Category: Ubuntu

Installing docker with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, Mint 17 and CentOS 7

Installing docker with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, Mint 17 and CentOS 7 A brief introduction to virtualization Today we will learn installing docker with Ubuntu, mint and CentOS 7 Linux,  Before the evolution of the concept of virtualization, to run one application one dedicated server was required,  if you wanted to 

Things to do after installing Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Things to do after installing Ubuntu 16.04 LTS To have a fully functional and smoothly running Ubuntu 16.04 Desktop users need to have some services application running before they start working with this fresh flavor of Ubuntu, although it depends upon nature of services for which system will be utilized,

Protecting Apache Server From Denial-of-Service Attacks

Protecting Apache Server From Denial-of-Service Attacks Denial-of-Service (DoS) attack is an attempt to make a machine or network resource unavailable to its intended users, such as to temporarily or indefinitely interrupt or suspend services of a host connected to the Internet. A distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) is where the attack source

Make Samba Go Faster

Make Samba Go Faster After installing a wired gigabit network in my house I tested the performance in the network using shares (Windows – samba installed centos 7). I got around 500-600MBit/sec in read speeds and about 600-700MBit/sec in write speeds. But why ? After looking at the samba configuration file

Linux RAID Mdadm Cheat Sheet

Linux RAID Mdadm Cheat Sheet Mdadm is the modern tool most Linux distributions use these days to manage software RAID arrays; in the past raidtools was the tool we have used for this. This cheat sheet will show the most common usages of mdadm to manage software raid arrays; it assumes

Installing Lighttpd with PHP (PHP-FPM mode) and MySQL or MariaDB on Ubuntu 15.04

Installing Lighttpd with PHP (PHP-FPM mode) and MySQL or MariaDB on Ubuntu 15.04 Lighttpd is a secure, fast, standards-compliant web server designed for speed-critical environments. This tutorial shows how you can install Lighttpd on an Ubuntu 15.04 server with PHP support (through PHP-FPM) and MySQL. PHP-FPM (FastCGI Process Manager) is

Install and Configure CSF ConfigServer Firewall

Install and Configure CSF ConfigServer Firewall About CSF Firewall ConfigServer Security and Firewall, also known as CSF, is an opensource software firewall application. It is working based on iptables. Firewall configuration script created to provide better security for your server while giving you an easy to use, advanced interface for managing

Ubuntu 15.04 Install

Ubuntu 15.04 and its official flavours are finally here in their “stable” form. They come with plenty of updated applications, new features, improvements, and unfortunately with systemd. Find out what’s new in Ubuntu 15.04 in the release notes. Let’s start the ubuntu 15.04 install.   Ubuntu 15.04 Install Download Ubuntu 15.04 desktop edition