If you’re experiencing issues such as MariaDB/Apache/SSH or other services crashing and not restarting after the failure, and require time to investigate the issue, Monit is perhaps the best way to monitor and restart services in case they fail. This guide is to walk you through the process of installing and configuring Monit on CentOS 7 / RHEL 7. Read More →

Following are the instructions for installing LAMP stack onto CentOS 7 or RHEL 7. LAMP stack commonly refers to a Linux installation of Apache, MySQL and PHP, which allow you to run full fledged web server with support for scripts and databases on a Linux server. In our case we’ll be installing: Apache HTTP Server vs 2.4, PHP 5.4.16 programming language and MariaDB  5.5.37 Server (a community-developed fork of the MySQL relational database management system).

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There are many instructions for creating Android emulator on Windows, Linux, OS X or Solaris, but I couldn’t find any to show how to have a fully functional Android operating system along with a full functioning Google Play App Store. This basically allows you to run all Android apps from Google Play store on any other popular operating system, including those apps you have purchased from Google Play. Following instructions will walk you through setting this up. Read More →

I needed 1TB to move my photos and videos to a secure online storage (just in case something happens with my drive at home), so I did some short research and decided to go with Google Drive. They were offering a nice solution – 1 TB of online storage for $9.99/Month. I’ve ordered my 1 TB and uploaded all my photos and videos into Google Drive, thinking that if I ever needed more space, I’ll simply add another 1TB and pay $20/Month. Read More →