Tag Archives: centos

Useful yum commands

The yum command is one of the most useful for Red-Hat/CentOS family server. It is basically  a command-line package-management utility. Red-Hat/CentOS packages are provided as .rpm files which can be installed either using the rpm command, or with yum. The nice thing about yum is that it allows you to add external repositories and you can… Read More »

How to check current CPU usage

One of the most common problems of a VPS server is the CPU usage. Of course, each process that runs on the machine requires CPU resources. The most common measure of CPU usage on Linux is the server load. Basically, the bigger the load value, the more your CPU is used. To see the current… Read More »