Category: Techno Babble

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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...

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...

Upgrade Ubuntu 13.04 (Raring Ringtail) to Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy Salamander)

Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy Salamander) was released on 17 October 2013 and it will be supported until July 2014. This version has latest and greatest applications. So if you are still not upgraded so far,...

Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy Salamander) Released – Download Links and Installation Guide

Ubuntu has arrived with it’s 13.10 version code-named “Saucy Salamander” along with it’s derivatives i.e Xubuntu, Lubuntu, Edubuntu, Kubuntu etc. The Ubuntu 13.10 release will be benefited from latest Kernel 3.11 which has improved...

NoMachine – An Advanced Remote Desktop Access Tool

Working remotely is not a new thing for Linux Administrators. Especially when he/she is not in front of the server. Generally, the GUI is not installed by default on Linux servers. But there may...

13 Apache Web Server Security and Hardening Tips

We all are very familiar with Apache web server, it is a very popular web server to host your web files or your website on the web. Here are some links which can help...

RedHat vs Debian : Administrative Point of View

There are hundreds of Linux distributions available, for free (in the other sense). Every Linux Enthusiast has a special taste for certain distribution, at some point of time. The taste for specific distribution largely...

Install Latest Apache 2.4, MySQL 5.5/MariaDB 10.1 and PHP 5.5/5.6 on RHEL/CentOS 7/6 & Fedora 24-18

This how-to guide explains how to install the latest version of the Apache 2.4, MariaDB/MySQL 5.5, and PHP 5.5/PHP 5.6 along with the required PHP modules on RHEL / CentOS 7/6 and Fedora 18-24....

Advanced Copy Command – Shows Progress Bar While Copying Large Files/Folders in Linux

Advanced-Copy is a powerful command line program which is very much similar, but little modified version of original cp command. This modified version of cp command adds a progress bar along with total time...

Rename – A Command Line Tool For Renaming Multiple Files in Linux

We often use “mv” command to rename a single file in Linux. However, renaming multiple or group of files quickly makes it very difficult task in a terminal. Linux comes with a very powerful...

10 Screen Command Examples to Manage Linux Terminals

Screen is a full-screen software program that can be used to multiplexes a physical console between several processes (typically interactive shells). It offers a user to open several separate terminal instances inside a one...

Mutt – A Command Line Email Client to Send Mails from Terminal

As a System admin, sometimes we need to send mails to users or someone else from the server and for that we used to go with a web based interface to send email, is...