In this video for new Linux users, Jay covers the essential first tweaks that should made to every new Linux server build. Although these first tweaks may seem a bit “basic”, don’t underestimate their importance! A little preparation goes a long way.
With the Linux Crash Course series, we’ll go over one important Linux-related topic – one video at a time. This time around, here’s a video for those of you that are brand-new to Linux that will cover how to connect to a Linux server via the OpenSSH client.
Were you every confused regarding the differences and use-cases between a hostname and domain name for a device within your network? How does naming your servers benefit you? In this latest episode of the Linux Crash Course series, we’ll explore some foundational concepts around both.
CrowdSec is an Intrusion Prevention System that does things a bit differently than other IPS solutions. It’s collaborative, and open-source. CrowdSec has been featured on LearnLinuxTV a few times in the past, but in this video we’ll explore the CrowdSec Console, which allows you to monitor the security events of your Linux servers from an impressive web dashboard. In this video, we’ll get an overview and see it in action!
Note: This is not a review, but an overview of a security solution that Learn Linux TV is actually using in real-life.
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.
Continue reading for an overview of the commands that were used in this video.
Monitoring the resources of your Linux server and watching for negative trends is one way to stay ahead of potential performance issues, and the sar command will help you do exactly that. In this video, Jay goes over the basics of the sar command.
In this episode of Awesome Linux Tools, the spotlight is on Lynis – a really awesome utility you can use to get a better understanding of the overall security hygiene of your server. In this video, Jay will show you how to install it, and also how to run an audit.
I recently had a chance to chat with Benny Vasquez, who was recently named the Chair of the Board of Directors for AlmaLinux OS. In this conversation, we chat about some of the things that led to the creation of AlmaLinux itself, the community-focused and inclusive nature of the project, the new board position, and more!