How to install and configure DHCP Server on Centos 8

CentOS DHCP Server

DHCP (Dynamic host configuration protocol) used to assign an IP address automatically to Mobile, Laptop, PC, and other network devices so they can communicate. It employs a connectionless service model, using the UDP (User Datagram Protocol). DHCP uses a well-known UDP port 67 for the DHCP Server and the UDP Port 68 for the client. … Read more

How to Install and Configure Samba on CentOS 8

CentOS Samba Server Installation

Samba is a free and open-source implementation of the Windows SMB (CIVFS) protocol that allows us to share files, folders, and printers between Linux and Windows Operating System simply and seamlessly. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install and configure Samba on CentOS 8. Install Samba packages To install samba packages in … Read more

How to get system hardware details on CentOS 8

Get System Hardware Details

When working on a Linux distribution, the user may need to know about hardware and basic system information of the current working system. Regardless of whether you are a software developer or a normal Linux user, it might be necessary to check software and hardware system compatibility. The command-line Linux system provides built-in commands through … Read more

How to find and kill Zombie Processes in CentOS 8

CentOS Zombie process

In UNIX and Linux Operating System, Zombie processes also known as defunct processes, are those which are still running after the complete execution of the process but it still remains in the process table. In this tutorial, we will learn how to check and kill Zombie processes in CentOS 8. How to find zombie/defunct processes … Read more

How to use mtr traceroute Command on CentOS 8

CentOS MTR Traceroute

MTR is known as Matt’s traceroute. It is a simple and cross-platform utility for network diagnostic that is used for most of the command-line systems. This tool is not so popular but provides the features of both traceroute and ping programs. As similar to the traceroute program, the Mtr tool is also used to print … Read more

How to install XAMPP on CentOS 8


XAMPP is a cross-platform used as a local host, providing them a suitable environment for developers to test web applications before transferring data to remote servers. XAMPP is an open-source Apache distribution of a PHP development environment. It consists of the cross-platform software Apache, Maria DB, PHP, and Perl. XAMPP package is not available on … Read more