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How to Authenticate a Linux Desktop to Your OpenLDAP Server

In this final part of our three-part series, we reach the conclusion everyone has been waiting for. The ultimate goal of using LDAP (in many cases) is enabling desktop authentication. With this setup, admins are better able to manage and control user accounts and logins. After all, Active Directory...
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Clear Linux
Clear Linux was designed specifically for the cloud while best leveraging Intel hardware; Jack Wallen takes a closer look.

Clear Linux Makes a Strong Case for Your Next Cloud Platform

There are so many Linux distributions available, some of which are all-purpose and some that have a more singular focus. Truth be told, you can take most general distributions and turn them into purpose-driven platforms. But, when it comes to things like cloud and IoT, most prefer distributions...
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best of linux
Check out the the best articles of 2017 on Linux.com.

Best of Linux.com: Top 20 Articles from 2017

In reviewing the top-performing articles published on Linux.com in 2017, it’s easy to see that readers are interested in articles covering various Linux distributions, event recaps, and basic command-line how-tos. To find the best articles, we looked at the following four categories: most-read...
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In this two-part series, we will learn about IPv6 private addressing and configuring test networks in KVM.

Testing IPv6 Networking in KVM: Part 1

Nothing beats hands-on playing with IPv6 addresses to get the hang of how they work, and setting up a little test lab in KVM is as easy as falling over — and more fun. In this two-part series, we will learn about IPv6 private addressing and configuring test networks in KVM. QEMU/KVM/Virtual Machine...
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Open space of a coding school in San Francisco
Open space of a coding school in San Francisco.

Create an Open Source AWS S3 server

Amazon S3 (Simple Storage Service) is a very powerful online file storage web service provided by Amazon Web Services. Think of it as a remote drive where you can store files in directories, retrieve and delete them. Companies such as DropBox, Netflix, Pinterest, Slideshare, Tumblr and many more...
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Sys Admin Day
Celebrate Sysadmin Day with free, weekly Linux tutorials. Sign up to receive one free e-book tutorial each week for 22 weeks from Linux Foundation Training and you’ll be entered to win a free e-learning course or a free pass to LinuxCon North America.

Celebrate SysAdmin Day With Free, Weekly Linux Tutorials

In the 2016 Open Source Jobs Report, 90 percent of open source professionals surveyed said they keep their skills up to date with free online tutorials. Open source pros relish a challenge and are continuously learning to stay on the cutting edge of technology. And so, to celebrate System...
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Web browsers shriek scary SSL alerts and try to save us from ourselves. Learn what you can do about it.

Quieting Scary Web Browser SSL Alerts

The entire Internet depends on OpenSSL to secure sensitive transactions, but until the Linux Foundation launched the Core Infrastructure Initiative to support crucial infrastructure projects, it was supported by a small underfunded team with only one paid developer. This is not good for an...
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Learn how to process emails more efficiently and debug various MTA issues.

Destress Your Mail Server with Postfix Troubleshooting Tips: Part 1

Several mail servers are available on the market today. Some are rather confounding to configure but are super-reliable. Others are a little old school and rely on no small degree of background knowledge to get them up and running. According to the website Mail Radar, in a randomized survey of 59,...
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Docker tools empower developers to create distributed applications.
Docker tools empower developers to create distributed applications.

4 Tutorials on Using Docker Tools to Run a Truly Distributed Application in Production

In this series of four tutorials, Docker Cookbook author Sebastien Goasguen introduces the Docker tools which empower developers to create distributed applications. He introduces Docker Compose, Docker Engine, Docker Machine, and Docker Swarm and demonstrates how to use them to create a multi-...
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Get to know the Atom editor.

Atom Editor: Your Next Go-To Text Editor

The text editor is a tool Linux users have either a casual or a very deep relation with. If you’re one of those users that only opens up the text editor on the rare occasion that a configuration file must be tweaked, then you’re probably good with the likes of Nano. Developers, on the other hand,...
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