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How to Install Taskwarrior (Terminal Based Todo Application)

How to Install Taskwarrior (Terminal Based Todo Application)

Taskwarrior is an open-source, cross-platform time and task management tool. It has a command-line interface rather than a graphical user interface. If you spend a lot of time on Linux terminal (as a developer...
How to Count the Number of Threads in a Process on Linux

How to Count the Number of Threads in a Process on Linux

In this article, we will know how to count the number of threads in a process on Linux environment, there are several ways to do it, but we will learn using ‘/proc’ and ‘ps’ command. Using ...
How to Setup SSL for MySQL Server and Client on Linux

How to Setup SSL for MySQL Server and Client on Linux

In this tutorial, I will be explaining about – how to set up a secure connection to MySQL server using an SSH connection for encryption so that data in the database will be in safe and which is impossible...
How to Install Lynis 2.2.0 – Security Auditing Tool for Linux

How to Install Lynis 2.2.0 – Security Auditing Tool for Linux

Lynis is a security audit tool for Unix and Linux based systems. It assists auditor in scanning the system and its security defenses helps in improving system hardening. This software will determine system...
Clementine 1.3 A Modern Music Player for Linux

Clementine 1.3 A Modern Music Player for Linux

Clementine is a freely available cross-platform open source, Qt based music player inspired by Amarok 1.4. The latest stable available which is version 1.3 was released after a year of development and...
How to Install and Configure Squid Proxy Server on Linux

How to Install and Configure Squid Proxy Server on Linux

In this article, we will learn how to install and configure the Squid proxy server. A Squid proxy server is an open source and GPLD proxy with web cache. The Squid proxy server has  various uses as we...
How to Make Password Asterisks Visible in the Terminal Window in Linux

How to Make Password Asterisks Visible in the Terminal Window in Linux

When you run a command using sudo in Linux, the terminal asks you to type in your password with no visual feedback as you type. This article gives a quick tweak that will show asterisks (*) when you type...
How to Install Best Open Source Text Editors

How to Install Best Open Source Text Editors

Text editors can be used for writing code, editing text files such as configuration files, creating user instruction files and many more. In Linux, text editors are of two kinds ie., graphical user interface...
How to Install a Software on Linux Using Yum Command

How to Install a Software on Linux Using Yum Command

In this article, we will learn about “how to use the Yum command” for installing the packages. Also note that, the repositories on the Cent OS 6.7 YUM (Yellowdog Update Modified) is a tool used...
Collectl: An Advanced All-in-One Performance Monitoring Tool for Linux

Collectl: An Advanced All-in-One Performance Monitoring Tool for Linux

The most important task of a Linux system administrator is to make sure that the system is in a very good condition. collectl is used to collect performance data that describes the current system status....
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