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How To Tell If Your Linux Server Has Been Compromised
A server being compromised or hacked for the purpose of this guide is an unauthorized person or bot logging into
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How to effectively use the GREP command
Grep is a very important & powerful Linux commands. It stands for ‘Global Regular Expression Print’ & is used for
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bash Tips and Tricks
I call these tips and tricks – “bash kung-fu”. You can save a lot of typing with these handy bash
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17 Things about Security
A list for protecting yourself and others from the most common and easiest-to-pull-off security crimes. This article does not attempt
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Test internet speed from the Command-line
You probably have heard and tried using speedtest.net to test you computer or smartphone internet speed. If you have your
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How to find out PID in Linux
Every Linux process has a process ID (PID) assigned to it.  It is a unique identification number that is automatically assigned
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APT Listing Packages – Ubuntu / Debian
Do you ever wonder how many thousands of packages are installed on your Linux system? Even a fairly modest Linux system is
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Software RAID Recovery Tutorial
This tutorial will walk through the troubleshooting and recovery of a failed disk on a Software RAID setup. Especially mirroring
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Redirect HTTP to HTTPS on Apache
SSL secured websites or HTTPS has now become a must to have on website, especially those handling sensitive client information.
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Properly rename user accounts in Linux
We might have come across a situation where we might want to rename user in Linux system, for whatever reasons.
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