How to Setup SOCKS5 Proxy Server on Linux Using MicroSocks

VPNs are popular these days, but many users still prefer using a SOCKS proxy to tunnel network connections through them, as it offers faster internet connections and is ideal for managing torrent traffic, despite the generic drawback of unencrypted traffic. You can even access blocked

Reset the WordPress Admin Password Using CLI (via 2 Methods)

WordPress is a popular CMS for bloggers and journalists, offering a range of features, including multi-user management, allowing admins to create separate accounts for different users with varying privileges. The rule of thumb is to hand over the username and password to the user after

How to Check PHP Version in Linux (via 4 Methods)

PHP is a popular scripting language used in the backend during web development to take the client request, process the request and respond to it, or execute MySQL queries. Many popular CMS (content management systems), such as WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, Laravel, Magento, Symfony, and many

Hoarder: A Bookmark and Note Taking App (Install via Docker)

Hoarder is a fantastic app for keeping your notes, images, and bookmarks in a single place. It’s a free, open-source, and self-hostable application for bookmarking that offers AI-based automatic tagging and full-text search, powered by the one and only ChatGPT. After giving it a try

What is Xargs and How to Use it (with 13 Examples)

Xargs is a fantastic command-line tool used to read data streams from the standard input of one command and pass them as arguments to another command when combined via piping. You can seamlessly pair it with various other commands, such as find, rm, cp, mkdir,

Create Desktop Shortcut for AppImage in Linux (3 Methods)

Today I’ll show you how easily and quickly you can create a desktop shortcut for an AppImage, file, script, or app on Linux. All methods mentioned here will work for all Linux distributions, whether it’s Debian, Ubuntu, Red Hat, Fedora, Arch, Manjaro, or others. I

How to Set Up UFW Firewall on Ubuntu 24.04 (for Beginners)

Uncomplicated Firewall (UFW) is a built-in command-line tool for Ubuntu and Ubuntu-based distributions that allows users to easily and quickly create and manage firewalls. If you are planning to allow or restrict incoming/outgoing traffic for HTTP, HTTPS, SSH, FTP, and various other protocols, you can

How to Install Symfony Framework in Linux (for Beginners)

Symfony Framework is a free and open-source PHP framework that includes a collection of reusable PHP components. It’s a vast library of PHP components that can help to speed up the development process, ease maintenance, eliminate repetitive coding, and ensure top-notch security. Despite being a

Display Memory Statistics With Free command on Linux

The Linux free command displays the total amount of used and free memory, swap memory (if enabled), and the cache/buffer used by the kernel. This information can be used by a system administrator to investigate whether there is a sudden spike in server resource consumption.

How to Install and Use Doas on Linux (with 9 Examples)

Doas is a privilege escalation program similar to sudo. It was originally designed for OpenBSD, which allows users to run commands as if they were another user (e.g., root), and later, due to its simplicity and unique functionality, it was ported to many other Linux

How to Disable Avahi-Daemon Without Uninstalling in Linux

To disable “avahi-daemon” without uninstalling, you need to first stop the “avahi-daemon” service and then disable it, which will prevent it from starting automatically at boot. 📝 If you come across the “Job for avahi-daemon.service canceled” or “triggering units are still active“, just ignore them