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Sharing a Folder among Two FTP users

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This might be a very simple article for many people but for some it holds the key for a very good & stable solution. Scenario: Two users who want to share a folder and upload data. “User A” and “User B”. They are both restricted to their home directories when they connect with FTP. The […]

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Encrypt/Decrypt File with Vim Editor

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In this howto we will see how to encrypt and decrypt a file with Vim editor. Lets Encrypt a file: linux-06ac:/opt # vim -x encryptedfile.txt Warning: Using a weak encryption method; see :help ‘cm’ Press ENTER or type command to continue Now Press enter and it will ask you to set a password. Enter encryption […]

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How to Install PhPMyAdmin on Centos 7 from source

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Dear Friends, First of all we will install required repositories. [root@itpings opt]# yum -y install epel-release [root@itpings opt]# rpm -Uvh https://mirror.webtatic.com/yum/el7/webtatic-release.rpm Now we will install apache, mariadb, mariadb-server and php56 [root@itpings opt]# yum -y install httpd mariadb mariadb-server php56w php56w-mbstring php56w-mysql php56w-soap unzip vim wget Once installed we will download phpmyadmin from phpmyadmin.net [root@itpings opt]# […]

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How to Add Physical Disk to Increase Size of /dev/mapper/centos-root

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Dear Friends, I ran into a problem where my openstack machine ran out of space. My Logical FS /dev/mapper/centos-root was only 50GB and most of the space was lost. Solution: LVM I Added a new 500GB HDD (sdb), created partition with parted (sdb1) and gave the below commands: [root@stack opt]# pvcreate /dev/sdb1 Physical volume “/dev/sdb1” […]

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Convert pkcs12 key to bks format for Android

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Dear Reader, If you ever want to convert a pkcs12 format key to bks format for Android follow the below instructions. First of all downlaod bcprov-jdk16-1.46.jar file [root@itpings certs]# wget http://repo1.maven.org/maven2/org/bouncycastle/bcprov-jdk16/1.46/bcprov-jdk16-1.46.jar –2017-06-30 17:05:40– http://repo1.maven.org/maven2/org/bouncycastle/bcprov-jdk16/1.46/bcprov-jdk16-1.46.jar Resolving repo1.maven.org (repo1.maven.org)… 151.101.32.209 Connecting to repo1.maven.org (repo1.maven.org)|151.101.32.209|:80… connected. HTTP request sent, awaiting response… 200 OK Length: 1876535 (1.8M) [application/java-archive] Saving […]

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Linux Practical Security Course

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Dear Members , I am happy to announce that Linux Practical Security by LZH Project is complete. We will launch it shortly. Please support us by buying and rating this course. For first 20 buyers there will be a discount of $5. Total cost is $25. You can also book your copy by sending me […]

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Openstack dashboard gives error “Error: Unable to retrieve information”

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So today i ran into one more issue with Openstack , the error showed up  when i logged in to the dashboard and clicked on Project–>Instances. What i saw terrified me because is saw “NOTHING” ! A day before i had the same issue and i thought it’s related to RAM so i restarted and […]

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Solaris 11 Part III ( Package Management )

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Solaris 11 Part III (Package Management) available on YouTube Subscribe to our channel and share the video with your friends and family Thanks, Sal

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Solaris 11 Part II posted

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Dear Friends, A new video has been posted for Solaris 11 ( Basic Networkings). Here is the link. Don’t forget to subscribe and share the video with your friends and family. Thanks, Sal

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Word Press Plugin Install Error

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Hey Guys , so i installed WordPress on Centos 7 and it was successful, but then i faced an Error while installing the plugins. The Error was “Unable to locate WordPress Content directory (wp-content” It asked to connect with FTP , but kept on failing. Solution: Just Give apache permission to www directory and the […]

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