This is a short introduction to SSH tunnelling (also known as “port forwarding”). we have tried to describe it with some simple examples. Let’s define our sample setup: We have a PC at home called linuxhome. We want to connect…

Some times while editing any configuration files on linux or unix server, we need to do check spellings. For that we go for help of dictionary. But we can do this in vi editor itself, while editing it. Just for…

We know that in corporate network there are both Linux and proprietary software desktops. In such environment if you want to access your proprietary software machine from your Linux desktop, at that time you can use “Rdesktop” tool. With this…

You can recover MySQL database server password with following five easy steps. Step # 1: Stop the MySQL server process. Step # 2: Start the MySQL (mysqld) server/daemon process with the –skip-grant-tables option so that it will not prompt for…

Hi all, Many time we came across systems where root (/) filesystem is mounted read only (ro) and we need to edit some configuration files but we can not until we remount it with read write (rw) priveleges. Say for…

Linux System Configuration and the proc filesystem The /proc filesystem The /proc is a virtual filesystem which is getting mounted everything when your system starts. It is used to store many system configuration parameters. It is a filesystem that resides…

Hi All, In this article I want to quickly show you specific steps to install PostgreSQL 8 database on CENTOS Linux 5. As we all know that we can use yum to install packages / softwares, I am using yum…