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Debian vs CentOS

Introduction CentOS and Debian are on top of the list on Linux distributions. While having loads of choices from the list of Linux distros, choosing the right one might be a challenge. In this article, we will take the top two distros: Debian vs CentOS and run a thorough comparison.    Choosing one of them can be a difficult task as both have their advantages in many aspects. CentOS is an open-source Linux distribution that is used by big enterprises for server building. It is...

How to upgrade CentOS 7 to 8

How to upgrade CentOS 7 to 8

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Jan, 21

Upgrading a system is an essential part of staying updated in modern technologies to use new features. On 24 September 2019, CentOS officially released their CentOS version 8.0, and everyone started looking to upgrade their system from CentOS 7 to 8. CentOS offers multiple features and newly developed software support, so it is good to go for the CentOS 8 instead of CentOS 7. If you are also looking to get the upgrade done with the smoothest way possible, you're in the right place. Read the...

How To Reset Forgotten Root Password On CentOS 7

In this tutorial we will show you How To Reset Your Forgotten Root Password On CentOS 7 Servers. You can use this simple trick to reset your forgotten root password for CentOS 7 servers. This tutorial will be handy for administrators who are locked out of their CentOS machine and can’t sign on. Note: This trick will only work if you have direct access to the machine. Since you need boot menu access to do this trick, you can’t reset the root password if you’re remotely...

How to to Reset Forgotten root Password in CentOS

In this tutorial we will show you an easy way to reset forgotten root password in CentOS. You can use this article to reset the forgotten root password in CentOS 6.0/6.1/6.2/6.3/6.4/6.5 and Fedora 16/17/18/19/20. First, to reset the root password we must boot the linux system in single user mode. How to Reset Forgotten root Password in CentOS In order to reset forgotten root password in CentOS 6.0/6.1/6.2/6.3/6.4/6.5 and Fedora 16/17/18/19/20 follow below...

Install Webmin on CentOS 7

Install Webmin on CentOS 7

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Feb, 18

In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to install webmin on CentOS 7 operating system. Webmin is a web-based interface for system administration for Linux-based servers. It's one of the most popular open source hosting control panels. Webmin allows you to create new accounts to manage file permissions, install applications and services easily from any modern web browser. Instead of using the command, you can install Webmin and perform all system management from a web browser...

Configure Static IP in CentOS 7

Configure Static IP in CentOS 7

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Feb, 18

In CentOS 7 and other Linux distributions, default protocol for network configuration is DHCP. If you need to set static IP on your server, you must configure it. In this tutorial we will show you how to configure static IP in CentOS 7 furthermore, you will get familiar with nmtui command. Configure Static IP in CentOS 7 Step 1: First, verify your network adapter status using the following command: systemctl status NetworkManager.service This command will display you weather your network...

Install LEMP on CentOS 7

Install LEMP on CentOS 7

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Jan, 18

To enable a server to host dynamic websites and web apps, there is a software stack called LEMP. LEMP is a group of open source software that is typically installed together. LEMP is actually an acronym which represents the Linux operating system, with the ENginx web server. To store site data, LEMP uses MariaDB database , and to process dynamic content it uses PHP. Nginx replaces the popular Apache package found in LAMP stack. In this guide, we will install a LEMP stack on an CentOS 7...

Install xrdp on CentOS 7

Install xrdp on CentOS 7

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Jan, 18

In order to RDP to your Linux server from Windows, we can use xrdp. Xrdp is an open source remote desktop protocol server that is capable of accepting connections from rdesktop, freerdp, and remote desktop clients. In this guide we will help you to set up xrdp server in CentOS 7. Install xrdp on CentOS 7 Step 1:  Do not forget to install Gnome on CentOS 7. Step 2:   Install and configure the EPEL repository using below command: rpm -Uvh...

Install Gnome GUI on CentOS 7

Install Gnome GUI on CentOS 7

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Jan, 18

If you are a Linux system admin, you spend most of your time on working in terminal. It is probable that you like to work on GUI instead of a terminal. By default, CentOS 7 installed as the minimal server, and you can change installation type at setup steps. Imagine you have installed CentOS 7 with default installation type and you need GUI environment ; in this guide we will help you to install Gnone GUI on CentOS 7 on the top of the minimal server installation. Notice: Linux distributions...

Install Bind on CentOS 7

Install Bind on CentOS 7

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Jan, 18

Bind is a DNS service that can be installed on most Linux distributions and its high popularity is for both high performance and being free. BIND, like other DNS servers, has a standardized and integrated architecture, and has the ability to add multiple domains. In this tutorial we will learn how to Install Bind on CentOS 7. Install Bind on CentOS 7 Update your CentOS using the below command: yum update –y Reboot your server after updating CentOS: reboot Now, Install bind and its...