How to Set System Wide Proxy in Ubuntu 18.04

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In this guide, we are going to learn how to set system wide proxy in Ubuntu 18.04. Imagine you are in a local network environment where access to the Internet is also possible when you are going through a proxy server. Well, in this guide we are gonna learn how to configure system wide proxy settings on your Ubuntu...

Install and Configure SNMP on Ubuntu 18.04 and CentOS 7

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In this guide, we are going to learn how to install and configure SNMP on Ubuntu 18.04 and CentOS 7. SNMP is an acronym for Simple Network Management Protocol. It provides an agentless method of managing and monitoring of network devices and servers for health information, system metrics such as CPU load, Physical Memory usage, number of running processes,...

Setup Guacamole Remote Desktop Access Tool on Ubuntu 18.04

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Install Apache Guacamole on Ubuntu 21.04
Apache Guacamole is a clientless HTML5 web based remote desktop gateway that makes it easy to access remote servers and desktops through a web browser. It supports standard protocols like VNC, RDP, and SSH. In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to setup Guacamole web-based remote desktop access tool on Ubuntu 18.04 server and demonstrate how to access...

How to Install and Use VeraCrypt to Encrypt Drives on Ubuntu 18.04

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Today, we are going to learn about how to install and Use VeraCrypt to Encrypt Drives on Ubuntu 18.04. So what is VeraCrypt? VeraCrypt is an open-source software forked from TrueCrypt whose development and maintenance has since been discontinued. It is used for performing on-the-fly disk encryption (OTFE). On-the-fly encryption means that data is encrypted before it is written to...

How to Install and Setup ZSH and Oh-My-Zsh on Ubuntu 18.04

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Welcome folks to this very tutorial on how to install and setup Zsh and Oh-my-Zsh on Ubuntu 18.04. Z shell (ZSH) is a Unix shell that can be used as an interactive login shell and as well as a command interpreter for shell scripting. It incorporates features of other shells such as Bash, tcsk, ksh. Some of the features include; ...

How to Configure Remote Logging with Rsyslog on Ubuntu 18.04

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In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to configure remote logging with Rsyslog on Ubuntu 18.04 Log files are files that contain messages about the system, including the kernel, services, and applications running on it. There are different log files for different information. For example, there is a default system log file, a log file just for security...

Installing PHP 7.3.3 on CentOS 7.6

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In this tutorial, we are going to learn about installing PHP 7.3.3 on CentOS 7.6. The PHP development team has announced the availability of PHP 7.3.3. This is a security release of the more stable version of PHP. The release has addressed a handful of bugs. You can check these fixes on the ChangeLog. Our previous guide describes installation of...

How to Install Nagios Plugins and NRPE agents on CentOS 7/RHEL 7/Fedora 29

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In our previous tutorials, we learnt how to install Nagios plugins as well the Nagios NRPE agents from source. You can check them via the links below; How to Install Nagios Plugins From Source RHEL/CentOS/Oracle Linux How to Install Nagios NRPE Agent on RHEL/CentOS/Oracle Linux Well, in this article, we are going to learn how to install Nagios Plugins and NRPE agents...

Install and Setup OpenVPN Server on Fedora 29/CentOS 7

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In this guide, we are going to learn how to Install and Setup OpenVPN Server on Fedora 29/CentOS 7. OpenVPN is an open-source VPN software that enables us to create an SSL-based VPN tunnel. Imagine you would like to connect to your co-oporate intranet from a remote location. Well worry not because if you have VPN server setup, this can...

Install and Configure OpenLDAP Server on Debian 9 Stretch

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In this guide, we are going to learn how to install and configure OpenLDAP server on Debian 9 Stretch. OpenLDAP is an opensource implementation of Lightweight Directory Access Protocol, a non-relational database for accessing data. It commonly serves as an authentication backend for various services or an address book e.g for email clients. Install and configure OpenLDAP Server on Debian...