Pop!_OS – FULL Beginners Guide (updated for 21.04)

Pop!_OS is an awesome Linux distribution, and a favorite among many Linux users. And with good reason – it’s easy to use, has great features, it’s stable, and awesome overall. In this video, I’ll teach all of you beginners out there how to get up to speed with Pop!_OS so you can start using it.

Note: I previously already had a guide on Pop!_OS uploaded to my channel, but this one has been updated for 21.04 and the COSMIC desktop.

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Linux Essentials – Automatically mounting storage volumes with /etc/fstab

In a previous video we went over the basics of storage, and in this episode of Linux Essentials, I’ll show you how to automatically mount storage volumes when you boot your server. The primary focus will be going over the /etc/fstab file.

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Linux Essentials – Managing Users

As a Linux Server Administrator, it’s your job to keep an eye on your users – and in this video, I’ll show you how to add and remove users. Also, I’ll show you how to change the password of your users. In addition, we’ll go over a quick summary of the /etc/passwd and /etc/shadow files.

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Getting Started with cloud-init

cloud-init is an awesome technology that can be used to customize Linux images for deployment, that lets you do all kinds of neat things such as automatically creating users, installing packages, resetting SSH keys, and more. However, it’s often shrouded in mystery. In this video, I’ll walk you through using it to create a user, set the hostname, and install some packages.

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Linux Essentials – Formatting & Mounting Storage Volumes

Storage volumes are essential to our Linux servers and workstations, but how do we format and mount additional storage volumes? In this episode of Linux Essentials, I’ll walk you through the process of formatting additional storage volumes and mounting them in your Linux instance.

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