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How To Install FFmpeg on CentOS/RHEL 7/6/5 Linux Systems

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In this post, we will show you how to install FFmpeg on Linux systems (RPM Family “Redhat /CentOS /Scientific Linux 7/6/5 and Fedora”). FFmpeg is a popular open source and cross-platform solution for streaming audio and video as well as recording and conversion. It’s widely used in all kinds ofRead More

How To Setup and Configure VsFTPd Server on Debian 8/7/6 Linux Systems

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VsFTPd stands for Very Secure FTP Daemon. VSFTPD is the most popular ftp server. Also probably the most secure and fastest FTP server for UNIX-like systems. If you are searching an FTP server which can provide you Security, Performance and Stability then your searching is finished here, vsFTPd can beRead More

Install and Configure DHCP Server on Debian 8/7/6 Linux Systems

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In this post, we will show you how to install and configure a dhcp server on Linux systems (Debian Family “Debian 8 “jessie” /7/6 and earlier – Ubuntu Linux”). As a system administrator you will need to setup a dhcp server to assign IPs to all laptops/machines for employees toRead More

Install and Configure DHCP Server on CentOS 7/6/5 Linux Systems

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In this post, we will show you how to install and configure a dhcp server on Linux systems (RPM Family “Redhat /CentOS /Scientific Linux 7/6/5”). As a system administrator you will need to setup a dhcp server to assign IPs to all laptops/machines for employees to work inside your network.Read More

What is Active FTP vs Passive FTP (A Definitive Explanation)

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FTP ( File Trasnfer Protocal ) is TCP based service. FTP is widely use for transferring files over network. There are various ftp servers available to use like vsftpd, proftpd, pureftpd etc. FTP uses two different ports – 1. Port 20 is used for data port, But the data portRead More

How to Increase the size of an LVM logical volume on Linux systems

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In this article, I’ll show you how to increase the size of a LVM logical volume on Linux systems (RPM Family “Redhat / CentOS  / Scientific Linux” and Debian Family “Debian / Ubuntu” and other families ). As a system administrator, you will face this scenario many times and youRead More

Increase the capacity of an LVM volume group on Linux Systems

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In this article, I’ll show you how to increase the capacity of an existing LVM volume group by adding more physical volumes on Linux systems (RPM Family “Redhat / CentOS  / Scientific Linux” and Debian Family “Debian / Ubuntu” and other families ). As a system administrator, you will faceRead More

How to Create a Logical Volume Using LVM on Linux Systems

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In this article, I’ll show you how to create a new logical volume within an existing LVM volume group. It’s a simple and straight froward task which you will face a lot when managing Linux Systems. Prerequisites: a working installation of LVM2, and an existing LVM volume group with sufficientRead More

What is the Difference Between RAID 10 and RAID 01 (RAID 1+0 Vs RAID 0+1)

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In this article, I’ll show you the difference between RAID 10  and RAID 01. RAID 10 is not the same as RAID 01. There are many differences between them and each one has it’s own advantages and disadvantages. This article explains the difference between the two with a simple diagram.Read More

A Simple Explanation for RAID 2, RAID 3, RAID 4, RAID 6 with Diagram

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In this article, I’ll explain the main key points and differences between basic RAID systems. RAID stands for Redundant Array of Inexpensive (Independent) Disks.  This article will show you the minimum hardware requirements and the advantages of different RAID types “RAID 2, RAID 3, RAID 4 and RAID 6” .Read More