Linux

How To Install Htop on CentOS 6

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For those of you who didn’t know, Htop is an interactive and real-time system-monitor process-viewer written for Linux. It is designed to replace the Unix program top. It shows a frequently updated list of the processes running on a computer, normally ordered by the amount of CPU usage. Unlike top, htop provides a full list of processes running, instead of the top resource-consuming pr...

How To Fix 502 Bad Gateway Error on Nginx

In this tutorial we will show you how to fix 502 bad gateway error on Nginx web server. If you run a Nginx web server you may have already encountered the annoying 502 bad gateway errors. This is pretty common error, are generated most probably by the PHP or  FastCGI buffer and timeouts settings. This tutorial shows you how to fix nginx 502 bad gateway on the nginx webserver. This post shows ho...

How To Install VestaCP on CentOS 6

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For those of you who didn’t know, VestaCP is an open source hosting control panel currently supports both RHEL flavoured Linux releases (Red Hat, CentOS) and Ubuntu. It comes with all necessary software to run and manage your websites hosted on your VPS. 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 ...

How To Protect Directory With Password on Nginx

Unlike Apache, Nginx does not have any .htaccess file. Password protection is achieved by using the Nginx HttpAuthBasic module directives in the configuration file. For future reference, I will show you a steps to protect directory with password on nginx. 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 o...

How To Install Apache SVN on CentOS 7

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In this tutorial we will show you how to install and configuration of Apache Subversion on your CentOS 7 server. For those of you who didn’t know, Apache Subversion which is commonly referred to in its abbreviated form as SVN, (named after the command name SVN) is a popular software versioning and revision control system which is distributed as a free software under the Apache License. Mainly ...

How To Install Rar/Unrar Packages on Ubuntu

In this tutorial we will show you how to install and configuration of Rar/Unrar on your Ubuntu. For those of you who didn’t know, RAR is most popular tool for creating and extracting compressed archive (.rar) files, but unfortunately rar tool doesn’t pre-installed under Linux systems, we need to install it using third-party tools to open, extract, uncompress or unrar a archive files. By def...

How To Install Lighttpd on Ubuntu 14.10

In this tutorial we will show you how to install and configuration of Lighttpd on your Ubuntu 14.04 server. For those of you who didn’t know, Lighttpd is a fast and secure web-server which has been optimized for high-performance environments. With a small memory footprint compared to other web-servers, effective management of the cpu-load, and advanced feature set (FastCGI, SCGI, Auth, Output-...

How To Install Kloxo MR on CentOS 6

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In this tutorial we will show you how to install and configuration of Kloxo MR on your CentOS 6 server. For those of you who didn’t know, Kloxo-MR is a fork of original LXCenter’s kloxo project and its developed by Mustafa Ramadan, hence the “MR”. Kloxo MR not only fixes the bugs of Kloxo but it has many additional features like the ability to switch to Nginx server. This article assumes...

How To Install Fail2Ban on Ubuntu

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In this tutorial we will show you how to install and configuration of Fail2Ban on your Ubuntu server. For those of you who didn’t know, Fail2Ban is a utility that is used to detect and prevent brute force intrusion. By scanning logs for certain actions, such as repeated failed login attempts, Fail2Ban is able to alter firewall configurations to halt further events. This article assumes you hav...

How To Install Gnome GUI on CentOS 7

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In this tutorial we will show you how to install and configuration of Gnome on your CentOS 7 server. By default, RHEL/CentOS 7 server installed as minimal without any Graphical Desktop support. Installing GNOME Desktop on CentOS is faily straightforward. Most CentOS servers are run on CLI (Command-Line Interface) mode. But in some cases, one may need to have a desktop to install some applications...