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How to install Resilio Sync on Linux using packages

As one of the most powerful P2P data distribution app, Sync from Resilio can be installed on a Linux OS using multiple install methods. Today we are going to show you how to install Sync “the Linux way” – using packages and a tool such as “yum” to download and install the package. To install the […]

Using Cron to automate tasks on a Linux VPS

Using Cron to automate tasks on a Linux VPS

The most common way to automate tasks in Linux is through cron jobs. By doing so, you will let the tasks run in the background while you carry on your work, without worrying about manual initialization of any of those tasks. Cron itself is a daemon, or a program running in the background. Cron jobs […]

How to Speed Up Drupal Using Varnish on an Ubuntu 16.04 VPS

In this tutorial, we are going to provide you with step by step instructions on how to speed Up Drupal using Varnish on an Ubuntu 16.04 VPS. Drupal is one of the leading open source content management platforms. At the time of writing this tutorial, the latest stable version of Drupal is 8.3.2 and it […]

How to Open Ports in Ubuntu and CentOS using IPtables

Having a properly configured firewall is very important for the overall security on your server. In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to set up your firewall and open the ports you need on your Linux VPS. While there are few powerful tools to manage the firewall on a Linux server, we […]

Secure your SSH using two-factor authentication on Ubuntu 16.04

In this tutorial, we will describe the necessary steps to configure two-factor authentication (2FA) using Google authenticator on an Ubuntu 16.04 VPS. This application includes implementations of one-time passcode generators for several mobile platforms. This method adds another layer of protection to your server adding an extra step to the basic login procedure. Login to […]