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A Swap File in Linux is a designated storage in Linux Filesystem where data can be stored temporarily when it can no longer be contained in the RAM, this can help prevent your Sytem from crashing. Sometimes my 4G RAM gets filled up when I’m running heavy packages which hangs my system, but with Swap;…

Read More Creating and Enabling Swap Memory in Ubuntu 14 & 15

MariaDB is a community-developed fork of the MySQL relational database management system intended to remain free under the GNU GPL. Being a fork of a leading open source software system, it is notable for being led by the original developers of MySQL, who forked it due to concerns over its acquisition by Oracle. Contributors are…

Read More Migrating To MariaDB From MySQL in Ubuntu 15.04 With Root Bug Fix

YUI Compressor – Yahoo! UI Compressor is a compressing tool for minifying JS and CSS files to a small size which can improve page load of your webpage, although Yahoo! is no more maintaining the package it still work great. Installing YUI Compressor This package can be found in the default .DEB system repository, so…

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First time I used this tool, I was amazed because it got my root and user password easily (it wasn’t that strong though). About John the Ripper John the Ripper is a fast password cracker, currently available for many flavors of Unix, Windows, DOS, BeOS, and OpenVMS. Its primary purpose is to detect weak Unix…

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Internet is cool but still security matters, if you jump into my network I can monitor your data (webpages you load) but if they are secure i.e. loading to SSL then I can’t read or access those. Now SSH is Secure Shell using SSL for communication between local and online server and we are gonna…

Read More Use SSH as Proxy for Secure Connection in Linux

Earlier Skype wasn’t made available to Ubuntu 14.04 users, if you’d check their website for download the least version of Ubuntu you’d see is Ubuntu 13. I can remember I installed and used Skype in my older Ubuntu 14.04 (that’s before I reformatted) but I did some tweaking before I got it. But now seems…

Read More Now Install and Use Skype in Ubuntu 14.04 Officially!

Webmin is Web-based tool for making System Administration in Linux easier not editing those codes and config files all the time. I am a great fan of this tool because I’ve used it and it helped me alot especially in config files, this tool is also light and doesn’t need much RAM memory to run.…

Read More Installing and Using Webmin in Ubuntu Linux – Web-based System Administration

If you’ve got a VPS or your own private server, of course you won’t want to use it for a site only, you would want to add more sites because it’s a private server and you do your stuffs the way you want it. Apache offers this which is so easy, hosting multiple websites in…

Read More Using and Configuring Virtual Hosts (Addon Domain) in Apache for Ubuntu 14.04

For sure Apache is a cool Web Server because of mods being available to tweak to anything you want as long as you provide it’s food which is memory! But the evolving of Nginx seem to start knocking of Apache because it’s less memory consuming and faster, what if your site already run Apache and…

Read More Using Nginx as Reverse Proxy for Apache in Ubuntu 14.04