Posted by tony on November 22, 2017

How to Change Hostname in Ubuntu 16.04

For those who pay attention to the little details, the default hostname in Ubuntu 16.04 can be a constant source of irritation. Something like ‘dell-laptop-3344’ just won’t do for a hostname when you’re used to mo

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Posted by tony on October 20, 2017

How to Install Webmin on CentOS 7

System administration is a vital part of managing infrastructure today, whether you are a seasoned sysadmin or a humble developer trying to juggle many hats simultaneously. Normally, the way to go about it is the command line, which happ

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Posted by tony on October 16, 2017

How to Install Deluge Torrent on Ubuntu 16.04 / 14.04

If you’re a BitTorrent user on Ubuntu, you’re very likely looking for a good BitTorrent client. The default Transmission client in Ubuntu 14.04 / 16.04 does the job, but that’s about all it does. It doesn’t have a

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Posted by tony on October 13, 2017

How to Check CentOS Version

If you’re running CentOS you’ll feel the need to know the version you’re running, sooner than later. It might be that you installed CentOS very long ago and since then have upgraded many times, or maybe you’ve tak

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Posted by tony on October 6, 2017

How to Install ifconfig on CentOS 7

When it comes to configuring network interfaces in CentOS 7, the weapon of choice is the ip command. For instance, to get all the information regarding the currently configured interfaces, you can issue:  

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Posted by tony on September 27, 2017

How to Install phpMyAdmin on CentOS 7

phpMyAdmin is a very popular tool for administration of relational databases like MySQL and MariaDB. However, it doesn’t come installed by default. In this article, we’ll see how to install phpMyAdmin on

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