Linux System Administration

How To Install mod_cloudflare for Apache httpd

mod_cloudflare for Apache for Logging Real Visitor IP Addresses Cloudflare acts as a proxy and can help you speed your website, no matter static or dynamic. After switching to Cloudflare, you will notice that all your website visitors’ IP addresses appear to be coming from Cloudflare IP addresses. Here mod_cloudflare for Apache httpd comes in …

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How To Use Public Key Authentication Instead Of Password

Password Login Belongs to the Past with Public Key Authentication Public key authentication is an easier and more reliable method to connect to the Secure Shell Server SSH compared to the old- fashioned password-based login. Keys are basically less prone to brute-force attacks. If you want to force users to use keys add the line …

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How To Install Software Packages in Linux

How to install and remove software packages in Linux The scope of today’s article is installing and removing certain software packages in Linux using both high and low level package management tools. Installing software packages, including updates, is one of the most common tasks every system administrator performs. The main reason behind this is that …

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Restart Start Stop Mysqld From The Terminal in Linux

You could need to restart MySQL server after installing, upgrading, or making some changes in my.cnf file in Linux. The quickest way to this is by typing on the command line terminal. No fancy graphic interface. MySQL Server Restart General Syntax The syntax is as follows. On the Linux or OS X type the following on …

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How to change ownership of files with chown in linux

File (directory) ownership is the foundations of every operating system. This post will teach you how to change file(s) ownership in Linux using the command chown. There are different scenarios when you would need to change the ownership of a file using either chown or chgrp. Note: you can change group ownership with the command …

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