The Homelab Show Episode 80 – The “Automation” Mindset

As most of us homelabbers are aware by now, automation is a very good thing – repeating (and sometimes tedious) tasks can be automated, allowing us to focus on things that are better uses of our time. But Automation itself seems to have its own mindset, especially when it comes to how you go about approaching some of the challenges. In this episode, Jay and Tom discuss the Automation Mindset.

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Linux Crash Course Series – How to Share Files via SSHFS

While technologies such as Samba and NFS are very effective when you want to share files with other users, those solutions may not be best for those with simpler file sharing needs. In this video, sshfs is covered, which is a fuse-based solution that enables you to quickly share directories on your network.

Note: sshfs no longer has a maintainer, so don’t use this solution for confidential or proprietary files. Check out the repository and consider volunteering to maintain this awesome solution.

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Bash Scripting on Linux (The Complete Guide) Class 17 – Backup Script

Backups – the most critical function of computing that virtually everyone ignores until they learn the hard way that they should’ve taken it more seriously. Don’t be that kind of person! You really should start taking backups seriously – so why not check out episode 17 of LearnLinuxTV’s Bash Scripting guide and learn how to back up files using a Bash Script? In fact, this is a fun video that you won’t want to miss.

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