Category Archives: Linux (Ubuntu)

How to pair Pi-hole with an OpenVPN to block ads and increase privacy on Ubuntu / Debian Linux

How to pair Pi-hole with an OpenVPN to block ads and increase privacy on Ubuntu / Debian Linux

I followed your tutorial to install an OpenVPN on my Ubuntu server in the cloud. How can I install Pi-hole to block ads, reduced my 4G/3G/LTE traffic on the same Debian or Ubuntu Linux server?
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What's new in Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak) – an overview

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What's new in Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak) – an overview
The Ubuntu 16.10 operating system was released last month. The new version, which is also called Yakkety Yak, came around six months after Canonical – the company behind Ubuntu – released version 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) of the Linux-based operating system. We’ve already discussed the changes that Ubuntu 16.04 LTS brought along, so in this article we’ll be covering a quick overview of Ubuntu 16.10 desktop, essentially focusing on the major new features/changes it brings to the table when compared to version 16.04 LTS.

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How to install wget on RHEL/CentOS 7 using yum

How to install wget on RHEL/CentOS 7 using yum
I am trying to download a file using ‘wget http://url’ syntax, but I am getting an error: bash: wget: command not found How do I fix this problem? How can I install wget on a CentOS/RHEL 7 or 6 server using ? GNU Wget is a free and open source software package for retrieving files […]
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How to install and use profiling tool Gprof

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How to install and use profiling tool Gprof
If you are a programmer, who writes code in C, Pascal, or Fortran77 programming language and uses Linux as the development platform, you’ll be glad to know that there exists a powerful tool through which you can check the performance of your code – the tool in question is Gprof. In this tutorial, we’ll be discussing the details of how you can download, install, and use this tool.

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System76 brings 4K display Ubuntu Linux laptop for Pro users

System76 brings 4K display Ubuntu Linux laptop for Pro users
Finally, some good news for Apple fans who crashed System76 website a few days back. Apple makes a good laptop. However, they lack the option to add additional RAM or ports or graphics card. The new System76 Oryx laptop has a 4K HiDPI display. If you are a sysadmin, DevOps, or developer, give it a try to System76.
System76 Oryx Pro with 4K display
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Introduction to Audio Workstation Software Tracktion 5 DAW on Linux

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Introduction to Audio Workstation Software Tracktion 5 DAW on Linux
Tracktion is one of the most popular digital audio workstations and one of the very few that are available for the Linux platform along with the magnificent Ardour. While Tracktion is distributed under proprietary software licenses, its creators felt that they should give back something to the Linux community as they have used open source tools for the building of their product. That is why the fifth version of the software that was released in 2014 is now available for free for all Linux users.

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How to setup HTTP Strict Transport Security With Lighttpd Web Server

How to setup HTTP Strict Transport Security With Lighttpd Web Server

HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) is a security feature that lets your web site tell client browsers that it should only be communicated with using HTTPS only. How can I setup HSTS using lighttpd web server on Linux or Unix-like system?
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How to use plugins (add-ons) in ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors

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How to use plugins (add-ons) in ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors
ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors allows users to edit text documents, spreadsheets and presentations offline by providing access to the web-based ONLYOFFICE portals for an efficient remote team collaboration. This tutorial describes how to add one of the available plugins to ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors and start using it.

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L2TP over IPsec using OpenSwan with Freeradius authentication on Ubuntu 16.04

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L2TP over IPsec using OpenSwan with Freeradius authentication on Ubuntu 16.04
This article is about the layer 2 tunneling protocol (L2TP) with IPsec to provide end-to-end encryption in the layer 2 VPN. The open source implementations of IPsec are StrongSwan and OpenSwan, both are supported on all Linux distributions. In this tutorial, OpenSwan is used to provide the security channel for L2TP VPN.

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