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How to install MyWebSQL on Ubuntu 16.04

Автор: | 06.07.2018

If you use the MySQL database, chances are you’re always looking for a better tool to make the administration a bit easier. Fortunately, there are a number of such tools available. One is MyWebSQL. This tool is lesser known than its competition (such as phpMyAdmin). But this particular tool (which can work with MySQL, PostgreSQL,… Читать далее »

How to easily purge unwanted repositories in Linux

Автор: | 06.07.2018

After a year of so of working with Ubuntu Linux (or derivative such as Elementary OS), I almost always find myself with a number of repositories from software I may have installed and removed or never really needed in the first place. That means /etc/apt/sources.d can get pretty crowded and the apt update process becomes… Читать далее »

How to find a process by name on your Linux data center servers

Автор: | 04.07.2018

What do you do when a Linux data center server is running slowly? One of the first things you might do is check a network connection. After that, you’re probably going to need to find out what services/software have gone rogue and are gobbling up precious system resources. There are a number of ways to… Читать далее »

Gentoo stops GitHub repo hack in an hour, setting standard for security response

Автор: | 03.07.2018

The GitHub account of popular Linux distribution Gentoo was hacked late last week, the firm announced Thursday, with a malicious actor inserting code intended to delete files in the file systems of machines with the infected code. In the event the code somehow wound up on user systems systems, it does not execute as intended.… Читать далее »

5 things to know about DNS

Автор: | 30.06.2018

The Domain Name System, DNS is something most people don’t think about. But it could be slowing you down or even exposing you to security issues. Here are five things to know about DNS: 1: You can speed things up. Most ISPs frankly don’t spend a lot of time optimizing DNS. So replace it. Google’s… Читать далее »

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update: Cheat sheet

Автор: | 30.06.2018

The fourth major update to Windows 10 has arrived, promising to deliver new features big and small to Windows desktops. Rolled out from October 17th, the headline features in the free Fall Creators Update are changes to how Windows 10 handles cloud storage, easier sharing with friends and family, better security, longer battery life, and… Читать далее »

How to install ownCloud on Ubuntu 18.04

Автор: | 28.06.2018

Image: ownCloud Of late, nextCloud has been given the majority of the spotlight for on-premises cloud servers. However, I want to take a moment to walk you through the installation of the server that started it all. ownCloud is an equally capable cloud server that can meet and exceed your company needs. But installing this… Читать далее »

How to use AppArmor to block access to folders in NGINX

Автор: | 22.06.2018

This comes by way of an experimentation. I wanted to find different ways to block/unblock directories for the NGINX web server. One way I found was via AppArmor. If you’re not sure what AppArmor is, very simply it is a Linux kernel security module that allows for the restriction of programs’ capabilities using per-program profiles.… Читать далее »

How to set DNS nameservers in Ubuntu Server 18.04

Автор: | 22.06.2018

For years, whenever I needed to configure DNS nameservers in Linux I would turn to /etc/resolv.conf. A couple of quick entries like so would have my machine reaching the outside world like a champ: nameserver 8.8.4.4 nameserver 8.8.8.8 But, as with everything, technology evolves. This is especially true with the things you know the most.… Читать далее »

Apple macOS Mojave: Cheat sheet

Автор: | 21.06.2018

Apple announced macOS Mojave on June 4, 2018 at its Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC). Some of macOS Mojave’s features include Dark Mode, iOS app support, and Group FaceTime. Data security and privacy are also key; end users will have more power over how the new system and the software that runs on it will use… Читать далее »