recently released. read more...
permapage | score:9458 | -Silver Moon, August 15, 2013

Setup a chroot environment on Ubuntu with debootstrap

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Chroot is used to setup a isolated environment inside a linux system where applications can run without interacting or affecting the host OS. It is often used to setup a 32bit environment inside a 64bit OS to run legacy/old applications. This tutorial shows you how to do that. read more...
permapage | score:9398 | -Silver Moon, August 11, 2013
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