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How to Clear Memory Cache on Linux

By default, every Linux OS has an efficient memory management system used to clear the buffer cache periodically. You can manually free up the memo ...

How to Change default MySQL Data Directory in Linux

As a System Administrator I don’t prefer to use / directory to store MySQL data files. Each time when I install MySQL for a production server, I tr ...

How to Change a Default MySQL/MariaDB Data Directory in Linux

For example, based on the expected use of the database server, we may want to change the default data directory (/var/lib/mysql) to a different locat ...

How to block an IP address from visiting a website

There are many reasons you may need to block an IP address from visiting your website. For example, to prevent particular users doing malicious th ...

Google Chrome 72 Released – Install on RHEL/CentOS and Fedora

Google Chrome is a freeware web browser developed by Google Inc. Google Chrome team proudly announced the release of Google Chrome 72 on February 6, ...

Ffmpeg on Centos 7 and Centos 6

Login to server via SSHBelow steps are for Centos 7yum -y install epel-releaserpm –import http://li.nux.ro/download/nux/RPM-GPG-KEY-nux.r ...

Basic DoS/DDoS Mitigation with the CSF Firewall

Denial of Service (DoS) and Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are common threats that every publicly accessible web server faces. The pu ...

[HOWTO] Install CSF + Use it’s GUI in VestaCP

Hi guys, I managed to install the CSF GUI (online web interface) on my VestaCP. I'm going to put up a tutorial soon on how to add this, it was quit ...
Automatically restart MySQL on Centos, Ubuntu

Automatically restart MySQL on Centos, Ubuntu

Hey guys!If your facing MySQL service down problem. But you would like MySQL automatic restart if it, for any reason stops.Maybe you have small s ...
How to use nano or vim as editor for CronTab

How to use nano or vim as editor for CronTab

If you want to use an editor, when opening CronTab file. And not just use the default for your system. You must need to use VISUAL environment variab ...