All posts by Web Monkey

Shorewall – A High-Level Firewall for Configuring Linux Servers

Setting up a firewall in Linux can be very daunting for a newbie, or for someone not very familiar with iptables. Luckily, there is a very easy to use solution in Shorewall. In this...

10 Lesser Known Commands for Linux – Part 3

Overwhelmed with the response of last two articles of “Lesser Known Linux Article” series namely. 11 Lesser Known Useful Linux Commands – Part I 10 Lesser Known Linux Commands – Part 2 10 Lesser...

Pear OS 8 Released – Review and Installation Guide with Screenshots

Pear OS 8 was released recently. Pear OS main goal is to be an Ubuntu/Debian based Linux Operating System for Desktop, Notebook, Phones and Tablets. Pear OS 8 is based on GNOME but look...

How to Install and Configure OpenSSH Server In Linux

Being a network administrator requires a deep knowledge about remote login protocols such as rlogin, telnet and ssh. The one I will discuss in this article is ssh, a secure remote protocol which is...

DOSBox – Runs Old MS-DOS Games/Programs in Linux

Ever wanted to play old DOS games or use old compilers like Turbo C or MASM to run assembly language code? If you have and were wondering how, then DOSBox is the way to...

How to Sync Two Apache Web Servers/Websites Using Rsync

There are so many tutorials available on web to mirror or take a backup of your web files with different methods, here I am creating this article for my future reference and here I’ll...

How to Add Linux Host to Nagios Monitoring Server Using NRPE Plugin

In our first part of this article, we’ve explained in detail on how to install and configure latest Nagios Core 4.2.0 on CentOS 7.2 server. In this article we will show you how to...

Kernel 3.12 Released – Install and Compile in Debian Linux

One of the biggest draws to using Linux is its easy customization and one of the most fun things to customize is the Kernel itself, the heart of the Linux Operating System. Chances are...

Understanding APT, APT-Cache and Their Frequently Used Commands

If you’ve ever used Debian or a Debian based distribution like Ubuntu or Linux Mint, then chances are that you’ve used the APT package system to install or remove software. Even if you’ve never...

PAC Manager: A Remote SSH/FTP/Telnet Session Management Tool

Linux Administrator must have been familiar with Telnet and SSH. These tools will help them to connect to the server remotely. But on their laptop / computer, they may not use a console based...

12 Practical Examples of Linux grep Command

Have you ever been confronted with the task of looking for a particular string or pattern in a file, yet have no idea where to start looking? Well then, here is grep to the...

Rsnapshot (Rsync Based) – A Local/Remote File System Backup Utility for Linux

rsnapshot is an open source local / remote filesystem backup utility was written in Perl language that advantage the power of Rsync and SSH program to create, scheduled incremental backups of Linux/Unix filesystems, while...

10 Lesser Known Linux Commands – Part 2

Continuing the last conversation from 11 Lesser Known Useful Linux Commands – Part I here in this article we will be focusing on other lesser known Linux commands, that will prove to be very...

Install GIT to Create and Share Your Own Projects on GITHub Repository

If you have spent any amount of time recently in the Linux world, then chances are that you have heard of GIT. GIT is a distributed version control system that was created by Linus...

How to Install Nagios 4.3.4 on RHEL, CentOS and Fedora

Nagios is an awesome Open Source monitoring tool, its provides you more comprehensive monitoring environment to always keep an eye on your all machines / networks whether you are in a your data center...

Exploring /proc File System in Linux

Today, we are going to take a look inside the /proc directory and develop a familiarity with it. The /proc directory is present on all Linux systems, regardless of flavor or architecture. One misconception...

11 Lesser Known Useful Linux Commands

Linux command line attracts most of the Linux Enthusiastic. A normal Linux user generally posses a vocabulary of roughly 50-60 commands to carry out their day-to-day task. Linux commands and their switches remains the...

Midnight Commander – A Console Based File Manager for Linux

When you work with a lot of files on console environment such as moving files or copying files, you may find that your job is tedious. On the GUI environment there is a File...

Introducing EasyApache’s Optimal Profiles

We are happy to announce the upcoming release of a new Profile page that will make EasyApache quicker and easier to use. This new Profile page will include cPanel & WHM’s new Optimal Profiles. The purpose of the new profiles is to ensure that you will receive a safe and secure EasyApache build without having to access the Short or Exhaustive Options list. Each new Optimal Profile will include a selection of modules to match …

Using DSH (Distributed Shell) to Run Linux Commands Across Multiple Machines

Systems Administrators know all too well the importance of being able to monitor and administer numerous machines in a short time, and preferably, with as little running around as possible. Whether it is a...