check new swap partition
We know what is Swap memory in Linux and why it is so important to have one. Swap is your RAM’s best buddy and helps him run the OS smoothly. If you’re a newbie and just went created the ‘/’ or forgot to create a swap partition, don’t worry, in […]

How to create a Swap Partition in Linux

How linux boott process works
If you’re a Linux newbie, the Linux Boot Process is one of the most crucial, important and fundamental thing you should know. It gives a detailed idea about how the system works, how it starts and in which order all the processes are executed. It will also help you troubleshoot […]

Linux Boot Process

How Swap memory and RAM work
If you’re a Linux newbie and you want to install any Linux OS like Ubuntu Desktop or Ubuntu Server, RedHat Server  or even CentOS or Fedora or Mint, you always allocate some space for ‘/’ and ‘swap’ before installing. We all know why we need ‘/’. But why do we […]

What is Swap space in Linux?

Example of softlink file
Before diving into Hard Links and Soft Links, we first need to understand what is a Link? In Linux, a file has two parts: Data part. Filename part. Data part of the file is directly linked to the inode. What is inode? Well it is something that stores all the […]

What is Hardlink and Softlink

In the last post we saw how to install Apache web server in Red-Hat distributions. In this post, we’ll see how to install and configure Apache web server in Ubuntu or any Debian distribution. Apache in Debian is way different from Apache in Red-Hat systems. In any Red-Hat distribution, to […]

Apache Web Server in Ubuntu

VLC is the most used and trusted player, in both Windows and Linux Operating Systems. Many windows users also use media player, KMPlayer or Media Classic, but in Linux, no other software can beat VLC. But installing VLC by source method will give a lot of dependencies problems, which frankly […]

How to install VLC in CentOS

If you’re using any Linux distributions, you need to take some pains to install any package. The ‘Next, Next, Yes, Install’ method is not possible in Linux. Team-Viewer is a very handy tool that you SHOULD install in any Linux distributions. TeamViewer allows you to easily ask for help and get […]

How to install Team-Viewer in CentOS

Many of us use external hard-disks for data storing, and backup.Generally all the external hard-disks are of NTFS format only, if you have used it on Windows earlier. using it on Linux will sometimes be a problem. One of the best things about Ubuntu is, it automatically detects a NTFS […]

How to mount ntfs in CentOS

This is just a quick intro of Linux. What is Linux or GNU’s Linux? Everyone has heard about it, some might say android is Linux, some people think there are two Operating Systems, one Windows and other Linux, guys from Computer background generally think Linux is an Operating system, which […]

What is Linux

User Management in Linux is pretty simple and easy to remember. There are only two commands through which you can add new users. ‘useradd’ and ‘adduser’ Both these command do the same task. That is adding a new user. But there’s a little difference between them. ‘adduser’ is the new […]

User Management in Linux.

Live OS. Ok, now very few people actually know what a Live OS is. So in this post we will see What is Live OS and how you can use it to save your data when your windows crashes. Lets consider two situations here. Suppose you downloaded some software or […]


In this post, we will be learning about Linux file systems which are sub directories of ‘/’ If you even have an idea of Linux, you would know, everything comes under ‘/’. While Installing, you can either divide space for each file system and install it or you can simple […]

Linux File Systems ‘/’

LAMP stands for Linux Apache MySql and PHP. Basically LAMP consists of all the applications that are required to create and run a website. For hosting a website, you will need Webserver, which here is Apache. To store the data, we need a database. Here it is MySql. To run […]

Install LAMP in Ubuntu

Installing applications in Linux, is quite different from the way you do in Windows. In windows all you do is, Download the ‘.exe’ file of software Run it, click next, accept license, click next. Wait for the program to install. Click exit. This is all you have to do in […]

Installing Packages in Linux

Nagios is one of the most famous and used application, to check other servers in a network. We can define hosts, and the services we need to monitor, in a ‘.cfg’ file. Once we are done with that, we can enter the IP of the machine on which we installed […]

Install Nagios in Cent OS 6

Ubuntu is a Debian based Operating System. It is now the most used Linux OS for personal use, because of its store. The store gives a graphical interface for installing software’s, which is quite easy to use, because like other Red-Hat based Operating Systems, we need not remember the Package […]

How to install Ubuntu

RedHat server is the standard and the most trusted server in the U.S. It supports all major hardware platforms and thousands of commercial and custom applications. It has been designed in such a way that it supports multicore systems, and at the same time provides scalability. You can use Red-Hat server and […]

How to install RedHat 6.1 Server

Linux Mint just like Ubuntu, is very powerful and easy to use. Based on Debian, it is the most preferred Operating System in Linux after Ubuntu. Its design is very elegant and attractive, plus its interface makes everything simple. Just use it once, and you’ll know why people prefer Mint […]

How to Install Linux Mint

As Ubuntu is of Debian Operating System, Fedora is of RedHat operating System. Fedora emphasizes more on making the Graphical User Interface more interactive and user-friendly. Generally people use two Linux Operating Systems in their home, Ubuntu Or Fedora. Each have their own advantages and disadvantages. in this post we […]

How to install Fedora

Cent OS, commonly known as Community Enterprise Operating System is an open source operating system. Cent OS meets all the RedHat’s redistribution requirements and is generally used in industries where people need a stable Operating System without certification and licensing costs. Cent OS is used mainly as webservers and for […]

How to install CentOS 6.4