How to Install ColdFusion 2023 on Red Hat Linux

Hola! strangely there are not many resources on how to install ColdFusion 2023 on Red Hat Linux out in the wild internet. Even on the Adobe support website there aren’t enough documentation resources specially for newbies that need to start working with ColdFusion. I know, there are still people out there using it. To be …

3 Ways to Check if a Port is in use Linux

After a delayed flight from Montevideo in Uruguay I decided to improve my networking Linux skills and teach myself a bit more about how to check if a port is in use on Linux. I must admit, I am not a networking person. To be honest, I don’t really like that branch in the tech …

Create Symbolic Links in Linux

Symbolic links in Linux is the same as creating a shortcut in Windows. Use the ln command to create symbolic links. I was a little confusing to me when I was learning about it. But, then I got it. After a walk in the new Long Island RR station at the Grand Central Terminal in …

Disable SELinux RedHat/Centos Server

To disable SELinux on RedHat/Centos server is an easy process. All we need is to edit a config file located here: Use your favorite text editor (I like vim) and edit the above file: Change the value to SELINUX=disabled Then, you must reboot your RedHat/Centos server in order for changes take effect: That’s all! Go …

How to Configure SSH Server in Ubuntu

A client called me asking me to setup and configure SSH on a new Ubuntu server they got for a project. They needed the server to be accessed by a remote Web Developer they hired. After having a great cup of coffee Villa Sarchi varietal I decided to take on this one. Install SSH Server …

cp Command to Overwrite Without Confirmation

I’m used to running the cp command in Linux often. But, this time a client had an emergency and I needed to use the cp command to overwrite a directory in their Red Hat Linux box. I needed to login with root for this one. I needed to restore a directory to it’s original location …

Change MariaDB Data Directory Location CentOS

A client asked me if I can help their WordPress developer configure a development Linux box. They created a separate partition and wanted to change their MariaDB Data Directory Location on their CentOS server. After taking a walk in New York City by the Madison Square Park I decided to put this tutorial together. There …

Manage Linux Users with the passwd command

To manage Linux users with the passwd command is very handy and straight forward. After brewing a really good Colombian coffee at home from Finca La Camelia I decided to put this brief tutorial. passwd command options This option displays the status of a specific user. Example output: In the above example it shows that …