Uptime Kuma is an open-source monitoring solution. We can monitor our websites and servers’ uptime and configure them to send us notifications via multiple options, like Telegram, email, Discord, etc. Uptime Kuma is an easy-to-use monitoring tool, and it is powerful for traffic control, observability, service discovery, etc. This article will show you how to install Uptime Kuma on Ubuntu 22.04.(more…)
How to Install CouchDB on AlmaLinux
Apache CouchDB is a free yet reliable non-relational or NoSQL database engine. It is written in Erlang language and natively supports data in JSON format. The data can be accessed and queried via the HTTP protocol, making it easier and more scalable than traditional SQL relational databases like MySQL. CouchDB also offers replication capability and provides high availability access. This tutorial will show you how to install CouchDB on AlmaLinux.(more…)
Improve Website Performance Using gzip and Nginx on Ubuntu 22.04
A website’s performance depends on many factors, and choosing a suitable web server is one of them. You can choose from many web servers, like Apache, LiteSpeed, Nginx, etc.
Nginx is an open-source web server, it was initially developed by Igor Sysoev and released in October 2004. In Nginx, gzip compression can significantly reduce the size of transmitted data to website visitors.
Modern web browsers support GZIP compression by default. However, we need to configure our server to serve the compressed resources to our website visitors properly. Without a proper configuration, it could make your server load higher and even slower. This article will show you how to improve website performance using GZIP and Nginx on Ubuntu 22.04.(more…)
10 Useful cron Commands in Linux With Examples
In this tutorial, we will explain ten useful cron commands in Linux with examples.
The cron command is used for scheduling tasks to be executed in a specific period, like a month, day, hour, minute, or even seconds. The cron uses a table of tabs called crontabs which have a list of commands that need to be executed with their times respectively. These cron commands are used by system administrators mostly, to make their work easier and be sure not to forget to execute something during a specific period of their work.
In this tutorial, we are going to use Ubuntu 20.04, but you can choose any Linux distro you want. Let’s get started!(more…)
5 Most Used Echo Commands in Linux With Examples
This blog post will show you the five most used echo commands in Linux with examples.
The echo command in Linux is a command that outputs the strings passed to its arguments. The echo command is supported on various Linux distributions such as Ubuntu, CentOS, Debian, and other OS like Windows. This command is most used in shell scripts and batch files to output status text to the screen.
In this tutorial, we will use the latest Ubuntu 22.04 OS, but you can choose any Linux distro per your choice. Let’s get started!(more…)
5 Most Used Touch Commands in Linux With Examples
In this tutorial, we are going to show you the most used touch commands in Linux with examples.
The touch command is a standard command in Linux operating system used on daily basis by the system administrators, developers, and other users familiar with the Linux command line. With the touch command, we can easily create files, empty files, modify files, timestamps and etc.
In this tutorial, we will execute the touch commands on Ubuntu 20.04 OS, but you can choose any Linux distro. Le’ts get started!(more…)
How to Install and Configure CSF on AlmaLinux
In this tutorial we are going to install and explain in step-by-step detail how to configure CSF on AlmaLinux OS.
Config Server Firewall or CSF is a free and advanced firewall for most Linux distributions. CSF can be easily installed on a server with control panels such as DirectAdmin, WHM/cPanel and etc. It includes security features such as login, intrusion, flood detections, and many more. With CSF we can easily block IP addresses, whitelist IP addresses, open and close ports and etc.
Installing and configuring CSF on AlmaLinux is a straightforward process that may take up to 10 minutes. Let’s get started!(more…)
10 Useful iptables Commands in Linux
In this tutorial we are going to explain to you 10 useful iptables commands applicable in any Linux distro.
Iptables on Linux servers are used for controlling the incoming and outgoing web traffic. The traffic is controlled by the iptables rules in the firewall written by system administrators or users familiar with Linux servers. The rules in iptables are stored in tables that have chains for every defined rule. In this blog post, we are going to use Ubuntu 22.04 as OS, but you can choose any distro if you want to try these iptables commands by yourself. Let’s get started!(more…)
How to install iRedMail on AlmaLinux
In this tutorial, we are going to install iRedMail on AlmaLinux and explain the installation process in step-by-step detail.
iRedMail is an open-source email server software that is capable of supporting the latest IMAP, POP3, and SMTP protocols. In this blog post, we are going to install the iRedMail email server with the installation script. In the installation script are included Nginx as a web server, Postfix as a mail transfer agent, Dovecot as IMAP and POP3 server, SpamAssassin as a spam scanner, ClamAV as a virus scanner, OpenLDAP, iRedAPD and etc.
Installing iRedMail on AlmaLinux is a straightforward process and may take up to 10 minutes. Let’s get started!(more…)
How to Install and Secure PhpMyAdmin on AlmaLinux
In this tutorial we are going to explain in step-by-step detail how to install and secure PhpMyAdmin on AlmaLinux.
PhpMyAdmin is a free and open-source tool written in PHP used for managing MySQL databases via browser. It provides a very easy and user-friendly interface, that allows users to easily create databases, create users, tables columns and etc in no time. In this blog post, we are going to install PhpMyAdmin with the LAMP stack.
Installing and securing PhpMyAdmin on AlmaLinux is a straightforward process and may take up to 15 minutes. Let’s get started!(more…)