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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.

Bash History Your Linux Command History Explained

Bash, the default shell in the majority of Linux distributions, has countless features and tricks to make you more efficient.
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How to Get The Most From Your Server | System Monitoring Best Practices

Now that your Linode is up and running, it’s time to think about monitoring and maintaining your server.
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GRUB for Linode | How to Use and Manage Configuration Profiles in the Linode Cloud Manager

A configuration profile functions as a boot loader for a Linode. It controls general boot settings, including the disk the Linode will boot from and more.
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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 utility program for analyzing Linux system performance.
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The Echo Command | Linux Essential Commands

As the name suggests, the echo command echoes the text or string that you want it to display.
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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.
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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.
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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 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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