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How to Install Java 8 JRE and JDK from RPM file on Linux

JRE stands for Java Runtime Environment. JDK stands for Java Development Kit. In most situations, if you want to run a Java application, you just need to install Only JRE. But, if you are doing some development work, or compiling an application that requires Java SDK, then you have to install JDK. This tutorial explains [...]

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brctl stands for Bridge Control. In Linux, this command is used to create and manipulate ethernet bridge. This is typically used when you have multiple ethernet networks on your servers, and you want to combine them and present it as one logical network. For example, if you have eth0 and eth1, you can combine them [...]

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3 SELinux sestatus Command Output Explained with Examples

sestatus stands for SELinux status. This command is used to view the current status of the SELinux that is running on your system. This tutorial explains the following: sestatus Command Output Explained with Details Display Selected Objects Security Context in sestatus Display Boolean Values in sestatus sestatus command will display whether SELinux is enabled or [...]

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On your Linux server, having proper SELinux security context for files and directories is very important. When you add your custom file to a directory that is already managed by SELinux policy, and if your custom file doesn't have the proper SELinux context, then you will not get the expected result. restorecon stands for Restore [...]

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If you are a sysadmin, managing your Linux server's hard disk partition is a critical task. In this tutorial, we'll focus on how to use sfdisk command-line utility to manage your hard disk partitions. While sfdisk is similar to fdisk, there are few partition manipulation activities that are very easy to perform in sfdisk. For [...]

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Plink stands for PuTTY Link. Plink is a companion command-line utility for PuTTY. On a very high-level: Use PuTTY for interactive SSH session from your Windows to Linux Servers Use Plink for non-interactive SSH session to execute remote linux commands for automation purpose from your Windows In this tutorial, we'll discuss the following: Launch plink [...]

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3 Methods to Connect to MySQL from PHP using Example Code

To get most out of your MySQL database, it is important to understand how to connect from your custom PHP program to MySQL database. This tutorial explains the following three methods along with appropriate example PHP program, which will explain how to connect from your PHP to MySQL database. Connect using mysqli extension (Recommended) Connect [...]

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8 Steps to Install MirthConnect with MySQL / MariaDB on Linux

Mirth Connect is an Open Source Integration Engine that is primarily used in the Health Care domain. This support various health care standards (HL7, XML, EDI/X12, DICOM etc) that will help enterprise to integrate different systems, and let them talk to each other in a common language. MirthConnect interface engine also supports various standard protocols [...]

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