Making better use of your Linux logs

Making better use of your Linux logs

Log files on Linux can provide a lot of useful information on what's happening on your system. These commands can help you sort through the data and pinpoint problems.

10/16/18

The future of networking: Open source networking is the 'new norm'

The future of networking: Open source networking is the 'new norm'

Open source networking has become the "new norm," and many at the recent Open Networking Summit Europe said they’re seeing it play out in the industry.

10/05/18

Fedora Project announces availability of Fedora 29 beta

Fedora Project announces availability of Fedora 29 beta

The Fedora 29 beta release is ready for downloading and testing, including new support for containers and better performance on Arm machines.

09/25/18

Why Linux users should try Rust

Why Linux users should try Rust

Installing the Rust programming language on your Linux systems could turn out to be one of the more rewarding things you've done in years.

09/24/18

How to list repositories on Linux

How to list repositories on Linux

Use these commands to get insights on repositories that contain OS updates and applications and how that information is stored on your system.

09/18/18

Linux tricks that can save you time and trouble

Linux tricks that can save you time and trouble

Some command line tricks can make you even more productive on the Linux command line.

09/17/18

How to pin a pile of addresses onto a Google map

How to pin a pile of addresses onto a Google map

How to take a list of names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses and turn it into a Google map.

09/06/18

Is the Linux 4.18 kernel heading your way?

Is the Linux 4.18 kernel heading your way?

The recently released 4.18 Linux kernel has already moved up to 4.18.5. How soon it lands on your system or network depends a lot on which Linux distributions you use.

08/27/18

How the L1 Terminal Fault vulnerability affects Linux systems

How the L1 Terminal Fault vulnerability affects Linux systems

The L1 Terminal Fault (L1TF) affects Intel processors and thereby Linux systems. Learn what this vulnerability is all about and what Linux users should do about it.

08/15/18

Examining partitions on Linux systems

Examining partitions on Linux systems

Linux systems provide many ways to look at disk partitions. Here's a look at commands you can use to display useful information -- each providing a different format and with a different focus.

08/15/18

How to display data in a human-friendly way on Linux

How to display data in a human-friendly way on Linux

Many Linux commands now have options to make their output a little easier to digest. Here's a look at some that bring out the friendliness of our favorite operating system.

08/13/18

How to query your Linux system kernel

How to query your Linux system kernel

What can your Linux system tell you about the Linux kernel it's using? Let's do a little probing and see.

08/09/18

How to use the gpg command to encrypt Linux files

How to use the gpg command to encrypt Linux files

Encryption commands such as gpg can be used to secure your most sensitive files on Linux systems.

07/31/18

Is it time to start climbing the ladder to Kubernetes?

Is it time to start climbing the ladder to Kubernetes?

If you aren't using Kubernetes, it’s probably a good time to familiarize yourself with a technology that is dramatically changing the way applications are being deployed today.

07/26/18

Examining Linux system performance with dstat

Examining Linux system performance with dstat

Dstat provides valuable insights into Linux system performance, pretty much replacing older tools, such as vmstat, netstat, iostat, and ifstat.

07/23/18

Converting and manipulating image files on the Linux command line

Converting and manipulating image files on the Linux command line

Using the convert command, you can modify image files without having to open an image editor.

07/16/18

The aftermath of the Gentoo GitHub hack

The aftermath of the Gentoo GitHub hack

A password guess and five days offline have left not only Gentoo's GitHub admins, but all of us, with some things to think about.

07/10/18

Is implementing and managing Linux applications becoming a snap?

Is implementing and managing Linux applications becoming a snap?

Learn what "snaps" are and why are they making the development and installation of Linux applications so trouble-free.

06/29/18

Shredding files on Linux

Shredding files on Linux

On Linux, files can be erased but still be recoverable. Here's what to do when you really want them gone.

06/26/18

Linux control sequence tricks

Linux control sequence tricks

There are a lot of control sequences available on Linux systems -- maybe even some you've never used.

06/22/18

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