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Apache Solr Installation on CentOS/RHEL 7/6

December 2, 2020

Apache Solr is an open source search platform developed in Java. It provides useful features such as full-text search, spell suggestions, custom document ordering and ranking, Snippet generation and highlighting. In this tutorial, we will guide you through the Apache Solr 7.5 installation on CentOS/RHEL 7/6, Fedora 28/27/26/25 systems. Apache Solr is popular because of its […]

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How to install Sysstat on a Linux system?

September 16, 2020

Sysstat is a powerful Linux system performance monitoring tool developed in the C language. It is an open source and freely available tool. This is one of the best tools used for debugging the performance issues on your Linux systems. This article will help you to install the Sysstat package on your Linux system. Sysstat Utilities […]

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Discourse – Free Linux Forum Software

June 27, 2020

Discourse is a free open source, simple, modern, extraordinarily powerful and feature-rich community discussion software. It works as a mailing list, discussion forum as well as long-form chat room. Its front-end is designed using JavaScript and it’s powered by the Ember.js framework and the back end is developed with Ruby on Rails backed by a PostgreSQL database and Redis cache. Discourse was designed with high-resolution touch devices […]

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Lynis is an Amazing Security Tool For Linux Systems

April 14, 2020

Lynis is an open source and free to use security tool for systems running Linux, macOS, or Unix-based operating system. Lynis is released under GPL and it comes without warranties or support. Its focus is on system hardening and compliance testing. Let’s see how to download and install this security tool on your Linux systems. Download and […]

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Lollypop Music Player Installation in Linux

March 3, 2020

Lollypop Music Player is a free and open source Python / GTK+ based application where Python / GTK+ is made for the Gnome Desktop Environment. It is music player which is very easy to use and has an appealing interface. It supports various music formats like MP3, MP4, FLAC, and OGG Vorbis audio files. Lollypop Music […]

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How To Download an RPM Package With All Dependencies Using the “Downloadonly” plugin?

January 29, 2020

We can download RPM packages using curl and wget commands on the server, but these commands will only download the given package or file. So instead of searching and installing the required dependencies for the particular package, you can do RPM package installation along with all dependencies via “Downloadonly” plugin. In this article, we will guide you […]

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Download RPM packages using the YumDownloader utility on CentOS 7 / RHEL 7

December 22, 2019

In Linux, we can download any package using curl or wget commands. These commands, however, won’t download the required dependencies for rpm packages. You will need to spend more time to manually search and download the dependencies required by the package. Well not anymore! In this article, I will walk you through how to download an RPM package with all […]

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Linux Software For Network and Server Management – Part III

November 15, 2019

Refer to our previous articles on Linux Software For Network and Server Management Part I and Part II. Let’s continue with more network and server Management tools: Cacti Cacti is a complete network graphing solution designed to powerup RRDTool‘s data storage and graphing functionality. It stores all the information needed to create graphs and populate them […]

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Linux Software For Network and Server Management – Part II

October 5, 2019

We have studied some Linux software for Network and Management in our previous article. You can check it here. Here is the list of some additional Linux Network and Server Management tools available in the market. Htop Htop is a network and server management tool with a command line interface. It runs on Linux and […]

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The Best Linux Software For Network and Server Management – Part I

August 27, 2019

In this article, we are going to study the best Linux software for network and server management which can help system admins or support staff to get an idea about server issues. They will receive a notification in time for any service or network failure on the server. It’s very important to take immediate action […]

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