Linux Essentials – The dnf Command

There’s a handful of popular package managers that are used on various Linux distributions, and dnf is among the most popular. It’s the default package manager on distros such as Red Hat, CentOS, AlmaLinux, Rocky Linux, Fedora, among others. In this video, we’ll explore the dnf command and see examples of basic usage.

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DBcare – How TuxCare aims to Eliminate Database Server Reboots

DBcare is a new offering from TuxCare, which aims to help administrators avoid rebooting database servers by live-patching them. DBcare is currently in beta, and you can test it out right now. Last year, I had a chance to chat with Jim Jackson about DBcare, and we had a really good conversation about the project that’s still timely today, especially considering the beta test has recently opened up.

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Building your own Git Server with Gitea on AlmaLinux

Gitea is a self-hosted git server you can run on your Linux rig, enabling you to be in full control of hosting your own repositories. In this video, the process of setting up Gitea is shown on an AlmaLinux server. You’ll see the process of setting up the server, installing Gitea, and even making your first commit to a repository that’s being hosted on your new server.

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