March 6, 2021

Category: Basics

How to monitor user activity in Linux with Acct
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How to monitor user activity in Linux with Acct

Acct is an open source application that we can use to monitor user activity in Linux. This tool comes with the functionality of running in the background and tracking user activity. It also reports what are the system resources are being consumed by the users. In this guide, we will see how to install and […]

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SSH Command explained in 5 simple steps
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SSH Command explained in 5 simple steps

Secure Shell (SSH) is a network protocol that is used to create a secure encrypted connection between 2 computer systems. Once the connection has been established, the user can do the following tasks on the remote system Execute commands on the server X11 tunneling Port forwarding, and more There are mainly 2 parties involved when […]

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Netstat : Master it with these 6 steps
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Netstat : Master it with these 6 steps

Netstat is a command line utility that can be used to list out all the network connections on a system. It lists out all the tcp, udp socket connections and the unix socket connections. Netstat also displays various network related information such as network connections, routing tables, interface statistics, masquerade connections, multicast memberships etc. In this […]

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npm package manager – install and use on Centos 7
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npm package manager – install and use on Centos 7

Introduction Node.js is a Javascript platform for server-side programming that allows users to build network applications quickly. JavaScript is a client-side programming language, which means it’s processed within the user’s browser. With the advent of Node.js, JavaScript can also be used as a server-side language. By leveraging Javascript on both the front-end and the back-end, […]

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Understanding namespaces and cgroups in Linux

Introduction Namespaces and cgroups are the building blocks on which the foundation of containers has been laid. In this post, we will explore what are namespaces and cgroups along with brief descriptions of their various types.   What is a namespace? You may consider a namespace as a global system wrapper. It means it takes […]

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