Category: Linux

Install Anaconda on Linux Mint.

Introduction In this article I will go through the installation process of Anaconda onto Linux Mint. Step 1. Download Anaconda Go to and download the installation file as shown below. After the downloading completes you will see the installation shell script: Step 2. Run the installation script Now open the terminal (CTRL+ALT+T) navigate to

WC command examples in Linux

Introduction WC (word count) is the Linux command which allows you to count the number of bytes(or characters), words and lines in a provided text file. It might not seem very useful, but there are actually a lot of situations where you might need to get the number of words or lines in a file

How to change hostname in Linux Mint?

Introduction The hostname is the name of your computer. It is generally used to identify your PC on the network and it’s also usually part of the command prompt in Linux terminal. The hostname is assigned to the computer during the operating system installation, but you can change it later, if you want. In this

How to verify a checksum in Linux?

Introduction In this article we will learn how to calculate and verify a checksum of a file in Ubuntu. We will also see what a checksum actually is and why we should care. You can jump straight to the CLI commands. What is a checksum? A checksum (also called a hash or a digest) is

How to bypass SIP blocking by ISP?

Introduction In this article we will see how we can bypass SIP traffic blocking. There are a lot of countries where local ISPs block SIP traffic. It makes it impossible for enterprises or private persons to leverage from low rates on international calls provided by various SIP trunk providers. Solution One of the solutions is

OpenLDAP operations (ldappasswd).

Introduction. In this post we will see how we can reset password for our OpenLDAP users using the special utility ldappasswd. Change user password using admin credentials. When it comes to resetting user passwords, one of the most common things is to reset user’s password providing our admin credentials. Let’s change the password for the

OpenLDAP operations (ldapadd).

Introduction This post will cover another important LDAP data manipulation – adding new entries to the directory tree. We will be using ldapadd utility. Prerequisite I assume that you have a working OpenLDAP server and OpenLDAP client. You might want to read this post which explains step by step how to install and run OpenLDAP