Category: Linux

How To Optimise MySQL & Apache On cPanel/WHM

On this optimization process we will go over the Apache core configuration and modules that are part of Apache core. We think that with the correct settings of Apache and MySQL you can get excellent results and the correct level of resource use without installing third-party proxy and cache modules. So let’s start,   Apache & PHP […]

How To Use Rsync To Backup Your Data

rsync is a protocol built for Unix-like systems that provides unbelievable versatility for backing up and synchronizing data.  It can be used locally to back up files to different directories or can be configured to sync across the Internet to other hosts. It can be used on Windows systems but is only available through various […]

Install YouTube-DL – A Command Line Video Download Tool for Linux

youtube-dl is a Python based small command-line tool that allows to download videos, Dailymotion, Google Video, Photobucket, Facebook, Yahoo, Metacafe,Depositfiles and few more similar sites. It written in pygtk and requires Python interpreter to run this program, it’s not platform restricted. It should run on any Unix, Windows or in Mac OS Xbased systems. Recently, youtube-dl added video download support for 17 new websites:,, RingTV,, Jukebox, 3sat, CSpan,,,,,,,,, youtube-dl also allows to choose specific avialable video quality format to download […]

Protect Apache using Mod_evasive on RHEL/CentOS & Fedora

How to Install Mod_Evasive in RHEL/CentOS & Fedora As we already installed required dependency packages above, so let’s install the mod_evasive module. Step 1: Installing Mod_Evasive Just run the following commands to install mod_evasive. ## For RHEL/CentOS 6.2/6.1/6/5.8 ## # cd /usr/src # wget # tar xzf mod_evasive_1.10.1.tar.gz # cd mod_evasive # apxs -cia […]

Manage Processes with killall and kill

killall is a tool for ending running processes on your system based on name. In contrast, kill terminates processes based on process ID number or “PID.” kill and killallcan also send specific system signals to processes. Use killall and kill in conjunction with tools including ps to manage processes and end processes that have become stuck or unresponsive when necessary. Usage killall The killall command takes the following form: […]

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