The Homelab Show Episode 112 – Open Source Home Lab Security

Security is a very important topic, even in the world of homelab. The idea is simple – you need access to your servers, but you want to ensure only those that are authorized can get in. In this episode, Jay and Tom discuss some tips and strategies around security.

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Kasm Workspaces Simplified: The Essential Guide for New Users

Kasm Workspaces, dubbed “the container streaming platform” enables you to run applications and even entire Linux distributions inside your web browser. This container-based solution can be self-hosted on your own hardware, and its feature set unlocks more potential for homelabs and enterprise alike. In this video, Jay will present an entire getting started guide for Kasm Workspaces, which will cover how to deploy it, manage individual workspaces, and more!

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Please note: This video is sponsored by Kasm, but it is NOT a review. This video is a tutorial for those that have already decided to deploy Kasm Workspaces. If you’d like Jay’s opinion on Kasm Workspaces as a product, check out this review which is NOT sponsored by Kasm.

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How I Set Up the Sway Window Manager on Debian 12

Recently, I mentioned that I was switching each of my Linux installs to Debian. But what does that mean for my laptops and desktops? In this video, I’ll show you the Sway window manager implementation I’ve been working on, and where it stands as of now. Plus, I’ll show you how you can set this up for yourself!

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Thanks to Akamai for sponsoring this video! Check out Akamai’s cloud platform to spin up your very own Linux server!

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Enterprise Linux Security Episode 77 – Security News Sync

In this episode, Jay and Joao catch up on recent stories. Among the topics they’ll discuss another version of CentOS going end of life (and why upgrading isn’t so straight-forward), the recent curl vulnerability, and more!

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Thanks to TuxCare for sponsoring this podcast! Check out their Extended Lifecycle Support solution to keep your CentOS 7 installations supported with continued security updates while you plan your migration!

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Vim Editing Essentials (Episode 6) – Tips, Tricks and How to Configure Vim

Welcome to the brand new Vim series! In this course, you’ll learn everything you’ll need to know in order to become productive with Vim, a popular UNIX/Linux text editor. You’ll learn how to install it, how to use it, and some quality of life tips to increase your skills. In this episode, you’ll learn some additional tricks to help you level up your Vim skillset.

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Vim Editing Essentials (Episode 5) – Splitting your Vim Window

Welcome to the brand new Vim series! In this course, you’ll learn everything you’ll need to know in order to become productive with Vim, a popular UNIX/Linux text editor. You’ll learn how to install it, how to use it, and some quality of life tips to increase your skills. In this episode, you’ll learn how to split your Vim window which will enable additional multitasking capabilities.

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Vim Editing Essentials (Episode 4) – Visual Mode

Welcome to the brand new Vim series! In this course, you’ll learn everything you’ll need to know in order to become productive with Vim, a popular UNIX/Linux text editor. You’ll learn how to install it, how to use it, and some quality of life tips to increase your skills. In this episode, we’ll explore visual mode.

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