Category: Linux

How To Setup Virtualisation With KVM On A CentOS (SolusVM Slave)

Steps To Setup: Part 1 – Disk Setup Fdisk is the most commonly used command to check the partitions on a disk. The fdisk command can display the partitions and details like file system type. However it does not report the size of each partitions. $ sudo fdisk -l You cannot create a Linux partition […]

Adding Secondary IP Addresses (CentOS/RHEL)

There are plenty of reasons you would need to add secondary IP addresss (and everyone agrees that SEO is not one of them). Getting a secondary IP address is a simple process if it is done for the right reasons and done correctly. You do NOT need additional NIC cards but you will be creating […]

Add GNOME to a CentOS Minimal Install

Introduction In most instances, the Linux servers I setup are used to host the Oracle database software and only require using the Command-Line Interface (CLI) for the OS. This is beneficial because I only need to perform a minimal installation and can add only those required Linux packages (RPMs) needed to support the database. However, […]

Resetting Root Password Using Rescue Mode

It’s been a million dollar question for anyone who is stuck and don’t remember the root password, If you are not able to reset the password for your Linux Server then you will need to place the server into rescue mode and chroot the file system of the server and run passwd to update the root password. Sounds […]

How To Increase Page Load Speed with Apache KeepAlive

The KeepAlive directive for Apache allows a single request to download multiple files. So on a typical page load, the client may need to download HTML, CSS, JS, and images. When KeepAlive is set to “On”, all of these files can be downloaded in a single request. If KeepAlive is set to “Off”, each file […]

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