Month: November 2017

How to Check Integrity of File and Directory Using “AIDE” in Linux

In our mega guide to hardening and securing CentOS 7, under the section “protect system internally”, one of the useful security tools we listed for internal system protection against viruses, rootkits, malware, and detection...

A Shell Script to Send Email Alert When Memory Gets Low

A powerful aspect of Unix/Linux shell programs such as bash, is their amazing support for common programming constructs that enable you to make decisions, execute commands repeatedly, create new functions, and so much more....

What goes into protecting your credit card information on the web?

*  This post was originally posted on November 28, 2014, and has been updated for accuracy.  Purchases happen with the click of a button, a swipe of a finger, or simply, no human interaction at all. Whether it’s our monthly subscription to Netflix, the plane tickets that just went on flash sale, or the book that we purchased with Prime shipping, our request for immediacy and automation has placed our credit card information all over …

4 Ways to Speed Up SSH Connections in Linux

SSH is the most popular and secure method for managing Linux servers remotely. One of the challenges with remote server management is connection speeds, especially when it comes to session creation between the remote...

How to Configure Basic HTTP Authentication in Nginx

Basic HTTP authentication is a security mechanism to restrict access to your website/application or some parts of it by setting up simple username/password authentication. It can be used essentially to protect the whole HTTP...

The Unity A to Z Game Development Bundle

Master all fundamentals of designing, coding, and modeling a mobile game with up to 83 hours training in The Unity A to Z Game Development Bundle; from coding in Unity, C# to designing and...

How to Download and Extract Tar Files with One Command

Tar (Tape Archive) is a popular file archiving format in Linux. It can be used together with gzip (tar.gz) or bzip2 (tar.bz2) for compression. It is the most widely used command line utility to create

How to Download and Extract Tar Files with One Command

Tar (Tape Archive) is a popular file archiving format in Linux. It can be used together with gzip (tar.gz) or bzip2 (tar.bz2) for compression. It is the most widely used command line utility to...

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5 new OpenStack resources

As OpenStack has continued to mature and move from the first stages of adoption to use in production clouds, the focus of the OpenStack community has shifted as well, with more focus than ever on

How to Test Website Loading Speed in Linux Terminal

A website response time can have a great impact on user experience, and if you are a web developer, or simply a server administrator who is particularly responsible for organizing the pieces together, then...

How to Install Zen Cart E-commerce Shopping Store in Linux

This topic will cover the step by step installation process of Zen Cart open source e-commerce platform in Debian-based Linux distributions and in RHEL and CentOS 7 Linux operating systems. Zen Cart is an...

Improvements to cPanel Account Package Extensions

cPanel & WHM is a very powerful piece of software, that allows server managers to more easily manage their servers. The real power, though, comes from its extendability. In most webhosting environments, cPanel accounts are built using Account Packages. To help cPanel & WHM integrators, we released a new feature four years ago, in cPanel & WHM version 11.40, called package extensions. Package extensions allow our technology partners like CloudLinux to extend cPanel account packages to include …

Upgrade Fedora 27 from Fedora 26 Using DNF (F26 to F27)

This is guide, howto upgrade Fedora 26 to Fedora 27 using DNF. This method works on desktop and server machines. I have tested this method on several machines, but if you have problems, please let me know. Always remember backup, before upgrade! 1. Before Upgrade 1.1 Backup Your Data Before doing anything, do full system […]

Fedora 27 Workstation Install Guide

This is guide with screenshots, howto install Fedora 27 (F27) using Live DVD or Live USB. Fedora 27 Installation can be done also with using Fedora NetInstall (Net Install) with gPXE and BFO (boot.fedoraproject.org). 1. Before Fedora 27 Installation 1.1 Download Fedora 27 Live DVD/USB Image Download Fedora 27 here. Select your version, Fedora 27 […]

How to Install Piwik (Alternative to Google Analytics) in Linux

This tutorial will guide you on how to install Piwik open source analytics application in CentOS 7 and in Debian 9 and Ubuntu Server 16.04 LTS edition. Piwik is a powerful self-hosted alternative to...

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How to Configure Custom Access and Error Log Formats in Nginx

Nginx HTTP server has a phenomenal logging facility which is highly customizable. In this article, we will explain how to configure you own formats for access and error logs for Nginx in Linux. The...

Support for HTTP/2 and Virtuozzo 7

The latest version of cPanel is not only loaded with new features but we’ve also made some tiny updates under the hood. In cPanel & WHM 68 we now offer support for both Virtuozzo 7 and HTTP/2! These enhancements will allow you to enjoy the same hosting platform you love, but with more operating power and efficiency than ever before. HTTP/2 Support The new application protocol for data communication on the world …

How to Install WordPress with FAMP Stack in FreeBSD

In this tutorial we’ll learn how to install WordPress in FAMP stack in FreeBSD. FAMP stack is an acronym that stands for FreeBSD Unix operating system, Apache HTTP server (a popular popular open-source web...

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InsecRes – A Tool to Find Insecure Resources on HTTPS Sites

After switching your site to HTTPS, you probably want to test if resources such as images, slides, embedded videos and others, are correctly pointed to HTTPS protocol or displaying warnings about the insecure content...

How to Create Your Own NAS Storage with Openmdediavault

In this tutorial we’ll learn how to install and configure OpenMediaVault network attached storage (NAS) solution at your premises. OpenMediaVault is a NAS a simple and intuitive solution based on Debian Linux distribution best-suited...