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Navigating Your File System in Linux
By Scott Granneman
Jan 27, 2016
After you learn the commands in this chapter from Linux Phrasebook, 2nd Edition, you can start controlling your shell and finding out all sorts of interesting things about your files, folders, data, and environment.
Setting Up a Private Docker Registry
By Christopher Negus
Jan 19, 2016
This chapter from Docker Containers: Build and Deploy with Kubernetes, Flannel, Cockpit, and Atomic explains how to create a private Docker registry in Fedora or Ubuntu, use the docker-registry package, use the registry container image, and understand the Docker image namespace.
Linux File Management Basics
By Ross Brunson, Sean Walberg
Jan 13, 2016
This chapter from CompTIA Linux+ / LPIC-1 Cert Guide: (Exams LX0-103 & LX0-104/101-400 & 102-400) covers Linux file system management as it pertains to the objectives on the CompTIA Linux+ / LPIC-1 exam.
Managing Software in Ubuntu
By Matthew Helmke
Jan 11, 2016
Matthew Helmke looks at the options you have to manage your software in Ubuntu, including an introduction to the graphical software management tools that you will use for most of your software management. This chapter also covers monitoring and managing memory and disk storage on your system.
Video: Docker Orchestration and Microservices: Use Docker Machine to Deploy to a Cloud Provider
By Charles David Crawford
Jan 4, 2016
In this excerpt from Docker Orchestration and Microservices LiveLessons, Charles David Crawford shows you how easy it is to use Docker Machine with a cloud provider, specifically Digital Ocean.
Video: Docker Orchestration and Microservices: How Docker Can Benefit a Microservice Architecture
By Charles David Crawford
Dec 31, 2015
In this excerpt from Docker Orchestration and Microservices LiveLessons, Charles David Crawford explains why Docker can be a great companion for a microservice or service-oriented architecture.
Video: Docker Orchestration and Microservices: Define a Docker Registry
By Charles David Crawford
Dec 30, 2015
One of the main benefits of Docker is that it's a good way to distribute your application. A good way to do this is through a Docker registry. In this excerpt from Docker Orchestration and Microservices LiveLessons, Charles David Crawford discusses using Docker registries, including Docker Hub.
Video: Docker Orchestration and Microservices: An Introduction
By Charles David Crawford
Dec 28, 2015
Docker has prompted many changes in the software development pipeline. In this excerpt from Docker Orchestration and Microservices LiveLessons, Charles David Crawford introduces his video course, discussing the importance and complexities of Docker.
Windows 10 Tips and Tricks: Connecting to Networks and the Internet
By Guy Hart-Davis
Dec 17, 2015
This chapter from Windows 10 Tips and Tricks shows you how to connect your computer to a wired network or to a wireless network, how to connect to network folders, and how to deal with network problems. You also learn how to connect your computer to a virtual private network, or VPN, in order to establish a secure connection to a server across the Internet, and how to share your computer’s Internet connection with others.
Ubuntu's Upcoming Unity 8: Pursuing the Goal of Convergence
By Matthew Helmke
Dec 9, 2015
Matthew Helmke, author of Ubuntu Unleashed 2016 Edition, is excited about the Ubuntu community's concept of convergence: a single interface that works everywhere, allowing users to move seamlessly between cell phone, laptop, desktop, and other devices. Targeted for release in early 2016, Ubuntu's Unity 8 will be a giant step toward this goal, but more development participants are needed.
Using Your Windows 10 PC If You've Never Used a Computer Before
By Michael Miller
Nov 25, 2015
If you’ve just purchased your first PC, there’s a lot to learn, especially when it comes to using the Windows operating system. This chapter from My Windows 10 Computer for Seniors is for those of you just starting out with your first PC.
Getting onto the Unix System and Using the Command Line
By Dave Taylor
Nov 19, 2015
In this chapter from Unix in 24 Hours, Sams Teach Yourself: Covers OS X, Linux, and Solaris, 5th Edition, learn how to log in to and log out of the system, change your password with the passwd command, choose a memorable and secure password, find out who the computer thinks you are, find out who else is on the system, find out what everyone is doing on the system, and check the current date and time.
Video: Ubuntu Server Essentials: Creating File Systems
By Sander van Vugt
Nov 9, 2015
In this excerpt from Ubuntu Server Essentials LiveLessons, Sander van Vugt shows you how to create a file system using the utility mkfs and discusses some of the most important file systems.
Using Microsoft Family to Manage Your Child's Computer Access
By Jim Cheshire
Nov 3, 2015
Microsoft Family is designed to help adults monitor and control what children can do on a PC. In this chapter from My Windows 10 Tablet (includes Content Update Program): Covers Windows 10 Tablets including Microsoft Surface Pro, Jim Cheshire shows you how to use Microsoft Family to keep children from wandering into websites and apps that contain inappropriate material, control the days and times that a child can use your computer, and configure your tablet so that when a particular family member logs in, he or she can access only a specific app.
Video: Ubuntu Server Essentials: Getting Through the First Steps of Installation
By Sander van Vugt
Nov 2, 2015
In this excerpt from Ubuntu Server Essentials LiveLessons, Sander van Vugt walks you through the first steps of installing Ubuntu Server.
Video: Ubuntu Server Essentials: Managing Processes with Kill and Nice
By Sander van Vugt
Oct 29, 2015
This excerpt from Ubuntu Server Essentials LiveLessons shows you how to manage processes as a server administrator, namely how to kill or nice processes.
Using the Windows 10 Interface
By Brian Knittel, Paul McFedries
Oct 28, 2015
The Windows 10 interface might look familiar, but there’s lots that’s new, so the goal of this chapter from Windows 10 In Depth is to help you get comfortable with this new look. That is, you learn exactly how the Windows 10 interface works, what shortcuts you can use to make it easier, and what customizations you can apply to make it your own.
Optimizing the Start Menu in Windows 10
By Alan Wright
Oct 22, 2015
This chapter from Windows 10 Absolute Beginner's Guide covers working with and resizing tiles, using groups in the Start menu, and customizing the Navigation menu.
Setting Up Your PC: Windows 10 Edition
By Michael Miller
Oct 12, 2015
Michael Miller walks you through the basics of setting up your notebook, all-in-one desktop, or traditional desktop PC, as well as powering on, logging on to Windows, and shutting down, in this chapter from Easy Computer Basics, Windows 10 Edition.
Getting to Know Windows 10—If You've Used Windows Before
By Michael Miller
Oct 8, 2015
Whether you're upgrading from Windows 8, Windows 7, or Windows XP, Michael Miller will walk you through the differences (and improvements) in Windows 10, including its most important features, in this chapter from Computer Basics Absolute Beginner's Guide, Windows 10 Edition (includes Content Update Program), 8th Edition.

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