Getting started with MariaDB Different Linux distributions use different formats and packaging tools. The table below lists the best-known packaging tools. And for this tutorial, we will cover installing MariaDB…

top, iotop, iostat and many other commands are used on daily basis to help sysadmins keep the system up and running at all times. It seemed appropriate to bring up the…

Goal of this article is to describe the process behind changing the passphrase used to generate ssh key pair (private and public) due to security policies or other scenarios where…

Bash Scripting & Conditionals After we nailed down the part with variables, let’s move on to bash scripting conditionals. Conditional statements (branching) help our script execute commands based on tests….

What is an RPM? One of the main benefits of open source software is that it lets you access each application’s core. Yet, even with that level of access, there’s…

As lots of system administrators have been in situation where they misplaced their root passwords or confused Girlfriend’s birthday with it… Well, to some of us at least 🙂 Anyhow, just…

SSH is a protocol for safe remote connection and safe communication over an unprotected network infrastructure. It can replace telnet, remote shell (rsh), remote copy (rcp). Other than that, it’s…

What is bash Bash is a command language interpreter for the gnu based linux operating systems. Name itself stands for ‘Bourne-Again -SHell’, which was given as an honorable mention to…