Network Diagnosis On Linux With ncat

Network Diagnosis On Linux With ncat

Posted by Hayden Smith

One of the most awkward things to diagnose is a network problem. Fortunately, however, this can be made easier through the use of ncat. ncat is a tool that provides a number of useful network…
Working With The ip Command On Linux

Working With The ip Command On Linux

Posted by Hayden Smith

For decades now, the ifconfig command has been the go-to tool for managing network interfaces and checking network configuration on Linux. Unfortunately, ifconfig is now quite out-of-date, so much so that the members of the…
Hosting Your Own Git Server On Your VPS With Gogs

Hosting Your Own Git Server On Your VPS With Gogs

Posted by Hayden Smith

From its humble beginnings as a side project to providing a version control and source code management system for any team working on the Linux kernel, Git has become one of the most popular version…
Working With Bash Variables In Linux

Working With Bash Variables In Linux

Posted by Hayden Smith

The Bourne Again SHell, or bash as it is abbreviated to, is probably the most used shell in the Linux world and is default on most Linux distributions. As such, it is what many people…
Working With Bash Aliases In Linux

Working With Bash Aliases In Linux

Posted by Hayden Smith

One of the really handy features of the Bourne Again SHell (bash) is that it has the ability to use aliases. Using bash aliases can make working at the command line a lot easier by…
Linux File System Explained

Linux File System Explained

Posted by Hayden Smith

Linux file system can act as a major source of confusion for new Linux users. While most people will be familiar with the Windows file system layout, the Linux method can seem very alien. In…
Use Your VPS As Your Own DropBox With Seafile

Use Your VPS As Your Own DropBox With Seafile

Posted by Hayden Smith

Cloud-based file sharing tools have become very popular. They provide a helpful way to share files with friends or as an automatic backup for files to allow easy synchronization between your devices. However, there are…
What Can You Do With A Virtual Dedicated Server?

What Can You Do With A Virtual Dedicated Server?

Posted by Hayden Smith

Virtualization technology is a tool by which a server's resources can be shared between multiple users. This works by creating virtual servers that are assigned allocated amounts of memory, disk and CPU time in order…
Can A Virtual Private Server Ever Be Free?

Can A Virtual Private Server Ever Be Free?

Posted by Hayden Smith

Everybody likes to have something for nothing, not least a free virtual private server. Unfortunately, a truly free VPS is somewhat of a unicorn, a mythical creature you can't find. You can get close to…
Using Nice With Your Linux Processes

Using Nice With Your Linux Processes

Posted by Hayden Smith

While modern multi-tasking operating systems can make it appear that all your applications are running at the same time, the truth of the matter is somewhat different. Computer multitasking works using a method called time…

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