How to Install ProFTPD on Ubuntu 22.04

Ubuntu 22.04 ProFTPD

The File Transfer Protocol (FTP) is still a widely used technology to move files over a computer network. It is famous for being lightweight, and easy to set up and use. FTP has a bad reputation as an insecure protocol because it transmits passwords and data in plain text. However, modern FTP servers like ProFTPD … Read more

How to scan a Debian server for rootkits with Rkhunter

Scan Debian for Rootkits

Rkhunter stands for “Rootkit Hunter” is a free and open-source vulnerability scanner for Linux operating systems. It scans for rootkits, and other possible vulnerabilities including, hidden files, wrong permissions set on binaries, suspicious strings in kernel etc. It compares the SHA-1 hashes of all files in your local system with the known good hashes in … Read more

13 Tips for Tuning and Optimizing MySQL and MariaDB

MySQL and MariaDB Performance Optimization

MySQL and MariaDB are the most widely used relational database management systems (RDMS) when it comes to website hosting and CMS systems such as Joomla, WordPress, Drupal, and Typo 3. In this article, I will explain how to speed up and optimize your MySQL and MariaDB database server. Store MySQL data in the separate partitions … Read more

6 Ways to get Debian version information

Debian Version

We may need to know which version of the Debian operating system we have installed on our computer. This can be useful in various situations, such as when we need to download a software build for a particular version of our current operating system, or when we need to access online support or deal with … Read more

6 Ways to Open Folders in Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

Ubuntu Open Folders

Opening folders in Ubuntu is one of the basic tasks you will perform daily as a regular Ubuntu user. While there are many ways to do it, each of us has our own preferences when it comes to accessing folders in our system. In this article, we’ll explain several ways you can: Open a Folder … Read more

Install Flameshot Screenshot Tool in Ubuntu 22.04

Ubuntu Screenshot Tool

Flameshot is an open-source screenshot and annotation tool designed for Linux, macOS, and Windows systems. The best thing about this screenshot tool is that it operates with both the graphical user interface as well as the command-line interface. It is a very easy-to-use screenshot tool that provides users with a high level of flexibility and … Read more

How to Change the Hostname on Ubuntu

Ubuntu Hostname

In a local area network (LAN) environment, computer systems must communicate with each other based on their IP addresses. Learning and retaining these IP addresses, and passing them on when needed, is a tricky business. To avoid such problems, users rename the hostname of their system. The simpler hostnames allow all computer users to coordinate … Read more

How to create and run a shell script in Ubuntu 22.04

Ubuntu Shell (Bash) Script

A script is used in Linux and has written commands into it according to work specifications and assignments. On executing such a script, each command in the script executes in order one by one. The shell is the user-written commands interpreter. A Shell script helps a user with writing and executing multiple commands at the … Read more

How to Install Putty SSH Client on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

Putty on Ubuntu 22.04

Putty is the most widely used SSH and telnet client for Microsoft Windows operating systems. It is used to remotely access and configure devices such as servers, switches, and routers. Putty, being a free and open-source utility, is also popular among Linux users. Another reason for its popularity is its features which include session management, … Read more

How to Change the Keyboard Layout in Debian Desktop

Debian Keyboard Layout

The keyboard in Linux operating system comes in a variety of layouts for different languages. Even for a single language, there are several layouts. When using our systems, many of us like to use our native language as the main input language. The Debian operating system allows us to add any language as the primary … Read more