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Linux is the kernel that powers the cloud. This section contains content related to Linux, Linux distributions, web servers, and system administration.

How to use chmod

The chmod command allows users to change read and write permissions in Unix systems. In this video, we will show you how to modify file and directory permissions with chmod.
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Linux for Programmers #12

Welcome back to another Linux for Programmers tutorial! In this video, I'll be covering more Linux commands, specifically more advanced commands that you may not use as frequently, but are useful nonetheless.
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Linux for Programmers #11

In this video, we'll be talking about public and private key authentication (RSA), making it so we no longer have to type in the password for our user, but instead we are automatically authenticated using this special method.
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Linux for Programmers #10

In this continuation of our Linux for programmers series, we're going to be covering shell scripts within Linux. Shell scripts are a way to execute shell commands within a script. You can implement loops, if statements, conditions, statements that execute, and expressions that evaluate.
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How to Scan Linux for Vulnerabilities with ClamAV

Running a system scan using ClamAV can help you investigate a system that you suspect might be compromised or infected. This video shows steps to use an automated script created by Linode that installs ClamAV and runs a system scan and also includes manual steps to install ClamAV and run a system scan.
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Docs Roundup: Available Linux Distribution Updates, nftables, and More

Aug 4, 2021 by Linode
Catch up on the latest technical guides from Linode.
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Linux for Programmers #9

In this Linux for programmers tutorial, we'll cover the grep command and regular expressions. The grep command is an extremely useful and common command within Linux, and exists in almost all Linux distributions.
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Linux for Programmers #8

In this Linux for programmers tutorial, we're going to be discussing some common Linux text editors, and how to use them. The two text editors that come by default with Ubuntu are Vim and Nano, which we'll be going over at length. At the end of the video, I'll very quickly show you the Emacs text editor in case you care to use it.
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Intro to AlmaLinux

AlmaLinux OS is an open-source, community-driven Linux operating system that fills the gap left by the discontinuation of the CentOS Linux stable release. In this video, we'll go through deploying an AlmaLinux instance with Linode.
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Linux for Programmers #7

In this Linux for programmers tutorial, we're going to be discussing environment variables on Linux. Environment variables are such an important thing to know as a programmer. Environment variables aren't just important for Linux, but also on Windows and Mac, and you should understand how to use them.
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How To Host Twitter Bots

Twitter bots are a great way to practice using an API and developing some coding skills along the way. You can usually get the bot going for under 100 lines of code, so it’s especially good for beginners. In this tutorial, PJ Metz shows you how to use Node.js to have your bot tweeting in no time.
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Linux for Programmers #6

In this Linux for programmers video, Tech with Tim will be going over some common Linux networking commands that you should know as a programmer when using a Linux machine. This is a brief overview of some basic Linux networking commands.
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