All posts by Web Monkey

Phabricator – An Open Source Powerful “Project Management” Tool for Linux

Phabricator is an open source application that helps software companies to create/build better software, which is built using PHP language and available under Apache 2.0 open source license for Linux, MacOSX and can be run

Network Installation of “Debian 7 (Wheezy) on Client Machines using DNSMASQ Network Boot Server

This tutorial will guide you on how you can install Debian 7 (Wheezy) directly from a network location using DNSMASQ as a PXE Server (Preboot eXecution Environment), in case your server doesn’t provide any method

5 Open Source Lightweight Linux Desktop Environments for Your Old Computers

Many of us own old computers, and old computers need a low resources-constrained GUI’s to be used on it. In this article we are going to talk about 5 lightweight desktop environments to install on

Manage Multiple Logical Volume Management Disks using Striping I/O

In this article, we are going to see how the logical volumes writes the data to disk by striping I/O. Logical Volume management has one of the cool feature which can write data over multiple

A Few of My Favorite WordPress Plugins

I gave a small talk on plugins at WordCamp LA recently and was inspired to start compiling a list of my most commonly recommended ones. I’ve also started collecting them as Favorites at my

Secure ProFTPD Connections Using TLS/SSL Protocol on RHEL/CentOS 7

By its nature FTP protocol was designed as an insecure protocol and all data and passwords are transferred in plain text, making the job of a third party very easy to intercept all FTP client-server

Installing and Setting Up “Squid Proxy” Server on Ubuntu/Debian

Squid is a free & open-source full featured web proxy cache server released under GPL 3, which can be used in many other ways like a web server caching daemon to speed up websites loading,

Enable Anonymous Account for Proftpd Server in RHEL/CentOS 7

Following the last tutorial concerning Proftpd Server in CentOS/RHEL 7, this tutorial will try to extend Proftpd functionality by allowing you to enable Anonymous account logins. Anonymous logins are used to allow users with no

What’s wrong with IPv4 and Why we are moving to IPv6

For the past 10 years or so, this has been the year that IPv6 will become wide spread. It hasn’t happened yet. Consequently, there is little widespread knowledge of what IPv6 is, how to use

Setup Master-Slave DNS Server Using “Bind” Tools in RHEL/CentOS 6.5

Domain Name Server (DNS) used for name resolving to any hosts. Master DNS servers (Primary Server) are the original zone data handlers and Slave DNS server (Secondary Server) are just a backup servers which is

Installing and Configuring ProFTPD Server in Ubuntu/Debian

FTP servers are the piece of software that allows you to create a FTP connection between your local computer and a web server. ProFTPD is a FTP server for Unix/Linux servers, very configurable and very

Dealing with InnoDB Corruption – Common Misconceptions

InnoDB, given its (relatively) recent change as the default engine of MySQL, can quickly take an unfamiliar administrator off-guard if they’re not aware of the way that InnoDB works behind the scenes. With that in

Configure, Manage and Monitor “Apache Web Server” from Web Browser Using “Apache GUI” Tool

Apache Web Server is one of the most popular HTTP server on Internet today, due to its open source nature, rich modules and features and can run on almost major platforms and operating systems. While

WordPress Infographic – The World Of WordPress 2018

By Mark Gavalda • Updated on January 19, 2018 The world of WordPress as we call it is constantly changing and growing. More and more businesses, enterprises, and bloggers are using WordPress to power their

5 Reasons Why I Hate GNU/Linux – Do You Hate (Love) Linux?

This part of Linux, I don’t like to talk very often but sometimes I do really feel some of the aspects related to Linux is real pain. Here are the five points which I come

Starting with Strace

What is strace? Strace is a “system call trace” program. It attaches to a process and tracks system calls and signals made to and from it (and possibly it’s children). There are limitations to strace,

20 Useful Commands of ‘Sysstat’ Utilities (mpstat, pidstat, iostat and sar) for Linux Performance Monitoring

In our last article, we have learned about installing and upgrading the sysstat package and understanding briefly about the utilities which comes with the package. Sysstat – Performance and Usage Activity Monitoring Tool For Linux

Customizing Paper Lantern

Paper Lantern made its debut in cPanel & WHM version 11.42 around February of this year. We said, at the time, that 11.42 was just the beginning. In 11.46, we’re turning our attention to the

The Story Behind ‘init’ and ‘systemd’: Why ‘init’ Needed to be Replaced with ‘systemd’ in Linux

I am subscribed to several mailing lists related to various Linux Distributions and Applications just to keep myself updated with what’s going on where. What are the new bugs? What are the Patches Released? What

Setting up a Caching DNS Server in Ubuntu Server 14.04

Domain Name Service (DNS) is a Naming service that maps IP addresses and fully qualified domain names to one another. Computers that runs DNS are called name servers. Here I have installed and configured cache