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The apt Package Manager

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

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

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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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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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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