How To Install Ansible on CentOS 7

Install Ansible on CentOS 7

In this tutorial we will show you how to install Ansible on CentOS 7. For those of you who didn’t know, Ansible is a radically simple IT automation engine that simplifies cloud computing, configuration management, program setup, intra-service orchestration, and several other IT needs. Ansible uses a very simple language (YAML, in the form of Ansible Playbooks) that allow you to spell out your automation jobs in a way that means plain English. Using Ansible you can control multi host or device simultaneously using single command. You don’t need install client in apparatus or each server.

This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo’ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you through the step by step installation Ansible on a CentOS 7 server.

Install Ansible on CentOS 7

Step 1. First let’s start by ensuring your system is up-to-date.

Step 2. Installing Ansible on CentOS 7.

  • Method 1. Install Ansible from EPEL repository.

Check the version of Ansible that is installed:

  • Method 2. Install Ansible from Source.

First, Installation of all required prerequisites to perform Ansible compilation:

Next, install python package manager:

Then, download the Ansible source code using git command:

Select desired version:

Now check that Ansible is installed with the following command:

Congratulation’s! You have successfully installed Ansible. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Ansible in CentOS 7 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Ansible web site.

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How To Install FFmpeg on CentOS 7

Install FFmpeg on CentOS 7

In this tutorial we will show you how to install FFmpeg on CentOS 7. For those of you who didn’t know, FFmpeg is a cross-platform solution for streaming audio and video as well as recording and conversion. There’s also a great PHP package called ffmpeg-php that allows for easy use of FFmpeg from inside PHP scripts. In this tutorial i will show you the easy way to install ffmpeg and ffmpeg-php (php extension).

This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo’ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you through the step by step installation FFmpeg on a CentOS 7 server.

Install FFmpeg on CentOS 7

Step 1. First let’s start by ensuring your system is up-to-date.

Step 2. Installing the Nux repository.

After enabling Epel repo, go ahead and install Nux Dextop repository:

Step 3. Installing FFmpeg and FFmpeg development packages on CentOS 7.

Install ffmpeg and ffmpeg -devel packages:

To check for a installed ffmpeg version run:

This should result in something very similar to the following output:

If you want to learn more about FFmpeg, input:

Congratulation’s! You have successfully installed FFmpeg. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing FFmpeg in CentOS 7 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official FFmpeg web site.

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How To Install Chromium on CentOS 7

Install Chromium on CentOS 7

In this tutorial we will show you how to install Chromium on CentOS 7. For those of you who didn’t know, The Chromium project covers two utilities such as Chromium and Chromium OS, which are the open source projects of the Google Chrome browser and Google Chrome OS. Chromium has been developed as an open-source browser project whose critical mission is to offer a more secure, faster and more stable way to navigate the web where threats are constant at every minute.

This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo’ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you through the step by step installation Chromium on a CentOS 7 server.

Install Chromium on CentOS 7

Step 1. First let’s start by ensuring your system is up-to-date.

Step 2. Installing Chromium on CentOS 7.

To install Chromium on CentOS 7, just do it with yum install command:

Step 3. Accessing Google Chrome Web Browser.

Once the installation of Chromium browser is complete you can start Chromium from GNU applications menu or from a command line terminal by executing a following command:

Congratulation’s! You have successfully installed Chromium. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Chromium web browser in CentOS 7 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Chromium web site.

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How to Install Asterisk on CentOS 7

Install Asterisk on CentOS 7

In this tutorial we will show you how to install Asterisk on CentOS 7 server. For those of you who didn’t know, Asterisk is the most popular and widely adopted open source PBX platform that powers IP PBX systems, conference servers and VoIP gateways. It is used by individuals, small businesses, large enterprises and governments worldwide.

This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root accge of Linount, if not you may need to add ‘sudo’ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you through the step by step installation Asterisk on a CentOS 7 server.

Install Asterisk on CentOS 7

Step 1. First let’s start by ensuring your system is up-to-date.

