Is there a OneDrive client for Linux?

OneDrive for GNOME3

Simple enough question, easy answer? OneDrive for Linux. You’ve probably no doubt heard Microsoft whitter on about how much they love Linux and Open Source recently, but what about the use of their flagship products […]

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 […]

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 ourĀ ‘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 […]

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 […]

Quick Tip: convert images at the command line with ImageMagick

The ImageMagick Wizard

ImageMagick is a very mature tool. It’s been around for donkeys years and it even acts as the silent ‘back end’ to some of the best GUI-based image manipulation software. However, the jewel in ImageMagick’s […]

How to tar (compress) files up, excluding certain files or directories

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If you’ve ever been making a backup of an entire Linux system, or maybe just a number of folders but there were certain folders or files that you didn’t want to have in the backup […]