System Administration & Configuration

Install and Use The Signal Encrypted...

Objective Install Signal on Android and Linux. Distributions This guide is geared towards Ubuntu and Debian, but will work on other distributions with modification. Requirements A working Linux install with root privileges and an Android phone Difficulty Easy Conventions # - requires given linux command to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of sudo command $ - given linux...
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Programming & Scripting

Introduction to MariaDB and MySQL...

Objective Understanding and learning to use MariaDB and MySQL triggers. Requirements No particular requirements needed Difficulty EASY Conventions # - requires given linux command to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of sudo command $ - given linux command to be executed as a regular non-privileged user Introduction MySQL/MariaDB triggers are stored programs associated with a...
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Ubuntu

Set acpi=off kernel parameters for...

Objective The objective is to set the acpi kernel boot parameters on Ubuntu Linux. Operating System and Software Versions Operating System: - Ubuntu 18.04 Requirements Privileged access to your Ubuntu System as root or via sudo command is required. Difficulty EASY Conventions
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CentOS

Setup secure ProFTPD server on...

Objective The objective is to first configure a basic ProFTPD server on CentOS 7. Once we have a basic FTP server setup, we will then add FTP passive mode and increase security by adding Transport Layer Security ( TLS ). Lastly, we add an optional anonymous configuration to allow anonymous user to login to FTP server without username and password. Operating System and Software Versions Operating System: - CentOS...
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Debian

Amp Up Your Multimedia Experience On...

Introduction Debian is the universal operating system, but sometimes, it doesn't feel all that universal out of the box. For people looking for a top-notch multimedia experience, Debian might not seem like the best choice because of its free software policies, but it can actually be made into a multimedia powerhouse. Debian Stretch, when combined with one super powered multimedia repository, is an awesome option...
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Fedora

How to use Flatpak to manage...

Introduction With the use of modern Gnu/Linux distributions package managers, package dependencies are no more a problem per-se, but usually each distribution ships with a certain version of a program, and we want to install a new version we have to compile it, or rely on third party repositories. The same thing happens if the repositories of our favorite distribution doesn't contain a certain application we need....
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Redhat

How to setup SSL/TLS with Apache...

Objective The objective is to set up Apache webserver with SSL/TLS support on Red Hat Linux, using the packages shipped with the distribution. Operating System and Software Versions Operating system: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.5 Software: Apache httpd, mod_ssl Requirements Privileged access to the webserver. Difficulty EASY Conventions # - requires given linux commands to be executed with root privileges either...
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