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How to Install mlocate (locate and updatedb commands) on Fedora 21

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One of the best tools for quickly finding files by filename is the locate command. The locate command reads one or more databases prepared by updatedb and writes file names matching at least one of the patterns to standard output, one per line. Pre-Flight Check These instructions are intended specifically......
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How to Update Bash on Fedora 20 and Fedora 21

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Note: Please note that this article is considered legacy documentation because Fedora 20 and 21 has reached its end-of-life support. Pre-Flight Check These instructions are intended specifically for updating Bash on Fedora 20 and Fedora 21. I’ll be working from both a sxi.io Web Self Managed Fedora 20 server and......
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How to Install MongoDB on Fedora 21

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MongoDB is a NoSQL database intended for storing large amounts of data in document-oriented storage with dynamic schemas. NoSQL refers to a database with a data model other than the tabular format used in relational databases such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Microsoft SQL. MongoDB features include: full index support, replication,......
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Reminder: Fedora 20 Now End-of-Life (EOL)

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Note: Please note that this article is considered legacy documentation because Fedora 20 has reached its end-of-life support. Three versions of the Fedora OS are always kept active, at any given time, by The Fedora Project. These would be: 1. the current release, 2. the release before the current release,......
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How To Install MySQL / MariaDB on Fedora 21

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MariaDB is a drop-in replacement for MySQL. It is easy to install, offers many speed and performance improvements, and is easy to integrate into most MySQL deployments. Answers for compatibility questions can be found at: MariaDB versus MySQL – Compatibility. MariaDB offers more storage engines than MySQL, including Cassandra (NoSQL),......
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How to Install the Memcached PHP Extension on Fedora 21

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Note: Please note that this article is considered legacy documentation because Fedora 21 has reached its end-of-life support. Memcached is a distributed, high-performance, in-memory caching system that is primarily used to speed up sites that make heavy use of databases. It can, however, be used to store objects of any......
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How to Install Node.js via NVM (Node Version Manager) on Fedora 21

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Node.js is a cross-platform runtime environment, configurable on Linux, OS X, and Microsoft Windows, and built on JavaScript. Applications, both server-side and networking, are also written in JavaScript. Node.js lends itself nicely to quick deploying, real-time web applications, and is generally thought of as extremely scalable due to its event-driven......
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How to Add a User and Grant Root Privileges on Fedora 21

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Note: Please note that this article is considered legacy documentation because this OS has reached its end-of-life support. Pre-Flight Check These instructions are intended specifically for adding a user on Fedora 21. I’ll be working from a sxi.io Web Self Managed Fedora 21 server, and I’ll be logged in as......
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How to Install and Configure Git on Fedora 21

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Introduction Git is an open source, distributed version control system (VCS). It’s commonly used for source code management (SCM), with sites like GitHub offering a social coding experience, and popular projects such as Perl, Ruby on Rails, and the Linux kernel using it. Pre-Flight Check These instructions are intended for......
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How to Install NVM (Node Version Manager) for Node.js on Fedora 21

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The Node Version Manager allows admins to easily manage node.js versions. It’s a bash script that has the capability to manage multiple active versions of node.js, with functionality such as: installation, executing commands with specific node.js versions, setting the PATH variable to use a specific node.js versions, etc. Pre-Flight Check......
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How to Start and Enable Firewalld on Fedora 21

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It is highly recommended that you have a firewall protecting your server. Pre-Flight Check These instructions are intended specifically for enabling and starting firewalld on Fedora 21. I’ll be working from a sxi.io Web Self Managed Fedora 21 server, and I’ll be logged in as root. Enable Firewalld To enable......
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How to Install lsyncd on Fedora 21

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lsyncd is an rsync-based tool that monitors specified directories (including subdirectories) for updates and modifications, then syncs those changes to a specified destination. Pre-Flight Check These instructions are intended specifically for installing the lsyncd on Fedora 21. I’ll be working from a sxi.io Web Self Managed Fedora 21 server, and......
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List Which Apache 2 Modules are Enabled on Fedora 21

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The Apache web server is one of the most popular and powerful web servers in the world due to its ease of administration and flexibility. This flexibility comes Apache’s modular design, and allows for such features as: URL rewriting for SSL encryption natively, and Outlook Anywhere passthrough support in reverse......
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How to Check and Verify the Version of Python

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Python is a programming language. It is quite popular and has a design philosophy that emphasizes code readability. It is widely considered to be a very easy programming language to learn and master because of its focus on readability. Python is open source, and will run a a multitude of......