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How to Set Filesystem (Disk) Quotas on Ubuntu

Filesystem quota is a standard built-in feature found in Linux Kernel. Quotas determine the amount of space a file should have to support user activities. The disk quotas also limit the number of files...


How to Install the Latest MySQL 8 on Debian 10

MySQL is the most widely used open-source database management system used to keep and retrieve data for a broad variety of famous applications. In Debian 10, MariaDB comes with by default as a drop-in...


12 ss Command Examples to Monitor Network Connections

ss command is a tool that is used for displaying network socket related information on a Linux system. The tool displays more detailed information that the netstat command which is used for displaying active...

How to Install WordPress Alongside LAMP on Debian 10

First released in 2003, WordPress has grown to become one of the leading CMS systems in the internet, accounting for over 30% of the market share. WordPress is a free and opensource CMS that is

How to Install Apache ActiveMQ on Debian 10

Apache ActiveMQ is a flexible and powerful open-source multi-protocol message broker built using Java. A message broker mediates communication among applications by translating a message from the formal messaging protocol of the sender to the

How to Manage /etc with Version Control Using Etckeeper on Linux

In the Unix/Linux directory structure, the /etc directory is where host-specific system-wide configuration files and directories are located; it is a central location for all system-wide configuration files. A configuration file is a local file

How to List All Running Services Under Systemd in Linux

A Linux systems provide a variety of system services (such as process management, login, syslog, cron, etc.) and network services (such as remote login, e-mail, printers, web hosting, data storage, file transfer, domain name resolution

How to Install PgAdmin 4 Debian 10

pgAdmin is an open-source, powerful and feature-rich graphical user interface (GUI) administration and management tool for PostgreSQL database. Currently, it supports PostgreSQL 9.2 or later, and runs on Unix and its variants such as Linux,

How to Install Zabbix on RHEL 8

Zabbix is a free, open-source, enterprise-grade, fully-featured, flexible, extensible and distributed monitoring software, which is used to monitor an entire IT infrastructure, services, applications, and server resources. Zabbix is one of the most popular open-source

How to Install NTP Server and Client on Ubuntu

Network Time Protocol, commonly referred to as NTP, is a protocol that’s responsible for synchronizing system clocks in a network. NTP refers to both the protocol and the client system alongside the server programs residing

How to Install VirtualBox 6 on Debian 10

VirtualBox is a most popular x86 and AMD64/Intel64 virtualization software for organizations as well as home users with an highly feature rich, high performance software solution that is freely available as Open Source product under

How to Install EPEL Repository on RHEL 8

EPEL, short for Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux, is a free and open source repository provided by Fedora team. EPEL provides extra or supplementary software packages for CentOS, RedHat, Oracle Linux & Scientific Linux distros. It ships

How to Setup Free SSL Certificate for Apache on Debian 10

In the growing face of cyberattacks and breaches, securing your website is a top priority in protecting yourself and your site visitors from hackers. In this tutorial, we explore how you can set up a

How to Setup SSH Passwordless Login in Debian 10

SSH (Secure Shell) is a popular and widely used tool for remote login and file transfers over insecure networks, that uses encryption to secure the connection between a client and a server. Read Also: How

How to Install Redis on Ubuntu

Redis is an advanced persistent key-value database with a network interface and key features such as built-in replication, transactions, automatic partitioning with Redis Cluster, and different levels of on-disk persistence and so much more. Besides,

How to Install Redis on CentOS 7

A well-known means to improve the efficiency of modern computer applications is by enabling caching. Caching simply means keeping active data in a temporary store to make it easier and faster to access and Redis

How to Install Apache with Virtual Hosts on Debian 10

Apache, popularly referred to as the Apache HTTP server, is a free and open-source cross-platform web server maintained by the Apache Foundation. It is the leading web server commanding a 35% market share on the

8 Netcat (nc) Command with Examples

Netcat (or nc in short) is a simple yet powerful networking command-line tool used for performing any operation in Linux related to TCP, UDP, or UNIX-domain sockets. Netcat can be used for port scanning, port

How to Create a New Sudo User on Ubuntu

In Linux and other Unix-like systems, the root account has the highest access rights on the system. It is used specifically for system administration purposes. The root user (sometimes referred to as the superuser) has

How to Install LEMP on Debian 10 Server

A “LEMP” stack is a mixture of open-source software that is typically installed on a Linux server to deploy dynamic applications. This term is an acronym that represents the Linux operating system, Nginx web server,