Jack Wallen shows how to install and use MySQL, without having to depend upon a GUI tool for the heavy lifting.

An Introduction to MySQL

At some point in your life as a Linux administrator, you’re going to have to work with a database. And because you’re working with the Linux platform...
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Iotop – Monitor Linux Disk I/O Activity and Usage Per-Process Basis

Iotop is an open source and free utility similar to top command, that provides an easy way to monitor Linux Disk I/O usage...
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Wreck of the Peter Iredale
Avoid the fate of the misconfigured Apache server with this tutorial from Carla Schroder.

Apache on Ubuntu Linux For Beginners: Part 2

You must set up your Apache web server to use SSL, so that your site URL is https:// and not http://. Sure, there are exceptions, such as test...
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Linux Foundation Certified Engineer: Karthikeyan Ramaswamy

The Linux Foundation offers many resources for developers, users, and administrators of Linux systems. One of the most important offerings is its...
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How to Secure Network Services Using TCP Wrappers in Linux

In this article we will explain what TCP wrappers are and how to configure them to restrict access to network services running on a Linux...
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Jack Wallen takes a look at what makes lightweight WattOS special.

WattOS: A Rock-Solid, Lightning-Fast, Lightweight Linux Distro For All

Everyone in the land of Linux has either heard of or made use of a lightweight Linux distribution. We all know the drill: small footprint, low...
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Halloween lights
Swapnil Bhartiya shows how build a board with Raspberry Pi and open source software that synchronizes music with lights for less than $20.

Build a Spooky Halloween Music-Light Show with Raspberry Pi and Linux

My son just turned 4, and he is super-excited about Halloween and zombies. So I planned to create a haunted house-like experience for him. The...
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Apache on Ubuntu
The trick with Apache is knowing which configurations you need, because it has plenty to choose from; Carla Schroder has some tips that can help.

Apache on Ubuntu Linux For Beginners

The Apache HTTP server is a mighty beast that powers the majority of websites. It has evolved into a complex server that slices, dices, dances, and...
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How to Take Screenshots on Ubuntu 16.04 with ScreenCloud

Screenshots come in handy in many situations. For example, while making tutorials, discussing problems, or sharing information. What I mean to say is...
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Network configuration commands
Jack Wallen explains how to use the command line to work with network configurations.

Working with Network Configurations from the Command Line

If you’re a Linux administrator, there will be times when you have to work with the command line… many times. There’s a reason for that. With the...
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