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How to Use Nano | Command Line Text Editor

GNU nano is a popular command-line text editor that is included in most Linux distributions. The interface is comparable to GUI-based text editors, which makes nano a popular choice for those who find vi or emacs commands non-intuitive.

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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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Linode Cloud Firewall | Simple Scalable Network Security

Linode Cloud Firewall makes it simple to control network traffic to and from your Linodes. In this video, you'll see how to customize firewall rule sets and secure a Linode’s traffic based on trusted IP addresses, ports, and protocols.
Security

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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Intro to AlmaLinux | CentOS Alternative

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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Recovering from a System Compromise | Top Docs

If you suspect that an unauthorized user has gained access to your Linode, your system could be considered compromised. Unfortunately, it’s virtually impossible to determine the full scope of an attacker’s reach into a compromised system. This video shows several methods to recover from a system compromise.
Security

Intro to Vim Customization | Configuration and Plugins

Vim is a powerful text editor that provides extensive customization and plug-in options. This video details the basics of Vim configuration and will show you how to take the first step into customizing Vim.
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The sed Command | Linux Essentials Tutorial

The traditional Unix utility sed makes it possible to manipulate strings and streams of text from the command line without using a text editing application. In this video tutorial, we'll show how sed is used in a number of different contexts.
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How to Use the rsync Command | Linux Essentials Tutorial

Rsync is a command line utility which synchronizes files and folders from one location to another. In this tutorial, we'll cover the basics of rsync including examples and common uses.
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Linux Package Management | Debian, Fedora, and Arch Linux

Different Linux distributions use different package managers to install software. In this tutorial, we'll demonstrate how to use the package managers included in Debian, Ubuntu, Fedora, and Arch Linux.
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Adhoc Ansible Commands | How to Send Commands to Ansible Nodes

In this video, you’ll learn about several Ansible adhoc commands which are run from the command line, outside of a playbook. These commands run on one or more managed nodes and are meant to perform a simple or quick task.
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Apache Basics Tutorial | How To Install and Configure Apache2

Apache remains the most popular software for publishing websites on the Internet. This highly configurable, stable server is capable of handling the web serving needs of small and large sites alike. In this tutorial, we'll cover installing Apache2 from scratch, and go over some of the most common web server commands and configurations.
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