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How to Add Hosts in OpenNMS Monitoring Server

Monday 24th of June 2019 06:12:04 AM
In our first part of this article, we have described in detail on how to install and configure the latest OpenNMS network monitoring platform on CentOS/RHEL as well as on Ubuntu/Debian server. In this...

Setting Up Bind As a Private DNS Server on RHEL 8

Thursday 20th of June 2019 06:24:59 AM
The Domain Name System (DNS) is a method used to translate human-readable domain names (or Fully Qualified Domain Names (FQDN)) to machine-readable IP addresses, to locate a computer in a network such as the...

Run Docker Container in Background (Detached Mode)

Wednesday 19th of June 2019 07:14:50 AM
Under Docker, an image developer can define image defaults related to detached or foreground running, and other useful settings. But, using the docker run [OPTIONS] command, you can add to or override the image...

How to Configure Xorg as Default GNOME Session in Fedora

Tuesday 18th of June 2019 06:42:28 AM
Wayland is a secure display protocol as well as a library implementing the protocol, that enables communication between your video hardware (the server) and clients (each and every single application on your system). Wayland...

How to Limit Time and Memory Usage of Processes in Linux

Monday 17th of June 2019 07:36:16 AM
The timeout script is a useful resource monitoring program for limiting time and memory consumption of processes in Linux. It allows you to run programs under control, and enforce time and memory limits, terminating...

How to Install, Configure and Secure FTP Server in RHEL 8

Thursday 13th of June 2019 06:52:05 AM
FTP (stands for “File Transfer Protocol”) is a standard and old network protocol used for the transfer of files between a client and server on a computer network. It is built on a client-server...

Install Samba4 on RHEL 8 for File Sharing on Windows

Wednesday 12th of June 2019 09:35:18 AM
Samba is an open source, fast, secure, stable and widely-used network file system that provides file sharing and print services for all clients using the SMB/CIFS protocol, such as Linux, all versions of DOS...

How to Install GUI on RHEL 8

Tuesday 11th of June 2019 07:37:08 AM
As a Linux administrator for more than 4 years, I spend most of my time working on Linux console, but there are some situations where I need a Desktop environment instead of command-line. By...

Install OpenNMS Network Monitoring in Debian and Ubuntu

Monday 10th of June 2019 07:09:00 AM
OpenNMS (Open Network Management System) is a free and open source, scalable, extensible, enterprise-grade and cross-platform Java-based network management platform was designed to monitor critical services on remote machines and gathers the information of...

How to Install Google Chrome on RHEL 8

Saturday 8th of June 2019 08:09:47 AM
Google Chrome is the most popular on Desktop computers and arguably on smartphones and tablets so requests on how to install it on Red Hat 8 Linux doesn’t come as a surprise at all...

findmnt – Shows Currently Mounted File Systems in Linux

Friday 7th of June 2019 07:27:18 AM
The findmnt command is a simple command-line utility used to display a list of currently mounted file systems or search for a file system in /etc/fstab, /etc/mtab or /proc/self/mountinfo. 1. To display a list...

How to Create a New Ext4 File System (Partition) in Linux

Thursday 6th of June 2019 06:23:58 AM
The ext4 or fourth extended filesystem is a widely-used journaling file system for Linux. It was designed as a progressive revision of the ext3 file system and overcomes a number of limitations in ext3....

How to Encrypt Drives Using LUKS in Fedora Linux

Tuesday 4th of June 2019 09:48:23 AM
In this article, we will explain briefly about block encryption, Linux Unified Key Setup (LUKS), and describes the instructions to create an encrypted block device in Fedora Linux. Block Device Encryption Block device encryption...

How to Install and Configure VNC Server on Ubuntu

Monday 3rd of June 2019 07:36:26 AM
Virtual Network Computing (VNC) is a widely used graphical desktop-sharing system that allows user accounts to remotely connect and control the desktop interface of one computer from another computer or mobile device. In this...

Linux Uptime Command With Usage Examples

Friday 31st of May 2019 07:48:14 AM
The Linux Operating System is filled with several commands which any aspiring Linux expert or power user e.g. system admin must have a good grasp of. One of such commands is uptime and today,...

How to Create a GNU Hello World RPM Package in Fedora

Thursday 30th of May 2019 09:01:21 AM
RPM (a recursive acronym for RPM Package Manager) is a free and open-source package management system for Linux. Although it was originally created for use in Red Hat Linux, now it is used in...

Fast – Test Your Internet Download Speed in Linux

Wednesday 29th of May 2019 07:39:59 AM
If your internet download speed seems poor, you most likely go at Speedtest.net and check, yes?. As this is the easiest way to test the speeds that we’re getting from our internet service provider,...

Best Command Line HTTP Clients for Linux

Tuesday 28th of May 2019 07:18:15 AM
HTTP clients are utility software that enables you to download files over the Internet. Apart from being able to download files remotely, these command line tools can be used for other tasks such as...

How to Setup a Developer Workstation in RHEL 8

Monday 27th of May 2019 12:38:58 PM
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 is a developer friendly Linux distribution, which supports the development of custom applications. It ships with new developer-centric features that accelerate your application development such as the most recent...

Best Command-Line FTP Clients for Linux

Saturday 25th of May 2019 05:35:41 AM
File Transfer Protocol (FTP) is a network protocol used for transferring files between a client and a server on a computer network. The very first FTP applications were made for the command line before...

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Drawpile 2.1.11 release

Version 2.1.11 is now out. In addition to bug fixes, this release adds one long awaited feature: the ability to detach the chat box into a separate window. Another important change is to the server. IP bans now only apply to guest users. When a user with a registered account is banned, the ban is applied to the account only. This is to combat false positives caused by many unrelated people sharing the same IP address because of NAT. Read more Also: Drawpile 2.1.11 Released! Allow to Detach Chat Box into Separate

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    One of the secrets of the success of Python the language is the tireless efforts of the people who work with and for the Python Software Foundation. They have made it their mission to ensure the continued growth and success of the language and its community. In this episode Ewa Jodlowska, the executive director of the PSF, discusses the history of the foundation, the services and support that they provide to the community and language, and how you can help them succeed in their mission.

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Linux Package Managers Compared – AppImage vs Snap vs Flatpak

Package managers provide a way of packaging, distributing, installing, and maintaining apps in an operating system. With modern desktop, server and IoT applications of the Linux operating system and the hundreds of different distros that exist, it becomes necessary to move away from platform specific packaging methods to platform agnostic ones. This post explores 3 such tools, namely AppImage, Snap and Flatpak, that each aim to be the future of software deployment and management in Linux. At the end we summarize a few key findings. Read more