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How To Install Htop on CentOS 6

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In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Htop on CentOS 6. 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...

How To Install VestaCP on CentOS 6

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In this tutorial, we will show you how to install VestaCP on CentOS 6. For those of you who didn’t know, VestaCP is an open-source hosting control panel that currently supports both RHEL flavored 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, k...

How To Protect Directory With Password on Nginx

In this tutorial, we will show you how to protect a directory with a password on Nginx. For those of you who didn’t know, 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 steps to protect the directory with a password on Nginx. This article ...

How To Install Apache SVN on CentOS 7

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In this tutorial, we will show you how to install and configure Apache SVN on CentOS 7. 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 free software under the Apache License. Mainly used by developers to maint...

How To Install Rar/Unrar Packages on Ubuntu

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

How To Install Lighttpd on Ubuntu 14.10

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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 that has been optimized for high-performance environments. With a small memory footprint compared to other web servers, effective management of the CPU load, and an advanced feature set (FastCGI, SCGI, Auth, Outp...

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. For those of you who didn’t know, Kloxo-MR is a fork of the original LXCenter’s Kloxo project, and it's 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 the Nginx server. This article as...

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 h...

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. By default, RHEL/CentOS 7 server was installed as minimal without any Graphical Desktop support. Installing GNOME Desktop on CentOS is fairly 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...

How To Install Adobe Flash Player 11.2 on CentOS

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In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Adobe Flash Player 11.2 on your CentOS. For those of you who didn’t know, Adobe Flash Player is very useful for watching videos in a web browser online. Without a flash player, most of the videos will not play in your browser. This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you ...