Nowadays everyone can afford a VPS – its prices start from $5 per month. Today I will describe the process of setting a PPTP VPN server, that can be used to secure your own Internet connection. If you’re paying for a VPS or even for a server – why paying more for a separate VPN access if you… Read More »
If you need to debug a process in a linux environment, the simplest yet very effective solution should be strace. It can be easily installed with “yum install strace” or “apt-get install strace” depending on the type of Linux you’re on. Here are some usage samples. First of all, if you don’t have a shortcut to strace, you… Read More »
An SFTP server can be accessed with a graphical client or through SFTP commands. SFTP stands for Secret File Transfer Protocol or Secure FTP.
Every system administrator (and most of users) knows the command that allows to get a snapshot of current server state. Today I will teach you how to take the most of this command. Here is how the default output of top command looks like: The top program provides a dynamic real-time view of a running system. It can… Read More »
If you would like to deal with multimedia content streaming, you should add ffmpeg support to your Centos installation. The installation is similar on other Redhat-based linux distributions.
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