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 […]

How to get to a service/server which is on an inaccessible network (using SSH tunnels)

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In the latest of our¬†‘just the examples’, imagine you are in a scenario where you want to ssh to a server (or even browse a web page etc) on a server you cannot directly get […]

Who needs Adobe Creative Suite? The Free Linux Alternatives!

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The Ultimate Linux Creative Suite? If you are a creative type, Adobe Creative Suite, or its component parts, such as Illustrator, PhotoShop and Premiere have been for years known as the tools of the trade. […]

80 Linux Monitoring Tools for SysAdmins

Have a look at this excellent list of tools for monitoring your Linux servers! We could add the same list, but it would just be downright thievery, it’s the most comprehensive list of its kind […]

How to setup a KVM server the fast way

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This is a very short quick setup on how to get KVM (The Linux Kernel Virtual Machine hypervisor) server up and running. Why KVM? KVM is a hypervisor, just like VmWare ESX, Microsoft’s Hyper-V and […]