How to Enable EPEL Repository in CentOS and RHEL

EPEL stands for ‘Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux‘ , as the name suggest epel provides additional rpm packages for RHEL, CentOS, Scientific Linux (SL) & Oracle Enterprise Linux (OLE). EPEL is created and maintained by Fedora community and EPEL packages are 100% free/libre open source … Read more


How to Install MariaDB in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

MariaDB is an Open Source database Server and It is 100 % compatible  with MySQL and consider as drop-in replacement to MySQL database server. Background of MariaDB In 2008, MySQL was acquired by Sun Microsystems, which was in turn acquired by Oracle Corporation in 2010. … Read more


OpenSUSE 13.1 Installation guide with Screenshots

OpenSUSE is the most widely used linux distribution. It is free / opensource which is suitable for laptops, desktops, netbooks, servers and multimedia center PCs at home or in small offices. In this article we will discuss the installation steps of OpenSUSE 13.1 along with … Read more


How to Install MPlayer (Media Player) in Ubuntu Linux

MPlayer(Media Player) is a multimedia software in Linux like operating systems, it is used to play audio and video files from its GUI (SMPlayer) and command line. It supports a wide variety of video file formats, audio and video codecs, and subtitle types. Special input … Read more


CentOS 7 Installation Steps with Screenshots

After the release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (RHEL 7) , CentOS community has released its latest Operating System named as CentOS 7. Some of the new features in CentOS 7 as compared with CentOS 6.X are listed below : CentOS 7 uses XFS … Read more

Disable reboot using Ctrl-Alt-Del Keys in RHEL / CentOS

In Linux, It’s a security concern for organization to allow anyone to reboot the server using  Ctrl-Alt-Del keys. It is always recommended in production boxes that one should disable reboot using Ctrl-Alt-Del keys. In this article we will discuss how can we disable reboot via … Read more


How to Configure Chroot SFTP Server in Linux

There are some scenario where system admin wants only few users should be allowed to transfer files to Linux boxes but no ssh. We can achieve this by setting up SFTP in chroot environment. Background of SFTP & chroot : SFTP stands for SSH File Transfer … Read more


How to Install PuTTY (SSH Client) on Ubuntu Linux

In this post, we will explain you how to install Putty (SSH Client) on Ubuntu Linux. In the world of Linux, secure remote connections are essential for managing servers, devices, and networking equipment. One of the most popular tools for establishing secure shell (SSH) connections … Read more