Purism laptop
Jack Wallen reviews the security-conscious Librem 13 laptop from Purism.

Purism Librem 13: A Security-Focused Powerhouse of a Linux Laptop

Quick, how many companies do you know of that ship laptops pre-installed with Linux? Off the top of my head, I can think of the following: System76...
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round robin
DNS round-robin is mapping multiple servers to the same hostname and really has nothing to do with the charming variety shown here.

Simple Load Balancing with DNS on Linux

When you have server back ends built of multiple servers, such as clustered or mirrowed web or file servers, a load balancer provides a single point...
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Linux od Command Tutorial for Beginners (6 Examples)

There may be times when while working on the Linux command line, you might want to display/convert content in a file in/to a form other than its...
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In this installment of our certification series, Jack Wallen talks with recently certified Ahmed Alkabary.

Linux Foundation LFCS: Ahmed Alkabary

The Linux Foundation offers many resources for Linux and open source developers, users, and administrators. One of the most important offerings is...
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Jack Wallen walks you through the process of encrypting and decrypting a file from within three popular Linux file managers.

How to Encrypt Files From Within a File Manager

The Linux desktop and server enjoys a remarkable level of security. That doesn’t mean, however, you should simply rest easy. You should always...
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Vim is so flexible you can make it do just about anything with a minimum number of keystrokes.

An Introduction to Vim for Sysadmins

Why, you ask, should anyone care about Vim? It's complex, it's so old it's a fossil, and you like Kate/Leafpad/Geany/Gedit/Nano/Jed/Lime/Emacs/what-...
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Learn how to use the Quagga suite of routing protocols to manage dynamic routing.

Dynamic Linux Routing with Quagga

So far in this series, we have learned the intricacies of IPv4 addressing in Linux LAN Routing for Beginners: Part 1 and how to create static routes...
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Namib Linux
Namib Linux makes installing and using Arch Linux as simple as can be.

Namib Linux Makes Arch Linux a Dream for New Users

Let’s not mince words here. Arch Linux is a challenge to install. If it weren’t, we wouldn’t have so many distributions, such as Anarchy, which we...
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In this tutorial, we show how to manually configure LAN routers.

Linux LAN Routing for Beginners: Part 2

Last week we reviewed IPv4 addressing and using the network admin's indispensible ipcalc tool: Now we're going to make some nice LAN routers....
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Plasma Mobile
Jack Wallen takes an early look at Plasma Mobile, the joint effort of Purism and KDE to bring mobile Linux to the masses.

Plasma Mobile Could Give Life to a Mobile Linux Experience

In the past few years, it’s become clear that, outside of powering Android, Linux on mobile devices has been a resounding failure. Canonical came...
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