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  • How to install ProtonVPN on Linux | FOSS Linux

    A VPN, short for Virtual Private Network, creates an encrypted virtual tunnel and routes all the incoming and outgoing data through it. This helps to disguise your IP address and make your location invisible, even your ISP. As such, you cannot only stay reassured that no one will be spying on what you do online, but it also helps you access geographically-locked content.

  • How to install Room EQ Wizard on Linux | FOSS Linux

    Room EQ Wizard or REW is a room acoustic software that everyone in the music world obsessed with perfecting their sound engineering skills should try it out. It is a free java software application that performs room acoustic analysis. It measures and analyzes the responses of a room and a loudspeaker regarding the availed sound settings.

    Whether you are in the comfort of your home theater, music or film studio, or a customized listening room, you will want these sound environments to have the perfect acoustic responses. To achieve such an objective, REW will optimize these acoustics such that you can determine an ideal listening position or locations for your subwoofers and speakers.

  • Linux Desktop Fun: Bonsai tree generator for CLI lovers - nixCraft

    onsai (盆栽) is nothing but planting in a try. It is old age Japanese art of growing small trees in pots. Now you can do that with your Linux or Unix terminal easily for fun and profit. Let us look into the Bonsai tree generator called cbonsai created in Clang and Bash.

  • Install MKVToolNix 53.0.0 In Ubuntu 20.04 / Fedora | Tips On UNIX

    This tutorial will be helpful for beginners to install MKVToolNix 53.0.0 in Ubuntu 20.04, Ubuntu 20.10, and Fedora 33.

    MKVToolNix recently released a new version 53.0.0 and users are recommended to upgrade to this version, due to bugfixes and new features added to this release.

    As you know MKVToolNix is an open-source software to create, alter and inspect Matroska files. MKVToolNix is available to end-users as a graphical and command line.

  • How to Remove Bloatware From Your Samsung Android Mobile Phone - LinuxConfig.org

    Bloatware is a type of software which is installed by the product vendor (like Samsung) on top of the Android operating system in your mobile phone. But do you need all this extra software? The name clarifies; it makes your mobile bloated. Much of the utilities and services installed on your phone are simply not required, and at times may be annoying or consuming a fair bit of battery. Uninstalling a lot of these may buy you an extra day or two of battery power.

  • How to use SED command ? SED with examples - LinuxTechLab

    In this tutorial, we will learn how to use the SED command, with the help of some SED command examples.

    Sed command or Stream Editor is one of the most utilized utilities for Linux systems. It is mainly used for text substitution, find/replace operations & also other text manipulations like search, insertions deletion. We can also use regex or regular expressions with sed command, which further increases its usability. With the sed command, we can perform all the operations on a file without opening it.

  • How to password protect a directory with Nginx authentication - nixCraft

    I need to restrict access to /app/ directory on Nginx. How do I set up password protect a directory with Nginx .htpasswd authentication on Linux or Unix-like systems?

  • How To Install Python On Linux 2.x/3.x latest version
  • Fedora 33 : Roblox and Wine.

    Because I tried to install this platform, I will show you what works and what doesn't.
    At this moment Roblox Player cannot be run with Wine.
    I tested two ways to run it.

Monitor HAProxy with Grafana and Prometheus

  • Monitor HAProxy with Grafana and Prometheus (haproxy_exporter)

    We are going to install haproxy_exporter and configure Prometheus to monitor HAProxy servers.

    The haproxy_exporter service scrapes HAProxy stats and exports them via HTTP for Prometheus consumption.

  • How to create a Web App launcher icon in Linux with WebApp Manager - Real Linux User

    More and more applications are being offered web based, which can be a good development as it makes certain applications available on platforms that were previously not in the scope of many commercial developers. With just a good web browser, nowadays there are suddenly many more applications in reach for us Linux users. Think of very popular applications such as Notion, Asana and Figma, which now can also be used by Linux users via the browser for your second brain-, planning- and web design needs. But even though these powerful applications are easily accessible by simply typing the web address in your browser, many of us prefer to have an app icon in our panel or applications overview that takes us directly to the web application, like with native applications. In this article I will explain how to create a Web App launcher icon in Linux with Webapp Manager.

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  • How to install go1.19beta on Ubuntu 22.04 – NextGenTips

    In this tutorial, we are going to explore how to install go on Ubuntu 22.04 Golang is an open-source programming language that is easy to learn and use. It is built-in concurrency and has a robust standard library. It is reliable, builds fast, and efficient software that scales fast. Its concurrency mechanisms make it easy to write programs that get the most out of multicore and networked machines, while its novel-type systems enable flexible and modular program constructions. Go compiles quickly to machine code and has the convenience of garbage collection and the power of run-time reflection. In this guide, we are going to learn how to install golang 1.19beta on Ubuntu 22.04. Go 1.19beta1 is not yet released. There is so much work in progress with all the documentation.

  • molecule test: failed to connect to bus in systemd container - openQA bites

    Ansible Molecule is a project to help you test your ansible roles. I’m using molecule for automatically testing the ansible roles of geekoops.

  • How To Install MongoDB on AlmaLinux 9 - idroot

    In this tutorial, we will show you how to install MongoDB on AlmaLinux 9. For those of you who didn’t know, MongoDB is a high-performance, highly scalable document-oriented NoSQL database. Unlike in SQL databases where data is stored in rows and columns inside tables, in MongoDB, data is structured in JSON-like format inside records which are referred to as documents. The open-source attribute of MongoDB as a database software makes it an ideal candidate for almost any database-related project. This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you the step-by-step installation of the MongoDB NoSQL database on AlmaLinux 9. You can follow the same instructions for CentOS and Rocky Linux.

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  • Self-host a Ghost Blog With Traefik

    Ghost is a very popular open-source content management system. Started as an alternative to WordPress and it went on to become an alternative to Substack by focusing on membership and newsletter. The creators of Ghost offer managed Pro hosting but it may not fit everyone's budget. Alternatively, you can self-host it on your own cloud servers. On Linux handbook, we already have a guide on deploying Ghost with Docker in a reverse proxy setup. Instead of Ngnix reverse proxy, you can also use another software called Traefik with Docker. It is a popular open-source cloud-native application proxy, API Gateway, Edge-router, and more. I use Traefik to secure my websites using an SSL certificate obtained from Let's Encrypt. Once deployed, Traefik can automatically manage your certificates and their renewals. In this tutorial, I'll share the necessary steps for deploying a Ghost blog with Docker and Traefik.