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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Enterprise Linux Security Episode 74 – Unlucky in Vegas

There’s a multitude of ways you can lose money in Las Vegas, but this time it’s not from gambling. In this episode, Jay and Joao will discuss a recent and still developing story where MGM was the target of what appears to be a ransomware attack.

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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 73 – TruffleHog and CVSS version 4.0

In this episode, Jay and Joao will discuss a recent discovery by Truffle Security that has found 4,500 websites that have exposed a very critical directory. In addition, the upcoming Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) update, which will bring to version 4.0 – along with some important changes you’ll need to understand.

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