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Some VPS on hosting providers like Amazon Web Services do not have swap by default. Or if your server was
SFTP provides a secure way for providing FTP access to clients. It comes built-in with the openssh-server package. Creating SFTP
DNS stands for Domain Name System, or Domain Name Server. DNS resolves an IP address to a hostname or vice
Network File System (NFS) is the standard protocol used for sharing files/folder between Linux/Unix systems. This is helpful on production
Transmission is a popular torrent client on modern Linux systems. It has both a GUI for desktop and a daemon
One of the common administrative tasks under UNIX/Linux is to add a new disk to the system to increase its
What is LVM? Logical Volume Management or LVM allow the server to utilize multiple hard drives and combine them to
The Apache HTTP server is a software that runs in the background (daemon), which primary role is to server web
Network Time Protocol is used to synchronize the time on Linux Server. NTP continuously sync and adjusts the time setting
If you have a PHP built webpage and you need to save the MySQL query as a PHP variable, then