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A Set of Commands to Clone and take Snapshots in ZFS File System

Notable new feature in Ubuntu 16.04 is addition of ZFS file system. This file system have long time been dubbed a Solaris' killer feature. It has been ported over to Linux but it wont be integrated into mainline kernel due to Sun's clever pick of incompatible license. They did that so that can claim having […]

September 26, 2016 | By in FILE SYSTEM, UBUNTU HOWTO
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How to Edit Video Using Avidemux on Linux

If you are in need to do video editing, Linux got you covered on multiple basis. For professional stuff there are Blender and Kdenlive, but former has a steep learning curve and later has a lot of KDE dependencies that you might not like to install if you are not using KDE. So in this […]

Setup Graylog2 Log Analyzer to Store and Search Log Errors

Graylog2 is an open-source log analyzer tool that makes use of MongoDB and ElasticSearch for storing and searching through log errors. It’s mainly used by developers to detect and fix errors in their applications.  Graylog is a more finished and "enterprise-ready" product out of the box as compared with other log analyzer tools. Versions used: […]

September 21, 2016 | By in UBUNTU HOWTO
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All You Need to Know About Linux Kill Command From Scratch

The kill command is used on linux and other Unix-like operating systems ( Solaris,  AIX, HP-Unix, Mac). It doesn’t matter which operating system you are using to terminate processes without having to log out or reboot the computer. A process, also referred to as a task, is an executing (i.e., running) instance of a program. […]

September 20, 2016 | By in LINUX COMMANDS, LINUX HOWTO
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How to Install perf Tool on CentOS and Ubuntu

Perf is a performance counter for Linux. With it you can know many secrets of the running linux system. For example why L2 cache misses are happening. Why your disk is showing activity, which code paths are making the stalls in the kernel, and many other things. In this article, we will show basics of […]

24 Things To Do After Installing Elementary OS Loki

If you followed our guide for installing Elementary OS, next thing you want to know is what to install to actually make your Elementary install usable. We have made a neat video for that, but what if you want to paste commands, or only some of them? You might not need all of it,  so […]

September 15, 2016 | By in GUI, LINUX HOWTO
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How to Setup rkt Containers on Fedora 24

You might have heard about CoreOS and its Rocket containers. It is the competitor to docker but it has not seen much usage outside of CoreOS. Installation on other Linux distribution is sometimes challenging, especially on CentOS due to old kernel which has issues when running rkt. In this article we are going to use rocket […]

September 15, 2016 | By in CONTAINERS, LINUX HOWTO
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How to Install fprobe (Netflow) Tool on IPFire Firewall

This tutorial is about the compilation and installation of NetFlow tool (fprobe) on the IPFire firewall. Fprobe  is libpcap based tool which collects network traffic data and emit output as flows (NetFlow) towards the specified collector. NetFlow protocol supported devices collects all IP traffic and forward the collected data to a server for further analysis […]

September 14, 2016 | By in FIREWALL, UBUNTU HOWTO
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How to Install RedHat JBoss Developer Studio 10 on Ubuntu

Red Hat have recently introduced zero cost developer subscriptions for RHEL, and before that for JBoss as well. In this article we will install Red Hat JBoss developer studio on Ubuntu. We wont go trough process of creating Red Hat account that is needed for getting free subscriptions, and there is two reasons for that. […]

September 13, 2016 | By in LINUX HOWTO
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Two Methods to Protect your Data using Ubuntu Disk Encryption

User privacy and security is very hot topic nowadays, with various companies and three letter agencies snooping and mining your data, seemingly at every step. With this article, we take a break from VPN guides to show how can you protect your local data.  For example if your computer gets into wrong hands. In this […]

September 12, 2016 | By in UBUNTU HOWTO
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Install Elementary Loki 0.4 from USB with Dual Boot on Windows 10

New elementary OS loki is out. In this article we will show how to install Elementary os Loki in dual boot with Windows. Elementary OS is very neat distribution which aims to offer alternative to Windows and macOS and bring new users to the Free Software land. Elementary OS bases upon Ubuntu LTS releases. We […]

September 10, 2016 | By in GUI, LINUX HOWTO
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How to Install Kubernetes Locally using Vagrant / Minikube

Kubernetes is extensive platform for managing container clusters, coming from Google. Like most server software from Google, Kubernetes excels in scalability but it might be challenging to use it for local deployment on a say laptop . So for this example I will use my production laptop which is running Fedora 24, but you can use […]

September 8, 2016 | By in LINUX HOWTO
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Unix Z Commands – Zcat, Zless, Zgrep, Zegrep and Zdiff Examples

In this article let us review how to perform normal file operation on a compressed files using the powerful Linux Z commands.Some of these z commands uncompressed the file temporarily in the /tmp directory to perform the specified operation. Some of the z commands uncompressed it to perform the specified operation. But, under any case, […]

September 7, 2016 | By in LINUX COMMANDS, LINUX HOWTO
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How to Install Wine 1.9 on Ubuntu / Debian / Linux Mint

Saying that I don't like Windows would be an understatement. But now and then, need arises to run some windows software for some reason. For that good people of Wine Project have possible to run Windows applications on Linux operating system. In this article we will run Windows software with Wine on several popular Linux […]

September 6, 2016 | By in LINUX HOWTO
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