Networking

How To Use Linux SS Command

February 3, 2021

The ss (socket statistics) tool is used for displaying various network and socket statistics. It is a faster version of the neststat tool. This article gives an in-depth overview of how to use it with various examples.

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Netstat Command in Linux - 28 Commands with Examples

January 28, 2021

Read about the most commonly used netstat commands for Linux and see examples of their usage.

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How to Install and Use ifconfig on CentOS 7

January 12, 2021

The ifconfig command is a tool for network interface management that is used to enable/disable interfaces, manage IP addresses, netmasks, MAC addresses, etc. This tutorial shows how to install and use the ifconfig command on CentOS 7.

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How Does SSH Work?

December 17, 2020

SSH is a network protocol designed to provide a more secure network communication by employing encryption. This article deals with the mechanism behind SSH and its layers, and lists some of its common use cases.

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How to Configure Proxy Settings on Ubuntu 20.04

December 10, 2020

Proxy servers are commonly found on local business networks, providing an additional security layer. Among personal users, they are popular because they help increase privacy and speed. This tutorial shows how to set up a proxy on Ubuntu 20.04.

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How to Test Network Speed in Linux via CLI

November 25, 2020

This article shows you numerous ways to test network speed in Linux via CLI. Learn how to install and use 9 online tools to test internet speed from the command prompt window,

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How to Change Hostname on Ubuntu 20.04


Hostname is a unique identifier of a computer on a network. This tutorial details ways in which you can change your Ubuntu 20.04 machine's hostname, using command line or GUI.

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How to Install OpenVPN on CentOS 7 or 8

November 19, 2020

In this tutorial, you will learn how to set up OpenVPN on a CentOS 7 server and how to connect to OpenVPN from a client machine. Establish a secure connection to a company network, bypass geo-restrictions, and allow you to surf the web using public Wi-Fi networks while keeping your data private with OpenVPN.

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How to Calculate Website or Web-Based Application Bandwidth Requirements

November 12, 2020

Read through the article to learn how to determine the required bandwidth for your website and web-based applications. The guide also talks about bandwidth, data transfer, and the differences between them.

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Install NFS Server on Ubuntu

November 10, 2020

NFS is a Linux file sharing system, allowing users to view, store, share or update files on remote computers. This tutorial covers simple steps to install and set up NFS on your network.

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