Category Archives: Linux (Ubuntu)

How to Install and Configure MongoDB on Ubuntu 14.04

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How to Install and Configure MongoDB on Ubuntu 14.04
MongoDB is a NoSQL database that offers a high performance, high availability, and automatic scaling enterprise database. Data is stored in a “document” structure in JSON format (in MongoDB called BSON). MongoDB was first introduced in 2009 and is currently developed by the company MongoDB Inc. This tutorials shows the installation and configuration of MongoDB on Ubuntu 14.04.

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How to install ProFTPd with TLS support on Ubuntu 15.04

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How to install ProFTPd with TLS support on Ubuntu 15.04
FTP is a very insecure protocol because all passwords and all data are transferred in clear text. By using TLS, the whole communication can be encrypted, thus making FTP much more secure. This article explains how to set up ProFTPd with TLS on an Ubuntu 15.04 server, how to add an FTP user and to use FileZilla to connect securely with TLS.

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Hydrogen: A software drum machine for Linux

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Hydrogen: A software drum machine for Linux
Hydrogen is the best open source drum machine that is available free of charge. It is an advanced piece of software that helps artists and producers compose groovy beats to accompany their music. Hydrogen is quite simple to use, features a lot of options and drum sets that can differentiate the sounds to meet the wide scope of requirements that derive from different music genres like rock, metal, pop, electronic and jazz.

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Installing Lighttpd with PHP5 (PHP-FPM) and MySQL on Debian 8 (Jessie)

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Installing Lighttpd with PHP5 (PHP-FPM) and MySQL on Debian 8 (Jessie)
Lighttpd is a secure, fast, standards-compliant web server designed for speed-critical environments. This tutorial shows how you can install
Lighttpd on a Debian 8 (Jessie) server with PHP5 support (through PHP-FPM) and MySQL as a database server. PHP-FPM (FastCGI Process Manager) is a new PHP FastCGI implementation with some additional features useful for sites of any size, especially busier sites. I use PHP-FPM in this tutorial instead of Lighttpd’s spawn-fcgi.

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Server Monitoring with Munin and Monit on Debian 8 (Jessie)

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Server Monitoring with Munin and Monit on Debian 8 (Jessie)
In this article, I will describe how you can monitor your Debian 8 server with Munin and Monit. munin produces nifty little graphics about nearly every aspect of your server without much configuration, whereas Monit checks the availability of services like Apache, MySQL, Postfix and takes the appropriate action such as a restart if it finds a service is not behaving as expected. The combination of the two gives you full monitoring: graphics that let you recognize current or upcoming problems, and a watchdog that ensures the availability of the monitored services.

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How To Join Several Partition Together To Form a Single Larger One On a Linux Using mhddfs

How To Join Several Partition Together To Form a Single Larger One On a Linux Using mhddfs

I‘ve three old hard drives: sized 60, 60 and 120 GB. And 200 GB of video files, which I need to store on these drives. How would I store all my files on three hard drive without split a file into pieces or creating RAID array? How can I combines a several mount points (partitions) into the single one on a Linux operating systems?
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How To Find My Public IP Address From Command Line On a Linux

How To Find My Public IP Address From Command Line On a Linux

How do I find out my public IP address on the Linux and OS X Unix command line to use with my own bash shell script without using third party web site? Is there command-line option which will show my dynamic IP address on a Ubuntu or Fedora Linux?
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Linux and Unix Test Disk I/O Performance With dd Command

Linux and Unix Test Disk I/O Performance With dd Command

How can I use dd command on a Linux to test I/O performance of my hard disk drive? How do I check the performance of a hard drive including the read and write speed on a Linux operating systems?
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How to install WordPress with Nginx, MariaDB and HHVM on Debian 8

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How to install WordPress with Nginx, MariaDB and HHVM on Debian 8
HHVM (Hip Hop Virtual Machine) is a just-in-time compiler developed by Facebook to run applications that are written in PHP and Hack language. HHVM is faster than the traditional PHP engine from ZEND and is used by Facebook to serve billions of web requests per day. This tutorial describes the installation of Nginx, MariaDB, HHVM and WordPress on Debian 8 (Jessie).

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How to connect to IRC through console, app, or a web client on Linux

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How to connect to IRC through console, app, or a web client on Linux
IRC (Internet Relay Chat) is a text communication layer protocol that has been available for at least 15 years. It is used by tens of thousands around the globe for quick communication, online conferences, conduction of real-time text interviews, asking for technical help etc.

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