Linux Tutorials on the topic “linux”

  • Secure SSH with Google Authenticator Two-Factor Authentication on CentOS 7

    centos Author: Ahmed QadeerTags: , , Comments: 2Published: May 22, 2015

    SSH access is always critical and you might want to find ways to improve the security of your SSH login. In this article we will see how we can secure SSH with simple two factor authentication by using Google Authenticator. Before using it you have to integrate the SSH daemon on your server with Google Authenticator one time password protocol TOTP and another restriction is that you must have your android phone with you all the time or at least the time you want SSH access. This tutorials is written for CentOS 7.

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  • Ubuntu PPA Management

    ubuntu Author: Bill ToulasTags: , , , Comments: 0Published: May 22, 2015

    PPAs or Personal Package Archives are basically software repositories that are used by Ubuntu systems for updating/upgrading activities. They contain package sets and package lists for particular Ubuntu versions. Their use is valuable for cases of individual updating, or for when seeking for a newer version of an application that is not yet available in the official Canonical's repositories.

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  • How to setup Raspberry Pi as Backup Server for Linux and Windows Desktops

    raspbian Author: Stephan JauTags: , , , Comments: 2Published: May 21, 2015

    The Raspberry Pi is a series of small single-board computers. They are rather cheap and are well suited for running a backup server or voip server. This tutorial describes the complete installation of the Raspberry PI from downloading and installing Raspian, the installation and configuration of Samba and how to backup Windows and Linux Desktops on the Raspberry Pi.

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  • How to use FFMpeg to do simple audio conversion

    ubuntu Author: Bill ToulasTags: , , , Comments: 1Published: May 21, 2015

    Here's a simple FFmpeg how to that will cover just a portion of the framework's abilities. We will see how you can use the terminal to perform simple conversions of various audio file types including all popular and widely available formats. Using FFmpeg right from the terminal makes it better for performance compared to downloading and installing a GUI tool for FFmpeg, and can also offer more precise settings for the advanced users.

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  • How to install OpenVPN Server and Client on CentOS 7

    centos Author: Muhammad ArulTags: , , Comments: 0Published: May 20, 2015

    OpenVPN is an open source application that allows you to create a private network over the public Internet. OpenVPN tunnels your network connection securely trough the internet. This tutorial describes the steps to setup a OpenVPN cerver and client on CentOS.

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  • How to add extra airplanes on FlightGear Flight Simulator

    linux Author: Bill ToulasTags: , , , , , , Comments: 0Published: May 20, 2015

    FlightGear is this world's most advanced open source flight simulation project with a thriving community of users and contributors around it. These contributors are passionate people that love aviation (some are former pilots), or airspace engineering, or just like having fun with 3D modelling. This has the gorgeous result of having over 450 aircrafts in the official online FlightGear hangar!

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  • How to install Mumble VoIP Server on Ubuntu 15.04 (Vivid Vervet)

    ubuntu Author: Gurujyot_singhTags: , , Comments: 0Published: May 19, 2015

    In this tutorial we will install Mumble VoIP server on Ubuntu 15.04. Mumble is an open source high quality voice chat application mostly used for gaming. The application is great for talking and gaming with low-latency. It offers an encrypted connection for your communication, it also has a builtin wizard to guide you through the setups, like mic. config. There are no licensing issues due to its OpenSource license.

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  • How to easily convert your videos on Linux

    linux Author: Bill ToulasTags: , , , , , , Comments: 1Published: May 19, 2015

    There are many ways to convert a video file on a Linux system, but using a tool with a graphical user interface is imperative for those who want to do it easily and in a more user friendly way. Thankfully, there are many open source GUI tools that could do the job just fine and you can find some specialization here and there if you look closely.

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  • How to Install OwnCloud 8 with Nginx and MariaDB on CentOS 7

    centos Author: Muhammad ArulTags: , , Comments: 0Published: May 18, 2015

    OwnCloud is a server software for data synchronisation and file-sharing with an easy to use web frontend. Owncloud can be installed on a Linux or Windows server, it is easy to configure and has a comprehensive online documentation. The native client is available for Windows, MacOS and Linux (Desktop Application). There is also a mobile app for Android and iOS. This tutorial describes the installation of Owncloud 8 on CentOS 7 with nginx webserver and MariaDB database.

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  • How to kill processes on the Linux Desktop with xkill

    linux Author: Bill ToulasTags: , , , , , , Comments: 3Published: May 18, 2015

    Linux is renown for its stability, rigidness and superior error-free functionality, but no matter how advanced and bug-free a system may be, it is inevitable that things will brake and windows will freeze/hang at some point. This is thankfully not disastrous at all, as Linux users can utilize smart tools and commands that will allow them to get rid of those nasty “not responding” applications instantly!

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