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Linux for Dummies: Introduction

If you have thought about migrating from Windows to a Unix operating system, or Linux specifically there are things you should know. The goal is to give essential information (and not) to take the first steps in the world of the "penguin". What is Linux? With the word Linux we commonly refer…

Category : Operating systems   27-02-2020   by Alessio Mungelli

The Best Free Alternatives to Adobe Lightroom

Adobe applications are very important to people or professionals in video, image, and audio editing. Adobe Lightroom is a photography program developed for mobile phones, Mac OS and Windows, especially for photographers or digital imaging enthusiasts. The program works perfectly but is being very expensive for many people and today…

Category : Multimedia   15-07-2019   by admin admin

The Best RSS Readers for Ubuntu

The Best RSS Readers for Ubuntu

Even if most of the tech experts actively claim that RSS (Rich Site Summary) is dead especially after Google Reader was discontinued 5 years ago but it isn’t yet as still many people rely on RSS to get the latest news, podcasts, videos etc. and almost every website is still…

Category : Software   19-02-2019   by admin admin

The Best Lightweight Linux Distributions For Older PC's

The Best Lightweight Linux Distributions For Older PC's

What do you do with your old computers? The one which once had good hardware configuration but now those are considered outdated. Why not revive your old computer with Linux? I am going to list seven beginner friendly lightweight Linux distributions that you can use on your older PC. Best Lightweight…

Category : Operating systems   12-03-2017   by admin admin

Setup FTP server with VSFTPD in Ubuntu 16.04

Setup FTP server with VSFTPD in Ubuntu 16.04

Introduction FTP, short for File Transfer Protocol, is a network protocol that was once widely used for moving files between a client and server. It has since been replaced by faster, more secure, and more convenient ways of delivering files. Many casual Internet users expect to download directly from their web…

Category : Servers   14-02-2017   by admin admin

Install Apache, MariaDB and PHP7 on Ubuntu 16.04

Install Apache, MariaDB and PHP7 on Ubuntu 16.04

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Xenial Xerus comes with PHP7 by default so you don’t have to rely on third-party PPA to get PHP7 installed. In this tutorial, we are going to look at how to install Apache, MariaDB and PHP7 (LAMP stack) on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Xenial Xerus. Update: This tutorial is…

Category : Servers   18-11-2016   by admin admin

Display Linux TCP / UDP Network and Socket Information with the 'ss' command

The ss command is used to show socket statistics. It can display stats for PACKET sockets, TCP sockets, UDP sockets, DCCP sockets, RAW sockets, Unix domain sockets, and more. It allows showing information similar to netstat command. It can display more TCP and state information than other tools. It is…

Category : Networking   23-05-2020   by admin admin

PHP7: Guide and References to all the changes between version 5.x and 7 of PHP

PHP7: Guide and References to all the changes between version 5.x and 7 of PHP

PHP 7 was released on December 3rd, 2015. It comes with a number of new features, changes, and backwards compatibility breakages that are outlined below. Performance Features Combined Comparison Operator Null Coalesce Operator Scalar Type Declarations Return Type Declarations Anonymous Classes Unicode Codepoint Escape Syntax Closure call() Method Filtered unserialize() IntlChar Class Expectations Group use Declarations Generator Return Expressions Generator Delegation Integer Division with intdiv() session_start() Options preg_replace_callback_array() Function CSPRNG Functions Support…

Category : Php   27-12-2015   by admin admin

How To Install PHP7 On The Main OS's

How To Install PHP7 On The Main OS's

Installing PHP 7.0.0 is easier than ever.  Here are instructions for installing the latest version on different platforms: First step: Uninstall PHP 5.x If you already have PHP 5.x installed you may encounter conflicts. Make sure to completely remove PHP 5.x from your system before installing php 7. Ubuntu 14.04, 15.04, and…

Category : Operating systems   13-03-2016   by admin admin

The Best Free SSH Tabbed Terminal Clients for Windows

PuTTy is an emulator for the terminal. It allows you to log into another computer that can be on the same network or accessed via the internet. The basic program has no security, but you can add authentication and encryption to SSH to protect internet connections. The tool also includes…

Category : Networking   01-04-2020   by admin admin

Syncronize Files Between Servers With RSYNC

Syncronize Files Between Servers With RSYNC

Synchronize Files With rsync Synchronizing files from one server to another is quite awesome. You can use it for backups, for keeping web servers in sync, and much more. It's fast and it doesn't take up as much bandwidth as normal copying would. And the best thing is, it can be…

Category : Networking   03-02-2014   by admin admin

Million of visitors per day with a super cheap  php mysql server using nginx and varnish

Million of visitors per day with a super cheap php mysql server using nginx and varnish

These instructions are the rather verbose, but hopefully easy enough to follow, steps to build a new Linux server using Varnish and Nginx to build a php application on a cheap server , all costing under $15 a month, capable of sustaining million hits per day, (we use blitz.io to…

Category : Networking   28-05-2013   by admin admin

Reset Linux root password without knowing the password

Reset Linux root password without knowing the password

So there it goes - Linux is a secure OS. No, really it is. Despite the title of this post, Linux is actually a secure system. Before we proceed to the main topic, let us consider a few points: Linux is flexible to a very large extent. Linux's administrator account is called…

Category : Operating systems   11-04-2013   by admin admin

Install and Setup SSL in Webmin and Apache

Install and Setup SSL in Webmin and Apache

  SSL is a protocol for making secure, authenticated connections across an insecure network like the Internet. It encrypts network traffic, so that an attacker cannot listen in on the network and capture sensitive information such as passwords and credit card numbers. It allows servers to authenticate themselves to clients, so…

Category : Networking   11-04-2013   by admin admin