Step 2. Installing Dependencies.

Install all required packages on your Asterisk with the following commands:

Step 3. Disable SELinux on CentOS 7.

To disable SELinux security features, open the /etc/selinux/config file and set SELINUX=disabled:

Step 3. Installing Asterisk on CentOS 7.

First, download the latest version of Asterisk:

Once the asterisk archive is extracted, change to the asterisk-15.5.0 directory with the following command:

Next, install Asterisk dependencies:

The script will install all necessary packages and upon successful completion, it will print the following message:

Then, install Asterisk using following command:

Upon successful completion, you will see the following output:

The next step is to select the modules you want to compile and install, most of the modules are already enabled. Access the Menuselect system, by typing:

Now that the configuration is completed start the compilation process using the make command:

Once the build process is completed, you will be presented with the following message:

As the message above says, the next step is to install Asterisk and its modules by typing:

Once the installation is finished the script will display the following message:

Run the make samples command to install the Asterisk sample configuration files:

The last step is to enable Asterisk service to start on boot with:

Congratulation’s! You have successfully installed Asterisk. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Asterisk on CentOS 7 systems. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Asterisk web site.

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How To Install Vivaldi Browser on CentOS 7

Install Vivaldi Browser on CentOS 7

In this tutorial we will show you how to install Vivaldi Browser on CentOS 7 server. For those of you who didn’t know, Vivaldi is a feature-rich, next-generation web browser application based on the powerful and open source Chromium project, from which the popular Google Chrome web browser is derived. The application is freely distributed and cross-platform, created by the former CEO of Opera Software, built using modern Web technologies like React, JavaScript, Node.js, and Browserify.

This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root accge of Linount, if not you may need to add ‘sudo’ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you through the step by step installation Vivaldi Browser on a CentOS 7 server.

Vivaldi Web Browser Features

  • Adaptive Interface: Vivaldi ’s color scheme will adapt as you browse the web, much like a
    Chameleon adapts to its surroundings. A clean and modern look complements the content.
  • Spatial Navigation: Say goodbye to tab-cycling through web page content now. You can move in every axis using the arrow keys. Get faster anywhere on the web page using your keyboard.
  • Sync: Have multiple computers that you want to keep in sync? Vivaldi Sync enables this beautifully. Your bookmarks, history, passwords and settings can all be synchronized across various instances of Vivaldi through the encrypted sync infrastructure. Watch out – It’s coming soon.
  • Email: Now that’s a double treat – your e-mail client built into your web browser. E-mail is still undeniably important to many of us. Vivaldi offers a robust, efficient, light-weight mail client. And, it’s going to be called M3. Stay tuned for updates.
  • Powerful Bookmarks: How many bookmarks do you have in your browser? 56, 225, or 1056? If you use bookmarks a lot, you have come to the right place! With Vivaldi’s bookmark manager you can organize and access your bookmark efficiently. You can set your own tags and necks for lightning fast access.
  • Web Panels: Web Panels allow you to view websites as a panel on the sidebar of your Vivaldi browser. Read news, follow conversations on social media, chat with your friends and much more, while using the main browser window separately. It’s the next best thing to having a “Boss Button” on your browser.

Install Vivaldi Browser on CentOS 7

Step 1. First let’s start by ensuring your system is up-to-date.

Step 2. Installing Vivaldi Browser on CentOS 7.

First, Install vivaldi packages:

Once installed, open Vivaldi web browser from CentOS Dash or Terminal. Run “vivaldi” command in Terminal. (without quotes):

Congratulation’s! You have successfully installed Vivaldi Browser. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Vivaldi Web Browser on CentOS 7 systems. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Vivaldi web site.

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How To Install Akaunting on CentOS 7

Install Akaunting on CentOS 7

In this tutorial we will show you how to install Akaunting on your CentOS 7 server. For those of you who didn’t know, Akaunting is a free, open source and online accounting software designed for small businesses and freelancers. It is built with modern technologies such as Laravel, Bootstrap, jQuery and RESTful API.

