Category Archives: Hardware and Networking

How to setup NFS Server

NFS: NFS (Network File System) allows you to ‘share’ a directory located on one networked computer with other computers/devices on that network. NFS is perfect for creating NAS (Networked Attached Storage) in Linux/Unix environment. For more information visit, SettingUpNFSHowTo Setup … Continue reading

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Block ip address using iptables

How to block ip address using iptables Some times we need to block ip address of spammer using iptables when Akismet plugin and recaptcha sometimes doesn’t work for manual spamming. Following example shows how to filter IN and OUT traffic … Continue reading

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How to create ext4 partition from the command-line

How to create ext4 partition from the command-line These commands are destructive. Have backups and be careful using them. To quickly set up a drive up as a single ext4 partition… 1) View detected devices of class “DISK” #sudo lshw … Continue reading

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Linux command to check server configuration and hardware information

Linux command to check server configuration and hardware information, 1. How to View Linux System Information #uname -a #lsb_release -a 2. How to View Linux System Hardware Information #cat /proc/cpuinfo #cat /proc/meminfo #cat /proc/version #lshw #lshw -short #lshw -short -C … Continue reading

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