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How to Install Docker Compose on Ubuntu 18.04

June 10, 2019

Docker Compose is a software package that modifies the behavior of Docker. Docker creates a specific container environment for running an application. Docker Compose lets you string together multiple Docker containers to work together. This guide will help you install and work with Docker Compose.

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8 Best Website Speed and Performance Testing Tools

June 3, 2019

There are programs that answer two of the most common questions web administrators and SEO's keep asking when it comes to server response time: How fast is my website? How do I improve website performance? We made a list of the best tools to test website speed and performance.

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Nmap Commands - 17 Basic Commands for Linux Network

May 14, 2019

Nmap stands for Network Mapper. It is an open source tool for network exploration and security auditing. With NMAP, server administrators can easily reveal hosts and services on a computer, scan for security issues and check for open ports. The NMAP command line tool can audit and discover local and remote open ports, as well as network information and hosts. Here are some of the most useful Nmap commands with examples.

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How to Install the LAMP Stack on CentOS 7

The LAMP stack is a bundle consisting of a Linux operating system, an Apache server, a MySQL database, and the PHP programming language. Each layer of the stack represents an open-source software required for developing web applications. In this tutorial learn how to install the LAMP stack on CentOS 7.

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Best Tools to Monitor Network Bandwidth on a Linux Server

May 4, 2019

There are many different tools for monitoring network traffic on a Linux server. Each option has its strengths and weaknesses. Most of the command-line utilities are designed to be lightweight, so they do not inflate bandwidth reports. Some are designed to present a basic overview, while others provide detailed data. This guide offers the best Linux network monitoring tools.

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How to Install CentOS 7

May 1, 2019

CentOS 7 is an open-source Linux distribution based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL).CentOS is seen by many as the preferred option for web hosting due to its stability and active developer community. In this tutorial, learn how to install CentOS 7 in a few simple steps.

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How to Disable or Turn Off SELinux on CentOS 7

April 29, 2019

SELinux is a mandatory access control (MAC) enforcer built into the Linux kernel. It limits the privileges of individual services whose vulnerabilities might be a threat to the system. SELinux acts as a system-wide protective agent by enforcing security policies. CentOS systems without SELinux rely on the configuration of all its privileged software applications. A single misconfiguration may compromise the entire system. In this guide, you will learn how to check SELinux status and disable the service on CentOS 7.

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How to List Installed Packages on CentOS with Yum or RPM

Managing a CentOS operating system often means knowing the software packages that are installed. This list can be used for rolling out software updates, rebuilding an operating system, or even duplicating a work environment on another machine. This guide provides three simple methods to list installed software packages on CentOS (and other RedHat-based Linux systems).

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How to Enable SSH on Ubuntu

April 23, 2019

When establishing a remote connection between a client and a server, a primary concern is ensuring a secure connection. For Linux users, the best practice of accessing and managing your server remotely is through the cryptographic protocol known as Secure Shell (SSH). Tutorial on how to Enable, Install, and Configure SSH on Ubuntu. Enabling SSH allows you to connect remotely to your server securely.

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How to Install Apache Web Server on CentOS 7

Apache is a Linux application for running web servers. This tutorial will show you how to install Apache on a CentOS 7 Linux system.

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