Information Security 101: What your business needs to know

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The Essentials of Information Security In this presentation we are going to cover the essentials of how to protect your intellectual property, primarily when it relates to information that your business depends upon. From a technical […]

Howto: What is Git and Github? How do I use it and why should I care?

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Git was made by Linus Torvalds in 2005, originally as version control software to better enable contributors to upload code to the Linux kernel. Git is a version control system. Sometimes referred to as an SCM […]

Pro Tip: For, While and Until Loops

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LEVEL: SYSADMIN / TIME: 1-2 min. Here’s some handy quick reference examples to go back to easily if you are needing to use for, while and until loops in your bash shell scripts. This is […]

How to set the default terminal (or window manager, browser, and much more) in Linux

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Ever wondered how your Linux system chooses the default Terminal Emulator, web browser, window manager, text editor, particular version of an app (eg, php5 vs 7/python2.7 vs 3)? Wonder no more! Change the default app […]

What is Docker (and Linux containers?)

A while ago, around the release of the Linux kernel version 3, the concept of namespaces and containerization was introduced through a module called lxc (Linux containers). The idea behind a container is sort of […]

SSHFS? What’s that and how do I use it?

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Check out Tecmint’s great article on SSHFS, a way that you can securely see the filesystem of a remote computer, using the SSH protocol. It works kind of like NFS, simply add a mountpoint on […]