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How to check hard disk health on Linux using smartmontools

If there is something that you never want to happen on your Linux system, that is having hard drives die on you without any warning. … 1,461 more words


How to install and use vnstat (Network Traffic Monitor) in linux

vnStat is a console-based network traffic monitor for Linux and BSD that keeps a log of network traffic for the selected interface(s). It uses the network interface statistics provided by the kernel as information source. 474 more words


Set the Default Size of Terminator

Terminator is an alternative of gnome-terminal. It has the multiple windows terminals capability. Be default, the window size is small, so it’s useful to set its default size larger. 102 more words


Deploying to production!

We will use Capistrano.

Quoting from the official –

Capistrano is a framework for building automated deployment scripts

I’ll summarize the setup steps (from the git instruction), and then we’ll do a full demonstration of deploying, using two centos servers, one as the dev server, and the other as the prod server.

Setup steps



Setting up a Centos server

Following this post, we will set up a Centos server from scratch, with some basic features:

  • Updating  the server
  • Creating a working user (other that root)
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It’s funny how a fill in distro ends up becoming your new permanent OS. I have been using Linux Mint 18 (Sarah) for the last two weeks and I have really enjoyed using this OS. 336 more words

How to disable IPv6

To disable ipv6, you have to open /etc/sysctl.conf using any text editor and insert the following lines at the end: 102 more words