How to Extract 7z package in CentOS/RHEL/Fedora?

Are you stuck in extracting .7z file in Linux? Then here’s how you can install 7z extractor in CentOS, RHEL and Fedora based machines. 7z files are generally smaller in size (as it creates a file with a very high compression ratio) and supports only limited compression methods. It supports encryption and preprocessing algorithms and .7z files cannot be extracted using commands such as tar or zip or xz. The command 7za is not installed by default in any of the popular Linux flavors, but you can quickly download and install it from This tutorial will tell you how to install 7-zip file archiver in Linux using YUM.


You need to have root privileges to install 7-zip file archiver.

Step 1: Install p7zip

# yum install p7zip

That’s it! You can now unzip or extract any package that’s compressed using 7-zip archiver.

# 7za x linuximage-amd64.7z

Install Apache ActiveMQ 5.8.0 on CentOS, Redhat and Fedora

Apache ActiveMQ is the powerful, open source messaging and Integration Patterns server. Its support many Cross Language Clients and Protocols, from Java, C, C++, C#, Ruby, Perl, Python, PHP. Ajax to support web streaming support to web browsers using pure DHTML

This article will guide you to Install Apache ActiveMQ 5.8.0 on Centos, Redhat and Fedora

Step 1: Install JAVA

First we need to check if JAVA is installed on our system or not. Use following command to check if you have java installed already on your system.

# java -version

java version "1.7.0_25"
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.7.0_25-b15)
Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM (build 23.25-b01, mixed mode)

If you do not have java installed, Use this guide to install Java.

Step 2: Download and Extract Archive

Download Latest Apache ActiveMQ from apache official site or use below download command. Also extract archive in /opt directory.

# cd /opt/
# wget
# tar xzf apache-activemq-5.14.1-bin.tar.gz
Step 3: Start ActiveMQ

To start ActiveMQ use following command from command line.

# cd /opt/apache-activemq-5.14.1
# ./bin/activemq start
Step 4: Verify Service

Apaceh ActiveMQ service works on port 61616. Use below command to verify service has started.

# netstat -tulpn | grep 61616

tcp     0      0 :::61616       :::*        LISTEN      20860/java
Step 5: Access ActiveMQ Admin Panel

ApacheMQ admin panel can be access via 8161 port from web browser following by /admin url like below.

Login Username: admin
Login Password: admin
Apache ActiveMQ

Use below url for command line references of apache ActiveMQ


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How to Master Digital Gifting

While the Holiday season has its fair share of “family dinner drama,” the hope is that one’s ecommerce experience is alleviating and not contributing to the monthly therapy bill.

According to Needle, gift shopping now surpasses family obligations and holiday travel as the top stressor during the holiday season. A whopping 84 percent of consumers confess that gift giving raises their blood pressure. The same study found that nearly half of the respondents plan to purchase their gifts online anywhere from just weeks to days before the holiday. This inevitable deliberation and subsequent procrastination only adds to the struggle: backed up delivery schedules, expedited shipping costs, and sold-out merchandise. Read more