How to install the latest GIT version on CentOS

How to install the latest GIT version on CentOSGit is a fairly popular free open source distributed Version Control System (VCS) expressly designed to tackle projects of varying scales (from the small ones to the significantly large ones)with incredibl…

How to configure an NFS server and mount NFS shares on Ubuntu 14.04

How to configure an NFS server and mount NFS shares on Ubuntu 14.04
Network File System (NFS) is a popular distributed filesystem protocol that enables users to mount remote directories on their server. The system lets you leverage storage space in a d…

How to add two-factor authentication from WiKID to X2Go remote desktop on Ubuntu

Securing X2Go On Ubuntu Precise With WiKID Two-Factor Authentication
In this document we are going to demonstrate how to implement two-factor authentication from WiKID for remote desktop on an Ubuntu 12.04 server using X2Go.

How to configure Automatic Updates On Debian Wheezy

How to configure Automatic Updates On Debian Wheezy
This tutorial shows how to configure a Debian Wheezy system to have package updates installed automatically without user interaction. In addition to that I will show you what needs to be done to have …

Manage two factor authentication in your serverfarm with privacyIDEA easily

Manage two factor authentication in your serverfarm with privacyIDEA easily
In this howto I will show, how you can use a privacyIDEA installation to add two factor authentication for many of your servers in your serverfarm.
privacyIDEA is a modular so…

Manage Linux Containers with Docker on Ubuntu

Manage Linux Containers with Docker on Ubuntu
This guide explains how to install Docker and manage virtual machines effectively. Docker is a Open Source Linux virtualistaion platform for developers and system administrators to build, deploy, and execut…

How To Get LTS updates for Debian 6 (Squeeze)

How To Get LTS updates for Debian 6 (Squeeze)
Debian Squeeze (6.0) is the so named “Old Stable” branch of Debian, the official support for this version ended in april 2014. Squeze is still used on many servers, so a group of Debian developers decided t…

VNC Server Installation on CentOS 6.5

VNC Server Installation on CentOS 6.5
This guide explains how to configure VNC-server in CentOS 6.5 server. It is a very convinient way of administrating the CentOS 6.5 with the help of GUI(Graphics User Interface). The GUI can be access any where with…

Two factor authentication with OTP using privacyIDEA and FreeRADIUS on CentOS

Two factor authentication with OTP using privacyIDEA and FreeRADIUS on CentOS
In this howto we will show, how you can set up a the two factor authentication and management system privacyIDEA on Cent OS 6.5. privacyIDEA is a system that can manage authe…

Samba Server Install on Debian 7 (Wheezy)

Samba Server Install on Debian 7 (Wheezy)
This guide explains how to install and configure Samba server in Debian 7 with anonymous and secured samba servers. Samba is an Open Source/Free Software suite that provides seamless file and print services to …

How to Install WordPress on CentOS

How to Install Wordpress on CentOS
Wordpress is a fairly popular free open source website and blogging tool that works by using PHP and MySQL. In this tutorial, we shall learn the process of installing Wordpress on CentOS

How to import Howtoforge OVF and OVA Virtual Machine Images in VMware and Virtualbox

How to import Howtoforge OVF and OVA Virtual Machine Images in VMware and Virtualbox
This guide explains how to import virtual machine images in the vendor neutral OVF and OVA format into VMware and Virtualbox. I will use a ova image from howtoforge.co…

Thunderbird Email Encryption with GnuPG2

Thunderbird Email Encryption with GnuPG2
This tutorial describes the configuration of Thunderbird and GnuPG2 to send and receive encrypted email.

Installing Virtualizor on CentOS 6.5 with RAID1

Installing Virtualizor on CentOS 6.5 with RAID1
This guide covers installing the Virtualizor control panel on CentOS 6.5 with RAID1.

How to Add a Swap File On Ubuntu

How to Add a Swap File On Ubuntu Linux
A swap file enables an operating system (OS) to utilize hard disk space to simulate additional memory. Effectively, as the system goes on the low-memory mode, it swaps a certain section of the RAM that an idle pro…

Install ownCloud with SSL and Nginx in CentOS 6.5

Install ownCloud with SSL and Nginx in CentOS 6.5
CentOS has upgraded a lot packages, and the post that I’ve wrote 1 year ago no longer works in CentOS 6.5 updated up-to-date. I did a research and it looks like this will be the first tutorial in 2014 h…

How To Install VNC Server On Ubuntu 14.04

How To Install VNC Server On Ubuntu 14.04 
This guide explains the installation and configuration of a VNC server on Ubuntu 14.04 server. I use a server here to show you a ay to have a remote desktop on a root server in a datacenter. The same step…

Linux Basics: How To Create and Install SSH Keys on the Shell

Linux Basics: How To Create and Install SSH Keys on the Shell
SSH keys offer a highly secure manner of logging into a server with SSH as against mere dependence on a password. While a password stands the risk of being finally cracked, SSH keys are rath…

Samba Server Configuration in CentOS 6.5

Samba Server Configuration in CentOS 6.5
This guide explains how to configure samba server in CentOS 6.5 with anonymous & secured samba servers. Samba is an Open Source/Free Software suite that provides seamless file and print services to SMB/CIFS…

The Perfect Desktop – Linux Mint 17 (Qiana)

The Perfect Desktop – Linux Mint 17 (Qiana)
This tutorial shows how you can set up a Linux Mint 17 (Qiana) desktop that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e.that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on thei…