How to change the Hostname on CentOS 8

Change CentOS Hostname

The hostname is also known as a computer, device, or domain name that is given to a computer when it connects with the internet. The hostname has to be unique in the network and is assigned during the operating system installation. It may also assigned dynamically when a virtual machine is created. In CentOS 8, … Read more

How to change the MAC Address on CentOS 8

CentOS MAC Address change

If you don’t want to expose your device MAC address while connecting to Public WIFI’s or maybe the firewall or router blocked the specific MAC address, changing of MAC address to access internet service without being exposing the original MAC address. Changing of MAC address is also known as MAC Spoofing or FAKE address. In … Read more

How to install Nginx on CentOS 8

CentOS Nginx

Nginx is an open-source high-performance web server that is often used as a reserve proxy with HTTP server capabilities, web server, load balancer, caching- and media streaming software. The structure of Nginx is event-driven which enables it to process multiple requests at the same time. It is more scalable than Apache. Nginx is able to … Read more

How to hide a file or directory on CentOS

Hide File or Directory

Most of the time you share your Linux desktop system with your friends or colleagues while you are working at the workplace. So, you need to hide your personal files as well as directories from others. For this purpose, you have to create hidden files or folders that are not visible to everyone. Some Linux … Read more

How to install PostgreSQL Database Server CentOS 8

CentOS PostgreSQL

PostgreSQL, also known as Postgres, is an open-source relational database management system (RDBMS) that implements the Structural Query Language (SQL). PostgreSQL is an enterprise-class SQL Database server that allows you to build fault-tolerant and complex applications. It stores and organizes data and allows the retrieval of information in a structural way. PostgreSQL has many advanced … Read more

How to install VLC Media Player 3 on CentOS 8

VLC Media Player

VLC is one of the most popular media players, also known as VideoLAN client. It was developed by the VideoLAN project, which is a non-profit company. It is an open source, free and cross-platform framework that lets you play multimedia files, for example, audio CD, VCD, DVD, CD and other supported media protocols. VLC is … Read more

How to install Opera browser on CentOS 8

Opera Browser

Opera is a stable web browser built with the Webkit engine. It is easy to install most of the Google Chrome extensions on the Opera browser. This browser runs on various operating systems such as Linux, Microsoft Windows and macOS. Opera browser has a built-in plugin to block ads and also saves battery life. Moreover, … Read more