Top Docs videos are easy-to-follow references for Linux, web servers, web development, and more. Learn how to get a Linux server up and running with common configurations.
Episodes of Top Docs feature Jay LaCroix from the popular YouTube channel, LearnLinuxTV, where he posts Linux tutorials, guides, distribution reviews, and more.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Self-signed TLS certificates are suitable for personal use or for applications that are used internally within an organization. In the absence of an ability to get a real certificate, using a self-signed certificate internally is typically more secure than nothing.
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.
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.
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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