10 Lesser Known Effective Linux Commands – Part IV

Continuing the Lesser Known series, this fourth article of the series will let you know some useful funny and animated commands. Here we go into the practical session, without much theory. 11 Lesser Known...

How to Get Root and User SSH Login Email Alerts

Whenever we install, configure and secure Linux servers in production environment, it’s very crucial to keep track of what is happening with servers and who logs into server as far as concerned about security...

Pentoo (Gentoo) Based Linux Review, Features and Screenshot Tour

Pentoo Linux is a Linux distribution based upon Gentoo Linux. Pentoo can be used as Live CD or Live USB image and the distribution aims at penetration testing. It is nothing but Gentoo with...

It’s Time to Upgrade MySQL

Beginning sometime in 2014, cPanel & WHM software will no longer support MySQL 5.1. This EOL will provide several benefits: Better pre-release testing Simplified EasyApache support Simplified database support In cPanel & WHM version 11.42, we will add support for MySQL 5.6, in addition to our continued support of MySQL 5.5. Please note: If you haven’t upgraded to one of these versions before we remove support for MySQL 5.1, then you will be blocked from …

Install OpenLDAP Server and Administer with phpLDAPadmin in Debian/Ubuntu

LDAP stands for Lightweight Directory Access Protocol which can be used in numerous ways such as for authentication, shared directory (for mail clients), address book, etc. The LDAP protocol can be used to establish...

OpenSUSE 13.1 Released – Desktop Installtion Guide with Screenshots, Tour & Review

One of the most widely used Linux distribution “OpenSUSE Linux” was released of it’s 13.1 version on November 19, 2013, which introduces major features, updated applications, and support for new technologies out there. Many...

Basic Linux Interview Questions and Answers – Part II

Continuing the Interview Series, we are giving 10 Questions here, in this article. These questions and the questions in the future articles doesn’t necessarily means they were asked in any interview. We are presenting...

How to Add Windows Host to Nagios Monitoring Server

This article describes how to monitor Windows machines “private” services such as CPU load, Disk usage, Memory usage, Services, etc. For this, we required to install an NSClient++ addon on the Windows machine. The...

10 Most Dangerous Commands – You Should Never Execute on Linux

Linux command line is productive, useful and interesting but sometimes it may be very much dangerous specially when you are not sure what you are doing. This article is not intended to make you...

Exploring Shorewall Firewall Configuration and Command Line Options

In my previous article, we took a look at Shorewall, how to install it, set up the configuration files, and configured port forwarding over NAT. In this article, we are going to explore some...

What’s Up, Docs?

Hi there. I’m Laurence Simon, one of the technical writers here at cPanel. Once upon a time, I was like you. I was a technical support representative, in a large hosting environment, who provided support for resellers of cPanel software. While supporting the customers, I would frequently refer them to the cPanel documentation, but every so often there would be an ambiguity or issue, or something that it just didn’t cover adequately. For the longest …

11 Basic Linux Interview Questions and Answers

Theories apart, we are proud to announce a new section on Tecmint, dedicated to Linux Interview. Here we will bring to you Linux Interview Questions and all other aspects of Linux, which is must...

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...

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