Skip to main content

47 resources

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, offering an easier interface featuring color, mouse operation, the ability to scroll through processes. In this video, we'll show how htop is overall more intuitive, although providing similar output as the regular top command.

Linux

Cockpit | An Easy to Use Web GUI for Your Linux Servers

Cockpit gives you a GUI for your server, which can be accessed via a web browser. Cockpit makes it easy to start containers, administer storage, configure networks, inspect logs, and perform system tasks with a mouse. You can think of Cockpit like a graphical “desktop interface”, but for individual servers.

Linux

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.

Linux

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 to these servers. In this video, Jay will show you 7 ways to use SSH Config Files to make your SSH experience much easier.

Linux

How to use the ps Command | Linux Command Line Basics

The ps aux command is a tool to monitor processes running on your Linux system. A process is associated with any program running on your system, and is used to manage and monitor a program’s memory usage, processor time, and I/O resources. Since the ps aux command displays an overview of all the processes that are running, it is a great tool to understand and troubleshoot the health and state of your Linux system.

Linux

18 Commands That Will Change The Way You Use Linux Forever

When it comes to using Linux, there's usually a few ways to accomplish a task. Here are eighteen commands that will change the way you use Linux forever. Whether you're a Linux newbie or a seasoned SysAdmin, you'll find this video helpful.

Linux

Choosing the Right Linux Distribution | Pros & Cons of the Top 7 Server Distros

In this video, we'll take a look at 7 different distributions of the Linux Operating System, as well as the pros and cons of each distro. This can help you determine which distribution you want to run on your Server or Workstation. Hint: There's no one right answer.

Linux

Install aaPanel with Linode’s One-Click Marketplace App | Free and Open-Source Hosting Control Panel

aaPanel is an open-source web hosting control panel alternative which enables you to host multiple websites and set up advanced server configurations with a GUI interface. Use aaPanel to host your personal sites or resell web hosting powered by Linode infrastructure.

Linux

Git on Linux Simplified | How to Setup Your First Repository and Use Version Control

In this video, we'll take a look at using git for version control of files. Git is handy for keeping track of edits to code and gives you the ability to clone other repositories, or publish to your own. Git is very popular with developers and programers, but can be used for almost anything text-related.

Linux

Master the Linux Command Line: Background & Foreground Jobs to Swap Tasks with the fg and bg Command

In this video, we'll take a look at how to send tasks to the background, and then bring them to the foreground in Linux. This can helps get the current task out of the way so you can switch to something else, without having to use multiple terminal windows.

Linux

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.

Linux

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.

Linux