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Three Modern Unix Commands that will Change the Way You Search For Files

In this video, we'll take a look at the ripgrep suite of utilities. Specifically we'll cover how to use ripgrep to perform file and text searches on your system. We'll also cover 2 of the extended rgrep utilities from the Modern Unix Suite.

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Seven Simple Ways to Manage User Accounts in Linux with the chage Command

In this video, we'll take a look at Linux account expiration. Specifically we'll cover how to make passwords or even entire accounts expire using the chage command.

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How to Utilize the Usermod Utility in Linux to Perform User Maintenance with a Linode Cloud Server

In this video, we will cover the various ways you can utilize the Usermod command in Linux to perform user maintenance actions. The Usermod command is a powerful utility that is a great asset in the Linux SysAdmin toolbelt.

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Deploy a Python Web App from Scratch

You got your Python Web Application working in a local environment! But now what? This series helps you successfully run your app in a production environment, walking you through the process from start to finish on the Linode Cloud Platform. Once you’re comfortable with the basics of Python development, build on your experience using popular and scalable tools […]
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The apt Package Manager | Top Docs with Jay LaCroix

Advanced Package Tool, more commonly known as APT, is a package management system for Debian, Ubuntu, and other similar Linux distributions. This video aims to walk you through using APT and its command-line tools to perform common functions related to package management.

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SSH Key Authentication | How to Create SSH Key Pairs

There’s a good chance you’ve been using SSH (Secure Shell) to access your Linode from your computer. In this video, we’ll cover how to generate and use SSH Key Pairs for easily and securely logging into your server.

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Use iperf to diagnose Linux network speed | Top Docs

iPerf is a command-line tool used to measure the maximum network throughput a server can handle. It is particularly useful when experiencing network speed issues, as you can use iPerf to determine which server is unable to reach maximum throughput.

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Connect a Domain to a Linode Server | Linux for Programmers #14

In this tutorial, we'll show you how to connect a domain to your Linode server. This is done so you can navigate directly to the domain for your website, rather than typing the IP address of the machine that's hosting.

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How to use chmod | Manage File Permissions in Linux

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 #11 | Key Authentication (RSA & FTP)

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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Shell Scripts | 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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