How to install Python modules in Linux


Python, everyone’s best friend. This is because if you are reading this on your Linux distribution, you are likely using Python in some way right now under the surface. This is because many distributions depend on the dependability and robust nature of Python. One of those features is module installation. Being able to install a […]

3 Internet Video Downloaders to BOOST your Media Collection!


You know that feeling of making a kick ass YouTube playlist, forgetting about it, then revisiting it a week or perhaps even months later and you find that your playlist has been gutted by deleted or privat-ed entries? The worst part about it is that that YouTube never tells you what got deleted, just “poof”, […]

Accessing your entire network remotely with Shellngn


SSH is one of the best ways to securely access a remote server, typically through a terminal. This is cool and all but what if you aren’t at your workstation? shellngn is a multi protocol (ssh/rdp/vnc/sftp) client, that comes in two flavors (PRO and Cloud), both of which require a subscription to use. shellngn is […]

Manage Monit Instances Remotely with SSH Port Forwarding


We brought you Monit, where we showed you how to install Monit on a Debian server. If you missed it then check it out so to help you get up to speed. We configured email alerts and a few services. Did you know you could actually see a panel right in your browser from your […]

4 Best Linux Server Management Tools to be a lazy SysAdmin


Server administration can quickly turn into a chore if you neglect checking on security, backing up, running updates, scanning logs, etc – it can quickly become a hassle. CLIs are cool and everything but developing a 1000 yard stare deep into a terminal emulator isn’t everyone’s idea of a fun Saturday night. So if you […]

Staying up to date with your Hard Drive with SmartMon Tools


If you run any kind of data server at home, like a NAS, or homelab, keeping an eye on your hard drive health is imperative. smartmontools can provide an indicator of health using the disks’ SMART values. What is SMART? SMART stands for Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology, most modern hard drives, SSD, and eMMC […]

Most Polished Linux Monitoring tools of (2023)


I’m no helicopter admin, not for lack of trying, I usually pop in a few times a week to run some routines and make sure nothing is terribly going awry. I handle most of my business via the terminal, which is all fine and dandy, but outside the various top commands, I’ve never thought of […]

Top 5 Best Email Servers For Linux


Email is a tricky subject… Should you host your own private email? Ever thought about it? Come discover open source Linux email solutions you should try!