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How To Create Shell Scripts

Having to type the same command over and over again can be a daunting task and tiresome for that matter. The shell scripts are really easy to create and run saving you from a lot of misery and anguish if you really prefer using the terminal over using the GUI for running tasks.

Web Server Setup Series - Fix CWP Errors & Warnings To Improve Server Security

?Welcome to the second part of the web server setup series. In this part, I'll show you how to fix CWP (CentOS web panel) errors and warnings, create new user accounts, create hosting packages, and create FTP account. So let's start.

LMMS Guide Part 1: Creating Simple Melodies Using Sounds And Instruments

  • LinuxAndUbuntu.com; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Feb 16, 2018 7:50 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Linux
LMMS stands for Linux Multimedia Studio. It is a very good open-source program that is used to create music tracks using sound files, predefined instruments, and sound effects. LMMS has versions for Windows and macOS in addition to Linux. Their website, of course, lists all of their features offered to users. This article will attempt to provide practical guides and tips for composing songs using LMMS.

Web Server Setup Series - Install & Configure CentOS Web Panel

In the first article of the series, I'm going to start off setting up the web server using CentOS web panel. CentOS web panel is a web hosting panel with a bunch of GUI tools to manage servers. The panel is designed to provide the easy and secure way of managing web servers.

LinuxAndUbuntu Distro Review Of PCLinuxOS

  • LinuxAndUbuntu.com; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Feb 12, 2018 7:11 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Linux
I have reviewed a very good Linux distribution that I first used full-time as opposed to just playing around with it 8 years ago. You could say that I was suckled on it so to speak. What attracted me to PCLinuxOS distribution was mainly how simple to use it was. They released a new ISO to download in November so I decided to give this release a go.

Web Server Setup Series - How To Setup And Manage Your Own Web Server

  • LinuxAndUbuntu.com; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Feb 8, 2018 10:07 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
?Today I am starting web server setup series. In this series of articles, I'll teach you how you can setup a web server or turn your own computer into a web server. I'll also teach you how you can manage your web server, increase server security and guard it against specific types of attacks.

Save Some Battery On Our Linux Machines With TLP

  • LinuxAndUbuntu.com; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Feb 6, 2018 4:58 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
?I have always found battery life with Linux to be relatively lesser than windows. Nevertheless, this is Linux and we always have something up our sleeves.

Store Files In An Encrypted Image

Imagine this scenario: you have files on your computer that you would much rather keep safe. Such files could contain sensitive data such as passwords and bank details. Keeping them on your computer is a convenient solution; however, if your computer was hacked or stolen, someone could easily access your files if your drive wasn’t encrypted. Passwords to unlock your PC are no object to someone who knows what they are doing, especially passwords that are ridiculously weak.

12 Practical Examples Of wget Command In Linux

  • LinuxAndUbuntu.com; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Jan 30, 2018 1:55 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Wget is a useful GNU command line utility used to download files from internet. This utility can download the files from servers using popular protocols like HTTP, HTTPS, and http://FTP. It runs in the background (non-interactive) and hence can be used in scripts and cron jobs. GNU Wget was written by Hrvoje Nikši? and currently, it is under Tim Rühsen, Darshit Shah, and Giuseppe Scrivano.

Top 5 Linux Partition Managers

  • LinuxAndUbuntu.com; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Jan 29, 2018 1:36 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Linux
There are many programs out there that help users manage partitions on their drives. Some, like fdisk, are command-line tools. Others have a GUI (graphical user interface), like GParted. I shall demonstrate, today, five very good Linux partition managers, both graphical and text-only.?

Chrome 64 Released With Stronger Pop-up Blocker, Spectre Mitigations And Other Security Fixes

Yesterday Chrome 64 released with much awaited features and some security patches. Chrome is used by more than a billion users around the globe. Taking this in mind, chrome has implemented a stronger pop-up blocker.

Meltdown And Spectre Processor Vulnerabilities: Is It Time To Revive Open Source Alternative?

  • LinuxAndUbuntu.com; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Jan 24, 2018 12:18 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Games, Linux
The beginning of the year 2018 brought new challenges in the form of Specter and Meltdown vulnerabilities in most of the processor architectures. In layman terms, both of these vulnerabilities allow hackers to steal sensitive data like passwords. This vulnerability is applicable to Intel, AMD, and ARM. This means the problem is universal as it affects almost all devices ranging from embedded devices, smartphones, desktops, and servers to supercomputers.

Top Linux And Open Source Stories Of Year 2017

The year 2017 has been an eventful year for open source community with highs and lows throughout the year. Open source and Linux continue to dominate with their presence from the mobile phones to supercomputers. Let's quickly go through some of the major events in the year 2017.

How To Install Themes Or Icons In Elementary OS

After installing Elementary OS, you may feel that you want to customize it to look more than Out-of-the-box system, and more of a personalized Operating system per se. It's very easy to install themes and icons for your Elementary OS. The process is pretty much the same as installing icons and themes in any ubuntu system since it is built upon Ubuntu.

How To Create Virtual Hosts On Apache Server To Host Multiple Websites

  • LinuxAndUbuntu.com; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Jan 21, 2018 3:56 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
If you have apache installed, you probably know what localhost is. Localhost allows a single website to be hosted locally. However, when using virtual hosts, you can host multiple websites on the single server. The process is fairly simple and I will demonstrate it here itself.

PlayOnLinux For Easier Use Of Wine

PlayOnLinux is a free program that helps to install, run, and manage Windows software on Linux. It can also manage virtual C: drives (known as Wine prefixes), and download and install certain Windows libraries for getting some software to run on Wine properly. Creating different drives using different Wine versions is also possible. It is very handy because what runs well in one version may not run as well (if at all) on a newer version.

How To Install Windows 10 In Virtualbox On Linux

You might be a developer and just want to try out your application in a Windows environment, or just want the thrill of doing something in Windows 10. Well, the solution might be as easy as using Virtualbox to install windows 10 unlike installing it on your machine, which may bring may problems to your Linux installation such as grub being overwritten.

How To Boot Into Linux Command Line

  • LinuxAndUbuntu.com; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Jan 15, 2018 2:17 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
The operating system makes use of swap space when its available physical memory (RAM) is running out due to ever demanding applications. In this situation, the operating system moves the inactive pages in physical memory to swap space.

How To Create Or Increase Swap Space In Linux

The operating system makes use of swap space when its available physical memory (RAM) is running out due to ever demanding applications. In this situation, the operating system moves the inactive pages in physical memory to swap space.

Remove GUEST Session From Ubuntu Login Screen

A guest session on Ubuntu allows having a temporary user account and access the Ubuntu machine. The desktop of a guest session looks like it does when a regular user logs in. Behind the scenes, Ubuntu controls the access privileges for a guest session.

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