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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.
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.
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.
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.
Managing and Understanding the Boot Procedure on Red Hat Enterprise Linux
By Sander van Vugt
Sep 16, 2015
In this chapter from Red Hat RHCSA/RHCE 7 Cert Guide: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (EX200 and EX300), Sander van Vugt explains how the boot procedure on Red Hat Enterprise Linux is organized, including a discussion of systemd, the overall service that takes care of starting everything on your server. He also covers GRUB2 and how to apply changes to the GRUB 2 boot loader.
Video: Docker Containers: Removing Containers and Images
By Christopher Negus
Jul 30, 2015
In this excerpt from Docker Containers LiveLessons, Chris Negus discusses several ways to go about clearing out unneeded containers and images.
Video: Docker Containers: Create Private Docker Registries
By Christopher Negus
Jul 9, 2015
Setting up a private Docker registry allows you to share your images with people working on your project without exposing your project to the outside world. In this excerpt from Docker Containers LiveLessons, Christopher Negus shows you how to install and set up docker-registry in Fedora.
Packet-Filtering Concepts in Linux Firewalls
By Steve Suehring
Feb 3, 2015
This chapter from Linux Firewalls: Enhancing Security with nftables and Beyond, 4th Edition explains how to implement firewall rules.
A Practical Guide to Ubuntu Linux: The Shell
By Mark G. Sobell
Jan 22, 2015
This chapter from A Practical Guide to Ubuntu Linux, 4th Edition takes a close look at the shell and explains how to use some of its features. It discusses command-line syntax and describes how the shell processes a command line and initiates execution of a program. This chapter also explains how to redirect input to and output from a command, construct pipelines and filters on the command line, and run a command in the background. The final section covers filename expansion and explains how you can use this feature in your everyday work.
Video: Linux Web Operations Tutorial: Designing Web Application Infrastructure
By Ben Whaley
Dec 10, 2014
In this excerpt from Linux Web Operations LiveLessons (Video Training), Ben Whaley talks about designing a web application environment to take into account scalability and security.
Managing Software in Ubuntu
By Matthew Helmke
Dec 9, 2014
This chapter from Ubuntu Unleashed 2015 Edition: Covering 14.10 and 15.04, 10th Edition discusses the options you have to manage your software in Ubuntu. pdating a full Ubuntu installation, including all the application software, is as simple as running the Update Manager program. You will discover just how easy it is to install and even remove various software packages.

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