Category Archives: linux

How to check MariaDB version

“MariaDB is a community-developed fork of the MySQL relational database management system intended to remain free under the GNU GPL. Development is led by some of the original developers of MySQL, who forked it due to concerns over its acquisition … Continue reading

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How to Setup CentOS 7 on AWS

This tutorial will show you how to create a CentOS 7 instance on AWS. We assume that you already have you AWS account created and that you are logged in already. Step 1 Click Services and then EC2 Step 2 … Continue reading

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How to change the hostname in CentOS 7

First edit the hostname file by typing: sudo vi /etc/hostname Delete the line that you see in the file so it our case we deleted: localhost.localdomain Now¬† enter your hostname, in our case we called it darrens centos.   We … Continue reading

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How to run a command on Startup on Linux (works on CentOS & Ubuntu)

Hi there, In this example I had a need to record boot up times in a file that i could access easily. To do so I decided to run a command on startup. This tutorial tool place on CentOS but … Continue reading

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How to disable root ssh logins on CentOS 7

If you have a server that’s available over a network it’s generally a good idea to disable root access over ssh. The reason for this, is that, scripts run attempting to access¬† your server and these scripts use the root … Continue reading

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How to install Fedora 27 on VMWare Workstation 12

Hi there, This tutorial will show you how to install Fedroa 27 in VMware Workstation 12. Fedora is an excellent operating system that is open source and free. It runs great on older hardware so is a great option for … Continue reading

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How to Install WordPress on Nginx on CentOS 7

Hi there, This tutorial will show you how to install WordPress using Nginx on CentOS 7. You will need the following commands to follow along with this tutorial. First we’ll need to install additional repos that include php71 and then … Continue reading

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How to Install Nginx Web Server on CentOS 7

NGINX is a free, open-source, high-performance HTTP server and reverse proxy, as well as an IMAP/POP3 proxy server. It is a rival to the Apache web server and used extensively throughout the internet. This tutorial will show you how to … Continue reading

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How to RDP (Remote Desktop) into CentOS 7

Hi There, In this tutorial I will show you how to RDP into your CentOS 7 Server. This tutorial will also work on a Redhat 7 server. In order to follow this tutorial you will need to be sure that … Continue reading

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How to reset the root password on CentOS 7 / Redhat 7 (RHEL 7)

This tutorial will show you how to reset the root password on CentOs 7 / Redhat 7. As a health warning please be sure that when doing this you have taken a snapshot of your VM or if it’s a … Continue reading

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