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How to install KVM on Ubuntu 14.04

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How to install KVM on Ubuntu 14.04
KVM (Kernel-based Virtual Machine) is a virtualization extension for the Linux Kernel. There are many Operating systems that are supported by KVM, which include Linux, BSD, Solaris, Windows and others. This tutorial explains the installation of KVM on an Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop and how to create a Ubuntu guest VM.

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How to use the NMAP Security Scanner on Linux

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How to use the NMAP Security Scanner on Linux
Nmap is a free and open source network discovery and security auditing utility that is widely used in the Linux users community as it is simple to use yet very powerful. Nmap works by sending data packets on a specific target (by IP) and by interpreting the incoming packets to determine what posts are open/closed, what services are running on the scanned system, whether firewalls or filters are set up and enabled, and finally what operation system is running.

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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 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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Samba Server Installation on Debian 8 (Jessie)

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Samba Server Installation on Debian 8 (Jessie)
This tutorial explains the installation of a Samba fileserver on Debian 8 and shows you how to configure Samba to share files over the SMB/CIFS the protocol. Samba is configured as a standalone server, not as a domain controller. In the resulting setup, every user has his own home directory, all users have a shared group directory with read-/write access and optionally an anonymous share is added.

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