Intermediate Linux / Unix System Administrator Tutorials

These tutorials assumes that you have strong understanding of Unix like operating systems and very comfortable with most aspects of the Unix/Linux operating system. Familiar with fundamental networking/distributed computing environments is required. ( rss feed )

I have installed Debian or Ubuntu Linux on Dell Inspiron / Latitude / Precision / Vostro laptop. How do I see the current CPU temperature? How do I control and see fan status on Dell laptop?

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I am unable to find Google Chrome Browser in Ubuntu software center. How do I install Google Chrome in Ubuntu version 12.04 LTS or v13.04 using command line options?

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How do I install rubygems package manager for Ruby on rails (RoR) under Debian or Ubuntu Linux operating systems?

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How do I install Java and C/C++ integrated development environment called Eclipse under Debian GNU/Linux squeeze v6.xx?

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I am under DoS attack. My cloud based server hosting company asked me to enable TCP SYN cookie protection to save my domain from SYN Attack. How do I turn on TCP Syn cookie protection under Ubuntu or CentOS Linux based server?

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I am in the process of setting Apache and PHP for my small business server. I’m not utilizing file upload functionality in any of my PHP scripts. How do I disallow uploading files under CentOS or Ubuntu Linux based LAMP server?

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How do I use rsync command to sync files to a remote host called web-42.vps running VSFTPD ftp server? Can you give me rsync ftp example for Unix like operating systems?

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