How to Build Linux Server Programs with CMake

We have previously illustrated how to compile a program with Make. In this brief guide, you will learn a little bit about building with CMake, a useful alternative found in many Linux distributions.
First, you should install CMake on your system, if it is not already present. On RHEL and CentOS, type:
# […]

Is it a Good Idea to Hack Your Server?

The word “hack” often brings up grim images of a shady individual sitting in a dark basement pounding away on a keyboard as he siphons money out of people’s bank accounts and funnels the funds to terrorist organizations. In reality, “hack” simply means a “solution to a problem” that is not necessarily uniform, standard, or […]

Monitoring Tips Using the ps Command

The ps command is an extremely powerful tool for monitoring processes on a Linux or Unix server. ¬†Processes are the individual instances of a program running on your server. ¬†With ps, you can find out which programs have running processes, how much memory they are using, how much processor power they are consuming, and which […]