Category Archives: Linux (Ubuntu)

Linux fmt command – usage and examples

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Linux fmt command – usage and examples
Sometimes you may find yourself in a situation where-in the requirement is to format the contents of a text file. Gladly, there exists a command that can cater to at-least some of the text formatting requirements. The tool in question is dubbed fmt. In this tutorial, we will discuss the basics of fmt, as well as some of main features it provides.

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How to Install Apache Cassandra NoSQL database on a Single Node Ubuntu 16.04

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How to Install Apache Cassandra NoSQL database on a Single Node Ubuntu 16.04
The Apache Cassandra is a distributed NoSQL database management system designed to handle large amounts of data. It’s free and open source, and provides High-Availability with no single point of failure. In this tutorial, we will discuss the basic Apache Cassandra installation process with single node.

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Install and Configure ISC DHCP Server in Debian 9

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Install and Configure ISC DHCP Server in Debian 9
In this tutorial, we’ll learn how to install and configure DHCP server in Debian 9. DHCP or Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol is a protocol used in networks through which a system can automatically obtain the network settings at boot time.

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Linux Gzip Command Tutorial for Beginners (7 Examples)

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Linux Gzip Command Tutorial for Beginners (7 Examples)
Linux offers several command line tools for compressing/decompressing files. One of them is Gzip, which uses Lempel-Ziv coding (LZ77) for its compression operations. In this tutorial, we will discuss the basics of gzip, as well as the features it provides using easy to understand examples.

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Install and Configure LEMP Stack in Debian 9

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Install and Configure LEMP Stack in Debian 9
This tutorial will guide you on how to install and configure LEMP stack (Nginx with MariaDB and PHP7) on the latest release of Debian 9. These pieces of software are widely used on servers on the internet today to deploy dynamic websites or interactive web applications.

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Linux fold command tutorial for beginners (with examples)

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Linux fold command tutorial for beginners (with examples)
While working on the command line in Linux, one thing that you’d have probably missed is how the output gets displayed in terminal. I mean, the way it fits the available area. Have you ever found yourself stuck in a situation where-in the requirement was to make sure the output of a command fits a particular width?

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Linux Basics: How to hide, lock, encrypt, and secure your files on Linux

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Linux Basics: How to hide, lock, encrypt, and secure your files on Linux
Hiding, locking, or even encrypting your files and folders on Linux is pretty easy, and for whatever reason you want to do this there are many different approaches that you can follow. Here is a quick guide on how to hide, lock, and secure your files in the easiest way possible.

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How to use speedtest on a Linux server to check, store and report internet speeds graphically

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How to use speedtest on a Linux server to check, store and report internet speeds graphically
Following on from a set of problems of poor broadband connectivity I was experiencing I decided that I wanted to monitor the Mbps speed I was getting from my provider on a regular basis. I was seeing especially poor figures when trying to download files in the evening, with much faster speeds achieved very early in the morning.

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Installing a VPN with Tinc on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

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Installing a VPN with Tinc on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
Tinc is an open-source VPN daemon that available for a wide range of platforms and has several advantages over similar VPN clients. A Virtual Private Network (VPN) is a secure private network that operates over a larger public network such as the internet. VPNs have become increasingly popular in recent years, largely because they offer increased security and privacy without the need for setting up expensive and complex new hardware.

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Configure WordPress with W3 Total Cache and CloudFlare CDN in LAMP

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Configure WordPress with W3 Total Cache and CloudFlare CDN in LAMP
This guide will show you how to increase WordPress website load speed with W3 Total Cache Plugin and a CloudFlare CDN free account. In this tutorial, WordPress CMS system is installed on top of a LAMP stack (Linux + Apache HTTP server + MariaDB RDBMS and PHP) on a Debian 9 server.

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