Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials
How to Handle Files with Scilab on Ubuntu 15.04Scilab is an OpenSource Linux software for numerical computation similar to Matlab. This tutorial shows how to handle files and load data into Scilab for later use or processing. Scilab will interpret the code in the file and it's structure and format, etc. To use a file within the Scilab environment, it is necessary to use a number of previous commands that allow both reading and interpretation of the file in question.
The Perfect Server - Ubuntu 15.04 (nginx, BIND, Dovecot and ISPConfig 3)This tutorial shows the steps to install an Ubuntu 15.04 (Vivid Vervet) server with Nginx, PHP, MariaDB, Postfix, pure-ftpd, BIND, Dovecot and ISPConfig 3. ISPConfig 3 is a web hosting control panel that allows you to configure the installed services through a web browser. This setup provides a full hosting server with web, email (inc. spam and antivirus filter), Database, FTP and DNS services.
How to run DOS applications in LinuxChances are that most of you reading along those lines have started your “adventure” in computers through DOS. Although this long deprecated operating system is only running in our memories anymore, it will always hold a special place in our hearts. That said, some of you may still want to drink a sip of nostalgia or show your kids what old days were like by running some MS-DOS applications on your Linux distribution.
Linux: How to burn a CD/DVD through the command lineCarrying out common daily tasks such as burning a DVD through the comfort of a user-friendly graphical interface is, of course, a good thing, but unfortunately things don't always work as expected. When this is the case, Linux users can revert to the good old terminal to get things done no matter what. On this quick tutorial, we will see how Linux users can utilize the terminal to burn audio CDs, data DVDs or ISO images on a disk.
How to install Wordpress with Nginx, MariaDB and HHVM in Ubuntu 15.04HHVM (Hip Hop Virtual Machine) is a just-in-time compiler developed by Facebook to run applications that are written in PHP and Hack language. HHVM is faster than the traditional PHP engine from ZEND and is used by Facebook to serve billions of web requests per day. This tutorial describes the steps to install WordPress with Nginx, MariaDB and HHVM on Ubuntu 15.04 Server.
How to use Stellarium's Oculars plugin to match your opticsThe Stellarium virtual planetarium is one of the most widely used open source specialized tools in the world. It features a captivating dome that counts over 600000 starts, hundreds of constellations and asterisms, planets with their moons and realistic sky effects like atmospheric scattering, shooting stars and supernovae simulation. It can serve as an educational tool, telescope guidance software, position calculator, or even as a rendered for fish-eye projection on domes.
How to monitor CentOS and Ubuntu servers with Pandora FMSPandora FMS (Pandora Flexible Monitoring System) is a flexible and highly scalable monitoring software for networks, servers, applications and virtual environments. In this tutorial I will show you how to install Pandora FMS Server on CentOS 7 and how to add a monitoring agent on Ubuntu 15.04.
How to install PHP 7 (PHP-FPM & FastCGI) for ISPConfig 3 on Debian 8 (Jessie)This tutorial shows how to build the new PHP 7 (Beta) as a PHP-FPM and a FastCGI version on Debian 8 (Jessie). PHP 7 is up to 2 times faster then php 5.6 and 14 times faster then php 5.0 according to the release notes.
How to install and set up multiple chess engines on XBoardXBoard is an open source graphical chess interface that was made to be compatible with the X window system and that can accept mouse moves, support countless chess engines and even allow the playing of chess variations. It can also serve as a front-end for local game analysis, net server based games, or even email chess (auto-parsing of received mail moves and auto-sending of mail when move is done).
How to monitor free disk space at Amazon EC2 with Cloud WatchAmazon AWS is a great platform to develop a Cloud Infrastrucutre, it supposedly covers every aspect that is needed for a whole IT infrastructure and provides also a nice monitoring tool named Cloud Watch. Today I will show you how to monitor free disk space with Cloud watch.