Linux Articles

I’ve accumulated a number of articles on Linux. If you are here to get started, I’ve created a Learn Linux group of articles to start you off. Other wise they are ordered by last updated.

Getting Started With Ansible

Here is a tutorial of how I would start a server from scratch using ansible and docker Read More
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Docker Getting Started

This is my introduction to docker and how to use docker. Read More
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Everything about etc hosts file

I don't work in Windows or Mac often so I always forget where the hosts file is located. The windows etc hosts file and Unix etc host file both work the same, so usage is easy. Read More
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Install Ubuntu Server 1804

Here is a quick video of how I install Ubuntu server on virtualbox Read More
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Install Xfce on Ubuntu Server 1804

How to install xfce4 on Ubuntu Server. This is a fun one, that is not required to complete my learnlinux tutorial. Read More
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SSH Keys

Everything about ssh keys on Ubuntu Read More
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Using Docker Compose

This is the foundation I use for docker-compose. Read More
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Virtualbox on Windows

How to install Virtualbox on Windows 10. Read More
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Headless Virutalbox (Cheat Sheet)

Virtualbox is exteremly handy on a development server, learn how to run it headless Read More
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Bash Aliases To Save Time

Creating an alias allows saves you time by reducing the amount of characters you have to type. Read More
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Introduction to Tmux

tmux is pretty awesome, here is where I write about it. Read More
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Mirror a Website With Wget

This article explains how to mirror a website for backup purposes. Read More
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What's using your Bandwidth

A quick article that lets you know what's using your bandwidth. Read More
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Using Screen (Linux)

Screen is a linux command line tool that allows you to store sessions and create windows without a GUI. Read More
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Split Files Into Chunks

Split is a really easy Linux command you can use to split large files into smaller chunks. Read More
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Reset MySQL (or MariaDB) Root Password

This article explains how to reset the database root password Read More
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Rsync

This article is my reference for everything to do with Rsync. I primarily use Rsync for backups and moving servers. Read More
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Ubuntu Keyboard Shortcuts

The purpose of this article is to quickly teach you useful time-saving keyboard shortcuts available in Ubuntu. Read More
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Server Storage

This article outlines everything I can think of about space on your server drives. Read More
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Using grep for web development

grep is a great tool for web development. Read More
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Back up and restore MySQL databases

This article will briefly explain how to use the command line to backup your databases, making it easy to automate your tasks using bash scripts. Read More
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MySQL Runaway Process

Here are the commands to stop a run away process. Read More
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