Monthly Archives: December 2015

How to Setup DirectAdmin Hosting Control Panel on CentOS 6 / 7

for those who do not want to spend the money on cPanel, DirectAdmin has always been an interesting alternative. This is a good write up explaining how to set it up.

Direct Admin is a Graphical User Interface (GUI) web hosting control panel that provides you the administrative options for managing all the parts of your hosting account and can be used for the management of web hosting and making your users easier to perform common web hosting account management […]

How to Sync Files/Directories Using Rsync with Non-standard SSH Port

How to Sync Files/Directories Using Rsync with Non-standard SSH Port

this is a useful summary that helps document the steps needed to be taken if you change your default SSH port from 22 to something else and then have trouble getting rsync to work

Today, we will be discussing about how to sync files using rsync with non-standard SSH port. You might wonder why do we need to use non-standard SSH port? It is because of security reasons. Everybody knows 22 is the SSH default port. Rsync Files Over SSH Non-standard Port So, […]

How to Install and Use ‘yum-utils’ to Maintain Yum and Boost its Performance

How to Install and Use ‘yum-utils’ to Maintain Yum and Boost its Performance

CentOS has always been my favourite flavour or Linux, and by virtue of that fact Yum has always been my favorite command line install tool. It does just make life so much easier than downloading source files and compiling them. I have however never taken the time to read up more about Yum and yum-utils, so this is a great article that helps solve some issues and providers for general smooth runnings…

Regardless of Fedora starting to adopt dnf as the new package manager and default package management library, it will not replace good old yum package manager for good in other spinoff distributions (such as Red Hat Enterprise Linux ( RHEL ) and CentOS ) until it has proven to […]