Category: Linux

Linux Server Managment

Raspberry $25 Pi 3 Model A+ Released – Complete specs and pricing nixCraft

The Raspberry Pi is a small single-board computer (SBC) developed by the Raspberry Pi Foundation. It supposes to promote the teaching of computer science, programming for kids and in developing countries. The new Raspberry Pi 3 Model A+ comes with...

/ November 15, 2018

Red Hat / CentOS Check and List Running Services Linux Command nixCraft Updated Tutorials/Posts

How do I list all currently running services in Fedora / RHEL / CentOS Linux server? How can I check the status of a service using systemd based CentOS/RHEL 7.x?There are various ways and tools to find and list all...

/ November 12, 2018

How to install and configure Varnish cache on Ubuntu Linux 16.04 LTS nixCraft Updated Tutorials/Posts

How do I install Varnish Cache server to improve the performance of my existing Apache web server especially caching dynamic content on Ubuntu Linux 16.04 LTS server?Varnish Cache is a web application accelerator. You install it in front of any...

/ November 12, 2018

Debian Linux 9.6 released and here is how to upgrade it nixCraft Updated Tutorials/Posts

The Debian GNU/Linux project has released an updated version of its stable Linux distribution Debian 9 (“stretch”). You must upgrade to get corrections for security problem as this version made a few adjustments for the severe issue found in Debian...

/ November 11, 2018

How to add bash auto completion in Ubuntu Linux nixCraft

I set up a new Ubuntu Linux LXD container, but my auto-completion of bash shell commands are not working. How do I enable autocomplete feature in Ubuntu Linux 18.04 LTS? How do I write simple bash completion code in Ubuntu...

/ November 11, 2018

macOS X Mount NFS Share / Set an NFS Client nixCraft Updated Tutorials/Posts

How do I access my enterprise NAS server by mounting NFS filesystem onto my Mac OS X based system using GUI and command line based tools?Network File System (NFS), a distributed file system protocol developed by Sun Microsystems. NFS is...

/ November 8, 2018

Ubuntu dig command not found – How to install dig on Ubuntu nixCraft

I deployed Ubuntu Linux minimal deployed in the cloud. However, I am unable to find the dig command on my newly created Ubuntu 18.04 LTS server running on Google cloud. It says ‘-bash: dig: command not found‘ I tried apt...

/ November 7, 2018

KDE has been deprecated in RHEL 7.6 and future version of RHEL nixCraft

Red Hat Enterprise Linux is well known to set defaults across the industry. For example, RHEL pushed systemd so hard that all other Linux distro adopted for good or bad reasons. Now Red Hat announced that KDE Plasma Workspaces (KDE)...

/ November 3, 2018

Open Source Linux Powered System76 Thelio Desktops Is Here nixCraft

The top 500 most powerful supercomputers on the planet run Linux operating system. Linux has a 100% market share of those machines and a large share of cloud computing, VMs, and bare metal market too. Obviously, developers and people who...

/ November 2, 2018

Book Review: Absolute FreeBSD (3rd Edition) nixCraft

FreeBSD is a free and open source operating system for many different kinds of computers. FreeBSD’s based upon BSD, the version of UNIX developed at the University of California, Berkeley. FreeBSD is an alternative to Linux or Windows-based system. You...

/ October 31, 2018

How to install LXD container hypervisor on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS nixCraft Updated Tutorials/Posts

How do I install LXD container “hypervisor” to runs unmodified Debian/Ubuntu/CentOS Linux operating systems VM at incredible speed on a Ubuntu Linux 16.04 LTS server? How do I setup and use LXD on Ubuntu Linux server?LXD is lxc on steroids...

/ October 26, 2018

Ubuntu Linux: How Do I install .deb Packages? nixCraft Updated Tutorials/Posts

I am a new Ubuntu Linux user. How can I install a package called package.deb? Can I use Synaptic front-end package management tool to install packages from the CD or Internet such as apt command or apt-get command. However, I...

/ October 26, 2018

Ubuntu upgrade or update a single package using apt-get nixCraft

I am a new Ubuntu Linux server system administrator. I need to upgrade or update a single package using apt-get command or apt command. How do I update a specific package in Ubuntu Linux? How do I upgrade a single...

/ October 24, 2018

Ubuntu 18.04 Setup SSH Public Key Authentication nixCraft

I am a new Ubuntu 18.04 LTS user and I would like to setup ssh public key authentication. How do I set up ssh keys based authentication on Ubuntu Linux 18.04 LTS server? How do I set up SSH keys...

/ October 24, 2018