Category Archives: Linux (Ubuntu)

How to speed up your internet connection on Linux

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How to speed up your internet connection on Linux
The speed of your internet connection is something that is affected by a lot of different elements, most of which are out of your reach and/or jurisdiction. That said, there isn’t a way to transform a slow internet connection into a lighting-speed one if your provider is just not giving you enough bandwidth, no matter what you do. This post is only aiming to provide generic advice on how to make things a little bit better if possible, and if applicable to each case.

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15 Useful Linux and Unix Tape Managements Commands For Sysadmins

15 Useful Linux and Unix Tape Managements Commands For Sysadmins
Tape devices should be used on a regular basis only for archiving files or for transferring data from one server to another. Usually, tape devices are all hooked up to Unix boxes, and controlled with mt or mtx. In this tutorial you will learn about:

  • Tape device names
  • Basic commands to manage tape drive
  • Basic backup and restore commands


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How to Install and Configure CSF (Config Server Firewall) on CentOS 7

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How to Install and Configure CSF (Config Server Firewall) on CentOS 7
Config Server Firewall / CSF is firewall application suite for Linux servers. CSF is also a Login/Intrusion Detection for applications like SSH, SMTP, IMAP, Pop3, the “su” command and many more. This tutorial will show the installation of CSF on CentOS 7 and guide you trough the first steps to use this powerful application suite.

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How to build a custom Linux distribution using SUSE Studio

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How to build a custom Linux distribution using SUSE Studio
Although there are countless different GNU/Linux distributions out there for people to choose from, you may not find exactly what you’re looking for and that is perfectly normal. In this tutorial, we will explore how to use SUSE Studio to generate a highly tailored Linux system based on the latest openSUSE.

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How to integrate the latest Firefox in Gnome 3 on Debian Jessie

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How to integrate the latest Firefox in Gnome 3 on Debian Jessie
That may sound like an odd threesome, but Jessie can run Firefox as a native Gnome 3 application. And why would you want to do that? Debian already comes with a perfectly good web browser — Iceweasel, a rebranded version of Firefox. Why? Because of updates. Firefox updates much more often than Iceweasel. If you want the latest features and the latest bug fixes and security updates, you want Firefox.

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How to Change a USER and GROUP ID on Linux For All Owned Files

How to Change a USER and GROUP ID on Linux For All Owned Files

I would like to know how to change a UID (USER ID)/GID (GROUP ID) and all belonging files on Linux operating system. Say, I want to change UID from 1005 to 2005 and GID from 1005 to 2005 on Linux. How do I make such change for belonging files and directories?
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How To Find Hard Disk SATA Link Speed On FreeBSD

How To Find Hard Disk SATA Link Speed On FreeBSD

I know how to find out my SATA link speed such as 3.0 or 6.0 Gbps on Linux operating system. How do I find out my SATA link speed on FreeBSD Unix operating system? How do I make sure my sata hard disk is working at 6Gbps speed and how do I verify this on a FreeBSD server hardware?
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