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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.

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Akamai Linode Cloud Now Supporting Kali Linux

Jul 6, 2022 by Hillary Wilmoth
Kali Linux, an industry-standard open source security research platform, is available as a distribution on Linode and via Linode Marketplace.
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How to Use Sar (System Activity Reporter) | Linux Essential Commands with Jay LaCroix

The System Activity Reporter (Sar) is a popular open-source utility program for analyzing Linux system performance.
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The Echo Command | Linux Essential Commands

As the name suggests, the Linux echo command echoes the text or string that you want it to display in your terminal.
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How to Use the rsync Command | Linux Essentials Tutorial

Rsync is a popular command line utility which synchronizes files and folders from one location to another.
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Everything You Need to Know About sudo | Linux Essentials Tutorial

Sudo is a fundamental Linux command that allows a system administrator to delegate authority to give certain users, or groups of users, the ability to run commands as root or another user.
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The Linux Filesystem Explained | How Each Directory is Used

This video will give you an overview of the top-level directories found on most Linux systems and what each directory is used for.
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The htop Command | Linux Essentials Tutorial

In Linux, the top command is used to view a server’s processor activity in real-time. The htop command is an alternative to top.
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Cockpit | An Easy to Use Web GUI for Your Linux Servers

Cockpit is a free and open source application that gives you a GUI for your server, which can be accessed via a web browser.
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These 3 tools will change the way you transfer files between your Linode and local machine.

In this video, we'll show you 3 ways to copy files from your local computer to a Linux server using scp, sshfs, and Filezilla.
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Speed Up Your SSH Sessions with These Seven Quick SSH Config Tricks

If you frequently connect to servers via SSH with different configurations, using an SSH Config File can simplify the way you connect.
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How to use the ps Command | Linux Command Line Basics

Advance your Linux Command Line knowledge in this video by learning about the 'ps' command, a tool to monitor processes on your system.
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18 Commands That Will Change The Way You Use Linux Forever

When it comes to using Linux, there's usually a few ways to do something. Here are eighteen commands that will change the way you use Linux.
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