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​The Ultimate Linux Workstation: The Dell 5720 AIO

Want a cheap Linux desktop? Look elsewhere. But, if you want a kick-rump-and-take-names desktop for serious graphics or development work, you want the Dell 5720 AIO workstation. This take-no-prisoners workstation starts at $1,699, but the model I looked at costs over $3,200. It's worth it. This...
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Workstation Security
Linux sysadmins should take extra steps to ensure that their private keys are well protected against theft; learn more in the ebook.

Securing Private Keys on a Linux Sysadmin Workstation

In this last article of our ongoing Linux workstation security series for sysadmins, we’ll lay out our recommendations for how to secure your private keys. If you’re interested in more security tips and a list of resources for more reading (to go further down the rabbit hole of Linux security), I...
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Backup and storage
Safe and reliable backups are a must for all system administrators. Here are some guidelines to consider for your own peace of mind.

How to Safely and Securely Back Up Your Linux Workstation

Even seasoned system administrators can overlook Linux workstation backups or do them in a haphazard, unsafe manner. At a minimum, you should set up encrypted workstation backups to external storage. But it’s also nice to use zero-knowledge backup tools for off-site/cloud backups for more peace...
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Workstation Security
This article in our workstation security series covers essential steps for post-installation hardening.

9 Ways to Harden Your Linux Workstation After Distro Installation

Learn how to work from anywhere and keep your data, identity, and sanity. DOWNLOAD NOW So far in this series, we’ve walked through security considerations for your SysAdmin workstation from choosing the right hardware and Linux distribution, to setting up a secure pre-boot environment and distro...
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Workstation Security Checklist
In this series, we’ll lay out a set of baseline recommendations for Linux workstation security. This article covers some considerations you should weigh when choosing a distribution.

4 Security Steps to Take Before You Install Linux

Learn how to work from anywhere and keep your data, identity, and sanity. DOWNLOAD NOW Systems administrators who use a Linux workstation to access and manage IT infrastructure -- whether from home or at work --  are at risk of becoming attack vectors against the rest of the infrastructure. In this...
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Workstation Security Checklist
In this series, we’ll lay out a set of baseline recommendations for Linux workstation security. This article covers some considerations you should weigh when choosing a distribution.

3 Security Features to Consider When Choosing a Linux Workstation

Learn how to work from anywhere and keep your data, identity, and sanity. DOWNLOAD NOW If your systems administrators are remote workers, you may wish to establish a set of guidelines to help ensure that their workstations pass core security requirements. This will help reduce the risk that they...
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Fedora 25 Officially Released as the First Major OS to Offer Wayland by Default

Today, November 22, 2016, Fedora Project officially announced the release of the Fedora 25 Linux-based operating system, which is a major milestone featuring the latest GNU/Linux technologies and Open Source software. Six months in development and delayed twice, Fedora 25 Linux is now available for...
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