This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root accge of Linount, if not you may need to add ‘sudo’ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you through the step by step installation Akaunting online accounting software on a CentOS 7 server.

Install Akaunting on CentOS 7

Step 1. First let’s start by ensuring your system is up-to-date.

Step 2. Install LAMP server.

A CentOS 7 LAMP stack server is required. If you do not have LAMP installed, you can follow our guide here. Also install required PHP modules:

Step 3. Installing Akaunting on CentOS 7.

First thing to do is to go to Akaunting’s download page and download the latest stable version of Akaunting,:

We will need to change some folders permissions:

Step 4. Configuring MariaDB for Akaunting.

By default, MariaDB is not hardened. You can secure MariaDB using the mysql_secure_installation script. you should read and below each steps carefully which will set root password, remove anonymous users, disallow remote root login, and remove the test database and access to secure MariaDB:

Configure it like this:

Next we will need to log in to the MariaDB console and create a database for the Akaunting. Run the following command:

This will prompt you for a password, so enter your MariaDB root password and hit Enter. Once you are logged in to your database server you need to create a database for Akaunting installation:

Step 4. Configure Apache web server for Akaunting.

We will create Apache virtual host for your Akaunting website. First create ‘/etc/httpd/conf.d/vhosts.conf’ file with using a text editor of your choice:

Next, create the virtual host:

Add the following lines:

Save and close the file. Restart the apache service for the changes to take effects:

Step 6. Accessing Akaunting.

Akaunting will be available on HTTP port 80 by default. Open your favorite browser and navigate to http://yourdomain.com/ or http://server-ip and complete the required the steps to finish the installation. If you are using a firewall, please open port 80 to enable access to the control panel.

Congratulation’s! You have successfully installed Akaunting. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Akaunting online accounting software on CentOS 7 systems. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Akaunting web site.

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How To Install Percona Server on CentOS 7

Install Percona Server on CentOS 7

In this tutorial we will show you how to install Percona Server on CentOS 7 server. For those of you who didn’t know,  Percona Server is a drop-in replacement for the MySQL database which use an enhanced version of InnoDB Database engine called xtradb. According to the Percona Website Percona xtradb is designed to provide superior performance, scalability and instrumentation.

This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo’ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you through the step by step install Percona Server on CentOS 7 server.

Install Percona Server on CentOS 7

Step 1. First let’s start by ensuring your system is up-to-date.

Step 2. Installing Percona Server on CentOS 7.

First we will add repository package from Persona:

Then run the yum repolist command to make sure that the repository is active:

Next, Install Percona Server using yum install command:

After the installation is finished, start the Percona Server:

Note: During the installation, a temporary password is generated for the root user and you can find it in /var/log/mysqld.log file.

Step 3. Securing Percona server after installation.

By default, Percona is not hardened. You can secure Percona using the mysql_secure_installation script. you should read and below each steps carefully which will set root password, remove anonymous users, disallow remote root login, and remove the test database and access to secure Percona:

Congratulation’s! You have successfully installed Install Percona. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Install Percona Server on CentOS 7 systems. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Install Percona web site.

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How To Install Oracle JDK 9 on CentOS 7

Install Oracle JDK 9 on CentOS 7

There are many programs and scripts that require java to run it, but usually Java is not installed by default on VPS or Dedicated Server. This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple. I will show you through the step by step installation Oracle JDK 9 on CentOS 7.

Install Oracle JDK 9 on CentOS 7

Step 1. First, remove the Java 1.6 or 1.7 have been installed already, you can uninstall them using the following commands.

Step 2. Downloading and Installing Oracle JDK 9 on CentOS 7.

First, go to Java 9 official website of Oracle, select the appropriate version and then download:

Next, change the directory to the location where you want to install the JDK, then move the .tar.gz archive binary to the current directory:

Step 3. Install JAVA using alternatives.

