RHEL Based

How To Install Mtop (MySQL Database Server Monitoring) on CentOS 6

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In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Mtop (MySQL Database Server Monitoring) on your CentOS 6 server. For those of you who didn’t know, Mtop is an open-source real-time MySQL Server monitoring program that shows queries that are taking a long time to process and kills those longer queries after a certain number of the specified times. Stop program enables us to monitor and identif...

How To Install and Enable Remi Repository on CentOS 5, CentOS 6 and CentOS 7

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In this tutorial, we will show you how to install of Remi repository on your CentOS. For those of you who didn’t know, The Remi repository provides a newer version of popular opensource software for CentOS and Red Hat Enterprise Linux. More than 5000 individual packages are included in the repository. It’s a great repository to add to your system if you’re running CentOS or Red Hat servers...

How To Install MariaDB On CentOS 6

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In this tutorial, we will show you how to install and configuration of MariaDB on your CentOS 6 server. For those of you who didn’t know, MariaDB is a drop-in replacement for MySQL. It is easy to install, offers many speed and performance improvements, and is easy to integrate into most MySQL deployments. MariaDB is widely used and several Linux distributions and large companies have already s...

How To Install Fping on CentOS 6

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In this tutorial we will show you how to install and configuration of Fping on your CentOS 6 server. For those of you who didn’t know, Fping is a program like ping which uses the Internet Control Message Protocol ( ICMP ) echo request to determine if a target host is responding. fping differs from ping in that you can specify any number of targets on the command line, or specify a file contai...

How To Install Transmission on CentOS 6

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In this tutorial, we will show you how to install and configuration of Transmission on your CentOS 6 server. For those of you who didn’t know, the Transmission BitTorrent Client features a simple interface on top of a cross-platform back-end. Transmission is licensed as free software under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL), with parts under the MIT License. Transmission, like a...

How To Install and Enable EPEL Repo on CentOS 5, CentOS 6 and CentOS 7

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In this tutorial, we will show you how to install and enable EPEL Repo on CentOS. For those of you who didn’t know, EPEL(Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux) is a repo developed by the Fedora project to ensure that there is a quality 3rd party package available for enterprise users such as people who are using RHEL, CentOS, Oracle Linux, and Scientific Linux. EPEL is a community effort to crea...

How To Install Nginx With GeoIP Module

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Nginx With GeoIP Module on CentOS.  For those of you who didn’t know, the Nginx GeoIP module for country and city geo-targeting can be installed in a few easy steps. It brings you a geo-targeting layer allowing you to show some parts of your websites, or even split traffic according to the geographical location of the end-users. By default, wh...

How To Install and Configure HAproxy on CentOS 6

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In this tutorial, we will show you how to install and configure HAProxy on your CentOS 6 server. For those of you who didn’t know, HAProxy is a free and open-source Linux application used for load balancing network traffic. 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 q...

How To Install ClamAV on CentOS 6

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In this tutorial, we will show you how to install and configuration of ClamAV on your CentOS 6. For those of you who didn’t know, ClamAV is an open-source (GPL) antivirus engine designed for detecting viruses, malware, and other malicious threats on Linux.  It’s easy to use and best for Linux-based Web & Mail servers. In this article, I will show you the step-by-step installation of Cla...

How To Install PPTP VPN on CentOS 6

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In this tutorial, we will show you how to install and configuration of PPTP VPN on your CentOS 6 server. For those of you who didn’t know, The Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP) is a method for implementing virtual private networks. PPTP uses a control channel over TCP and a GRE tunnel operating to encapsulate PPP packets. The PPTP specification does not describe encryption or authentica...