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Complete guide to Dual Boot Ubuntu 18.XX with Windows 10

Learn how to Dual boot Ubuntu 18.xx along with Windows 10. Ubuntu 18.04 aka Bionic Beaver was released on April 26th, 2018 with a lot of changes on front end as well as on backend. Major change that anybody who has ever used Ubuntu, will notice is the Desktop Environment.

How to use Apache reverse proxy as Load Balancer

Reverse proxy is a kind of a proxy that takes http or https request & transfers/distributes them to one or more backend servers. In this tutorial, we will be using three instances of Apache tomcat server & will than use apache reverse proxy as load balancer to distribute & redirect the requests to these three tomcat servers.

Simple guide to install SVN on Ubuntu

SVN is a software versioning & revision control system, that has been around for a while now but is still being used by many. Though in recent years, Git & Git related applications are...

How to install GITHUB on Ubuntu : Step by Step

Github is a web based implementation of Git. Similar to Git, it is a distributed version control system & also offers the source code management functionality offer by Git. Github has all the features...

Complete monitoring solution : Install OMD (Open Monitoring Distribution)

  •; By shusain (Posted by linuxtechlab on Oct 3, 2018 5:21 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
OMD or Open Monitoring Distribution is one of the best things that will make every System Admin’s day. OMD is an open source server, network monitoring tool that comes bundled with a number of...

Top 7 commands for Linux Network Traffic Monitoring

  •; By shusain (Posted by linuxtechlab on Oct 3, 2018 12:23 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Monitoring is one of the main task that anyone SystemAdmin or even a normal user should know about to get the best out of their systems/servers & avoid any issues. In this tutorial, we...

How to create SWAP SPACE in Linux system

  •; By shusain (Posted by linuxtechlab on Sep 24, 2018 11:41 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Swap file or swap space is a file on Linux file-system that is used to hold programs or pages, in the event that the Physical memory aka RAM of the machine is full. Swap...

Complete guide for creating Vagrant boxes with VirtualBox

Vagrant is tool for building & managing virtual machines environment, especially development environments. It provides easy to use & easy to replicate/reproducible environment built on top of technologies like Docker, VirtualBox, Hyper-V, Vmware ,...

How to install ClamAV (Antivirus) & ClamTK on Linux

Linux is known for its high standards of security & there are very low amount of viruses that has been known to infect a Linux system. But in the recent times as technology is...

Working with Linux File Links

  •; By shusain (Posted by linuxtechlab on Sep 17, 2018 7:13 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Connecting a filename to the actual data is managed by the filesystem using a table or data structure, which is called a title allocation table. In the Linux filesystem, an Inode is the actual entry point to a specific file’s data on the hard disk. To simplify, you can just consider that the Inode represents the actual data of a file.

Easy way to install PostgreSQL on CentOS

PostgreSQL or Postgres, is a very powerful, highly scalable relational database system, that peovided implementation of SQL query language. It is open source & can be installed on Unix/Linux system as well as on...

Scheduling important jobs with CRONTAB : Crontab Examples

  •; By shusain (Posted by linuxtechlab on Sep 11, 2018 5:51 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Crontab is very important utility in Linux systems & is used to set up time based job scheduling. With the help of Crontab or cron, we can execute a command or a script to...

Beginner’s reference guide to NMAP command

  •; By shusain (Posted by linuxtechlab on Sep 11, 2018 9:10 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Security; Groups: Linux
Network Mapper or NMAP command open source security tool & is said to be the best port scanner. It is mainly used for auditing the network security & for penetration testing. Nmap command displays...

How to Add and Remove Users in Ubuntu

Learn how to add and remove users in Ubuntu in this guest post by Jay LaCroix, a Linux expert and the author of Mastering Ubuntu Server – Second Edition. Creating users in Ubuntu can be...

SysAdmin’s guide to REDIS CLI Commands

  •; By shusain (Posted by linuxtechlab on Sep 6, 2018 7:07 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Redis is an open source in-memory data structure store that is mainly used as a caching server but can also be used as a database or as a message broker. We have already discussed...

Easy way to integrate Apache with modsecurity on Ubuntu

ModSecurity WAF (Web Application Firewall ) is an open source software firewall that is used to safeguard applications from attacks & unauthorised access. ModSecurity WAF can be used as a module with already installed...

Beginner’s guide to SELinux

SELinux or Security Enhanced Linux is advanced access control mechanism which was developed by US security agency NSA to prevent malicious intrusions & tempering. It implements MAC (Mandatory Access control) over already present DAC (Discretionary Access Control ) i.e. read, write , execute permissions.

MongoDB installation & configuration on RHEL/CentOS

MongoDB is one of the famous , free & open source document oriented No-SQL database server. MongoDB uses JSON like document format to store data in database, rather than using rows & columns, as...

MariaDB administration commands for beginners

MariaDB is an open-source Relational Database & is a community developed forked-out version of MySQL database. MariaDB has replaced MySQL as default database in RHEL/CentOS 7.

In this tutorial, we

Installing mod_pagespeed for Apache webserver

Pagespeed or mod_pagespeed is an open source module used in apache & is used to speed up the websites. It applies various layers of filters to all the associated assets like pages, stylesheets, images etc, which than helps in optimizing the assets & this leads to boost in speed of the website.

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