After extracting archive file use alternatives command to install it. alternatives command is available in chkconfig package:

At this point JAVA 9 has been successfully installed on your system. We also recommend to setup javac and jar commands path using alternatives:

Step 4. Checking Installed java version.

Step 5. Setup global environment variables.

We can easily set the environment variables using the export command as shown below:

Setup JAVA_HOME Variable:

Setup JRE_HOME Variable:

Congratulation’s! You have successfully installed Oracle JDK 9. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Oracle JDK 9 on CentOS 7 systems. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Oracle web site.

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How To Install Iftop Network Bandwidth Monitoring on Linux

Install Iftop Network Bandwidth Monitoring on Linux

In this tutorial we will show you how to install Iftop Network Bandwidth Monitoring on Linux. For those of you who didn’t know, iftop is a command line tool that shows a list of active network connections between local host and any remote host, sorted by their bandwidth usage. The list of top-ranking network connections (in terms of bandwidth usage) is periodically refreshed in a ncurses-based user interface.

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Install Iftop Network Bandwidth Monitoring on Linux

Step 1. First make sure that all your system packages are up-to-date by running these following apt-get commands in the terminal.

Step 2. Installing Interface TOP (IFTOP) on Linux.

To install iftop on Ubuntu, Mint or Debian:

To install iftop on CentOS:

Step 3. Using IFTOP.

iftop is very simple to use. Just type the iftop command on terminal with root privileges to display the bandwidth usage of the first network interface. Press Q to exit from the iftop command output:

Congratulation’s! You have successfully installed Interface TOP (IFTOP). Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Iftop Network Bandwidth Monitoring on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official iftop web site.

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How To Install Matomo on CentOS 7

Install Matomo on CentOS 7

In this tutorial we will show you how to install Matomo on CentOS 7 server. For those of you who didn’t know, For those of you who didn’t know, Matomo or formerly known as Piwik, is an open source web analytics application. It rivals Google Analytics and includes even more features and allows you to brand your brand and send out custom daily, weekly, and monthly reports to your clients.

This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root accge of Linount, if not you may need to add ‘sudo’ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you through the step by step installation Matomo on a CentOS 7 server.

Install Matomo on CentOS 7

Step 1. First let’s start by ensuring your system is up-to-date.

Step 2. Install LAMP server.

A CentOS 7 LAMP stack server is required. If you do not have LAMP installed, you can follow our guide here. Also install required PHP modules:

Step 3. Installing Matomo on CentOS 7.

First thing to do is to go to Matomo’s download page and download the latest stable version of Piwik:

Unpack the Matomo archive to the document root directory on your server:

We will need to change some folders permissions:

Step 4. Configuring MariaDB for Matomo.

By default, MariaDB is not hardened. You can secure MariaDB using the mysql_secure_installation script. you should read and below each steps carefully which will set root password, remove anonymous users, disallow remote root login, and remove the test database and access to secure MariaDB:

Configure it like this:

Next we will need to log in to the MariaDB console and create a database for the Matomo. Run the following command:

This will prompt you for a password, so enter your MariaDB root password and hit Enter. Once you are logged in to your database server you need to create a database for Matomo installation:

Step 5. Configuring Apache web server for Matomo.

We will create Apache virtual host for your Matomo website. First create ‘/etc/httpd/conf.d/vhosts.conf’ file with using a text editor of your choice:

Next, create the virtual host:

Add the following lines:

Save and close the file. Restart the Apache service for the changes to take effects:

Step 6. Accessing Matomo web analytics application.

Matomo will be available on HTTP port 80 by default. Open your favorite browser and navigate to http://yourdomain.com/piwik or http://server-ip/piwik and complete the required the steps to finish the installation. If you are using a firewall, please open port 80 to enable access to the control panel.

Install Matomo on CentOS 7

Congratulation’s! You have successfully installed Matomo. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Install Matomo open source web analytics application on CentOS 7 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Matomo on web site.