How to back up files from Linux to Gmail?

Below steps shows you how to back up files from Linux to Gmail – # cd / && mkdir backup Now, you need to create a script, which will perform backup and mail it for you. # vim /usr/bin/backup copy and paste the following into the file : cd /backup rm -rf /backup/* cp LIST_OF_FILES …

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How to Recover MySQL root Password in Linux?

To Recover MySQL root password in linux follow below steps – First Stop mysql service. # /etc/init.d/mysqld stop Start MySQL server without password: # mysqld_safe – -skip-grant-tables & Connect to mysql server using mysql client: # mysql -u root Setup new MySQL root user password mysql> use mysql; mysql> update user set password=PASSWORD(“NEW-PASSWORD”) where User=’root’; …

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How to Create RAMDISK in Linux?

RAMDISK is part of system memory which user can use as a normal disk space. The advantage of RAMDISK is faster read and write access in comparison of Hard Disk. By default Ubuntu mounts RAMDISK on /dev/shm/ directory. To setup RAMDISK on other distributions like Fedora or CentOS, you can follow below method. My Laptop’s …

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How to Install Amarok in Linux?

Amarok is a powerful music player for Linux and Unix, MacOS X and Windows with an intuitive interface. It makes playing the music you love and discovering new music easier than ever before. To install Amarok latest version on Ubuntu you need to add its repository # add-apt-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports # apt-get update # apt-get install …

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How to install Rootkit Hunter in linux ?

Below steps shows you how to install Rootkit Hunter in linux – Rkhunter or Rootkit Hunter is a scanning tool that scans back doors, local exploits and also for root kits in your server.

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How to Install Nikto Web Server Scanner in Linux?

Nikto is a web server scanner tool, which performs comprehensive checking against web servers for multiple items, including over 3500 potentially dangerous files/CGIs, versions on over 700 servers, and version specific problems more than 200 servers.   Nikto is built on LibWhisker and can run on any platform which has a Perl environment, and supports …

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How to install Joomla with XAMPP Server?

Do you know What is Joomla and XAMPP and How to install Joomla with XAMPP server locally. So here is all you want : Joomla is a free and Open Source content management system used to create websites. Joomla allows web designers to construct sites by combining modules, and requires basic knowledge of programming to …

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How to Configure Wireless Card Broadcom BCM4312 in Fedora?

Broadcom provides Linux drivers for most of its wireless chip sets. Prior to the release of official drivers from Broadcom, the open source software community had various workarounds. Some people used Windows drivers through ndiswrapper. Others used fwcutter. STEP 1: Enable the RPM Fusion repositories # rpm -ivh http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-stable.noarch.rpm # rpm -ivh http://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/fedora/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-stable.noarch.rpm STEP 2: Update the system # yum update …

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How to Install Windows Font in Linux?

Install windows fonts using one of mentioned method. Method 1: Copy the *.ttf (True Type Fonts) fonts like Arial, Tahoma, Verdana, Courier New and Times New Roman from the windows partition to the fonts:// location in nautilus. Method 2: For Ubuntu users, and since Ubuntu does not have a root account, they find difficulty in …

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How to Reset User Password in Linux?

# passwd User_Name # passwd ******** # passwd ********* Sample outputs: Enter new UNIX password: Retype new UNIX password: passwd: password updated successfully To Change Your Own Password or as a normal user, Simply type the passwd command: $ passwd Sample outputs: (current) UNIX password: Enter new UNIX password: Retype new UNIX password: passwd: password …

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How to Use Masquerade functionality of Sendmail in Linux?

With the help of masquerading functionality of sendmail, your outgoing email appears from [email protected] instead of [email protected] This will also hide your internal user name or host name from rest of the world or unsecured environment. So this masquerading functionality of sendmail rewrites the hostname in the address of outgoing mail. Sendmail configuration for masquerading …

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How to Activate Fedora Linux Root User Login?

Fedora Linux uses pam module called pam_succeed_if.so for its authentication.Default configuration of this module blocks root login using GUI. STEP 1: Login as a Normal User. STEP 2: Open the terminal and use your favourite text editor like vim or gedit to open the /etc/pam.d/gdm. # su -c “vim /etc/pam.d/gdm” STEP 3: Comment the following …

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