How to Manage OpenStack Private Clouds Episode 1 – Introduction and Administration

OpenStack is an open-source cloud computing platform that enables you to build your very own private cloud that is completely under your control. You can use it to spin up compute instances, set up block and object storage, load balancers, software-defined networking, and more. In this six-part guide, Jay will guide you through the finer points of OpenStack with hands-on examples. In the first episode of the series, we’ll go over a series introduction and outline. In addition, an overview Horizon (the OpenStack dashboard) is covered.

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Thanks to OpenMetal for sponsoring this series and making it possible. Check out OpenMetal for your very own on-demand OpenStack cloud!

How to Deploy Your Own Gitlab Community Edition Instance with Ubuntu on Linode

If you’re looking for a web app or service to assist with keeping track of all your source code, then Gitlab is definitely something you should consider. Gitlab is more than just a front-end to Git, it actually contains quite a few features to empower software development. In this video, Jay will walk you through setting up your very own Gitlab server with Ubuntu on Linode.

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Thanks to Linode for sponsoring today’s video. Check them out and get set up with $100 in credit toward your new account!

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Essential First Steps for Every New Linux Server Build

In this video for new Linux users, Jay covers the essential first tweaks that should made to every new Linux server build. Although these first tweaks may seem a bit “basic”, don’t underestimate their importance! A little preparation goes a long way.

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Linux Crash Course – Connecting to Linux Servers via SSH

With the Linux Crash Course series, we’ll go over one important Linux-related topic – one video at a time. This time around, here’s a video for those of you that are brand-new to Linux that will cover how to connect to a Linux server via the OpenSSH client.

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Linux Crash Course – Desktop Environments

In the Linux Crash Course series, you’ll learn all about a Linux-related topic – one video at a time. In this episode, we explore desktop environments. What are they? How do they differ from Window Managers? Why are there so many of these? Answers to those questions (and more) in this episode of the Linux Crash Course!

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