Vinayak Pandey

Test Your Troubleshooting Skills With Trouble-Maker

Trouble-Maker, as the name suggests, is a Linux tool that, when installed in a system, randomly selects a problem from its list and actually creates it on the system. The idea behind using…

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Set Up Your Own Chat Server

Chatting and Instant Messaging applications are used regularly at workplaces and for personal reasons. So how about setting up your own chat server? This article shows you how… Let’s use Openfire, a cross-platform, open…

Set Up a Certificate Authority in RHEL5

Security certificates are widely used for authentication. This article explores how to set up a Certificate Authority in RHEL5. Security certificates are basically used for authentication purposes and you must have encountered a…

Easy and Secure File Transferring with WinSCP

Easy and Secure File Transferring with WinSCP Working in a multi-OS environment often requires transferring files between two machines running entirely different operating systems. Even home users who like a range of OSs…

Deploy a DNS Server in a Secure Way

BIND (Berkeley Internet Name Domain) is one of the more widely used DNS servers. This article guides readers on how to deploy a BIND DNS server in a secure way by implementing three…

Deploying a Ticket Request System with OTRS

In the current business scenario, customer management plays a major role in the success or failure of a company. Tracking issues and giving clients the necessary support and assistance in real time is…

Deploying a Ticket Request System with OTRS

In the current business scenario, customer management plays a major role in the success or failure of a company. Tracking issues and giving clients the necessary support and assistance in real time is…

Use Fedena to Manage Your School

Fedena is an open source tool developed by Bengaluru-based Foradian Technologies that can automate the tasks of managing a school. This article covers its features, with detailed installation instructions. A number of open…

Learn the Art of Linux Troubleshooting

Here are some valuable tips to help you find important system files in RHEL 5, which get deleted by accident. Everything seems fine when your Linux machine works just the way you want…

Playing Hide and Seek with Passwords

Passwords are used in many ways for security in computers, from BIOS management to logging in to your user account; from accessing hard disk contents, to restricting access to specific services. For Linux,…

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