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speedtest on Linux CLI

SpeedTest-CLI: Run network speedtest on Linux CLI

Performing network speedtest on servers or on desktops are one of the common tasks that are performed almost on regular basis. Most of the speed tests require a GUI to run but what about...

configuring ip address

Configure IP address (Networking) in RHEL/CentOS 7

First thing that we do after installing an operating system is to configure the IP address i.e. networking on the machine. Whether we want to connect to internet or only to our local area...

install sysbench

Benchmark your Linux systems: Install Sysbench tool

Sysbench is a free & open source benchmarking tool that is used for evaluation OS parameters like CPU usage, memory usage, Disk IO & MySQL performance. Especially it becomes extremely important to benchmark these...

user & group management

User & Group management : Complete Beginner’s Guide

One of the major work of a System Administrator is User & Group Management. We have to create new users & groups, delete old ones, providing users access to a group or folder etc etc....

install kodi

Convert your PC to entertainment center : Install Kodi on Ubuntu & Debian

If you are movie or TV lover, than you should already know what KODI is. For those of you who still don’t know about Kodi, it is an open source media center for playing...

configuring mariadb

Installing & Configuring MariaDB on RHEL/CentOS

MariaDB is an open-source Relational Database & is a community developed forked-out version of MySQL database. MariaDB has replaced MySQL as default database in RHEL/CentOS 7. In this tutorial, we are will be discussing...

upgrade php

How to install or upgrade PHP version to PHP 7

PHP (Hypertext Preprocessor) is a widely used open source scripting language that is used mainly for web development. It is used generally for creating dynamic web pages or for dynamic images on websites. In...

wget command

Learn to use Wget command with 12 examples

Every now & then we have to download files from internet, its easy id you are using GUI but CLI it can be a bit difficult. WGET command makes it easy for us to...

install logrotate

Install Logrotate in Linux (CentOS, RHEL, Fedora, Ubuntu, Debian)

Logs are very useful, especially when you are troubleshooting an issue. Logs have information about all the events for a service or for whole server. We have all kinds of logs for the servers...

offline yum

Creating an Offline YUM repository for LAN

In our earlier tutorial, we discussed “How we can create our own yum repository with ISO image & by mirroring an online yum repository”. Creating your own yum repository is a good idea but...

cpanel installation

Simple guide for CPanel installation on CentOS & RHEL

In this tutorial, we will be discussing about Cpanel installation on Centos Machines. Cpanel is the best & most widely used Webhosting panel. Its so popular that almost all hosting companies, i have came...

analyzing apache logs

Analyzing APACHE logs in CLI (& GUI) using GoAccess

Analyzing logs is a major part of System Admin’s profile. Whether they are system logs or application logs, its necessary to analyze them get various stats or troubleshoot errors/issues. In this tutorial, we are...

mounting drives on linux

Complete guide for mounting drives in Linux systems

In this tutorial, we are going to discuss how we can mount drives on Linux (especially on RHEL/CentOS ) using command line interface. So without any delays, let’s start …. (Recommended Read: Creating SWAP...

fsck command with examples

Check Linux filesystem for errors: FSCK command with examples

FSCK is a very important Linux/Unix utility, it is used to check & repair the errors in the file system. It is similar to ‘chkdsk’ utility in Windows operating systems. It is available for...

scp & rsync commands

Files transfer using scp & rsync commands

Hello Linux-fanatics, in this tutorial we will discuss how to transfer files among system using scp & rsync with some examples. (also read tutorial on “Cloning disks using dd & cat commands“). But firstly let’s...

Network bonding

Networking Bonding in RHEL/CentOS 7: Combining multiple NICs into one

When hosting a successful & busy websites or operating a critical server, high availability & redundancy are major factors to consider. To achieve high availability & redundancy, backup of the server & server clusters...