A Hidden Gem of a Linux Distro – Crunchbang++ 12 is Out!

Recently, Jay had a chance to check out the latest version of Crunchbang++, a lightweight Linux distribution based on Debian. Version 12 sees the distro rebase on Debian Bookworm, giving users the latest Debian stable base with a well polished OpenBox implementation. Check out all the info in this review!

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The Linux Crash Course – What are “snap” Packages?

Linux packaging has no shortage of controversy, and snap packages are no exception to that. But why are snap packages so controversial? What do they give us that standard packages don’t? In this video, Jay goes over the basics of snap packages.

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The Year of the Linux Desktop (Extended Directors Cut)

The Year of the Linux Desktop… A time where Linux has WON. As the dominant operating system, it’s completely extinguished its competitors. But is that a good thing?

In this video, Jay presents a special “extended edition” of the channel’s 2023 April Fools joke – complete with some restored scenes, bloopers, and more!

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Automate Your Tasks with systemd Timers: A Step-by-Step Guide

Systemd is a powerful and complex init system for Linux servers, and some of its features can be a bit challenging to learn. In this video, Jay goes over systemd timers, a feature of systemd that’s often overlooked. You’ll learn how systemd timers are different from cron jobs, how to set them up, and more!

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Enterprise Linux Security Episode 72 – Surveillance Facepalm

Imagine needing to ask your government permission in order to perform tasks such as installing a security patch, implementing an Intrusion Detection System, updating firmware or upgrading your operating system? If this sounds too ridiculous to be true, then you’re right – it is ridiculous, but unfortunately it’s a real proposal. In the U.K., Investigatory Powers Act 2016 (IPA) has had an adjustment proposed that could potentially make securing your systems more difficult than it’s ever been. In this episode, Jay and Joao discuss how these potential changes will complicate pretty much everything.

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Learn tmux (Part 1) Boost your Linux Productivity with this 5-part Course!

If you want to increase your productivity with the Linux command line, tmux is definitely a great way to do just that! With tmux, you can manage your workflow with sessions, multitask with panes, and it also allows you to easily regain access to existing sessions when your SSH connection drops. In this five part series, you’ll learn everything you need to know in order to use tmux daily! In this episode, we’ll get started with tmux.

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