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February, 2010

  • 2 February

    Using Webmin for Linux commands and tasks

    Question: Is there any way to configure a dedicated Linux server without having local access and without logging in to the command line through SSH? Answer: The short answer is that it is highly unlikely you will never need to use the command line interface on a Linux server, and …

January, 2010

  • 27 January

    Managing bootup services on Linux servers

    Question: Which Linux services should be enabled at boot on a server? Answer: Most Linux distributions come with more than what you need. They are designed to not only work on servers but also desktop computers, laptops, netbooks, and in some cases, even smaller mobile devices like phones. Because of …

November, 2009

  • 2 November

    The Copy Command in Linux

    This week, I will be featuring several Linux/Unix commands that are very useful and important to know if you have a virtual private server or dedicated server. All of the commands can be executed from an SSH connection. If you have Mac OS X or Linux, you can use the …

October, 2009

  • 27 October

    What are "Man" pages?

    Question: What is a “man” page? Answer: Linux and other Unix-like operating systems usually have hundreds of commands that a user can execute from the command line. When running a dedicated server, there are a few that you will use regularly, but there may be instances when you need to …