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Quickstart to using Linux Containers(lxc and lxd)

Reading Time: 3 minutes Containerization has been the leading mode for application deployment today. So tools like Docker has been in the rise. But the Docker containers are built for the purpose of deploying an application and hence a single process. So, Docker containers are not meant to run an Operating System. But what if we want to run multiple Operating Systems on a single host OS. People will Continue Reading

How to deal with broken package in Linux ?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Linux supports various package managers .These make it powerful to deal with installing softwares and working with them through terminal.Most common apt is really a powerful one to talk about. They are compressed archive which contain programs and files required to run them.The package distribution system is designed to be robust and simplify the application installation process. But what if the package install is wrong Continue Reading

Getting started with Shell Scripting in 5 easy steps

Reading Time: 3 minutes Hi Everyone! In this blog, we are going to learn about Shell Scripting and how to get started with it in few simple steps. This tutorial helps in gaining a basic understanding of the concept of LINUX/UNIX shell scripting. Introduction First, Before diving into how, let us first look at what Shell and Shell Scripting actually is. What is a Shell? A shell is simply Continue Reading

How To Install A Package On Linux Netlify Agent Without Sudo Privileges?

Reading Time: 2 minutes In this article, we’ll learn how to install a package on Linux Netlify Agent Without Sudo Privileges and without the use of a package manager. Problem Netlify provides serverless backend for web applications and static websites. It is very convenient to host static websites when you do not need any special installations on top of it. However, if you want to use any third-party package Continue Reading

ZFS Storage pool layout: VDEVs

Reading Time: 3 minutes ZFS initially stood for Zettabyte File system. It was developed by Matthew Ahrens and Jeff Bonwick as a part of Sun Microsystems in 2001 but later was placed under a closed license when Oracle Corporation acquired Sun Microsystems Inc. ZFS is well known for its storage pool and the features associated with it. It is a multiprotocol enterprise storage system that is designed to enhance the Continue Reading

Getting Started with Vim Editor in Linux

Reading Time: 4 minutes Introduction Vim is based on vi text editor. vim is a text editor that is upwards compatible to Vi. Bram Moolenaar was the developer of Vim text editor. Vim can be use to edit plain text. There are a lot of enhancements above Vi. Vim is an advanced and highly configurable text editor. It is widely use for being fast and efficient. Most importantly, It supports Continue Reading

Introduction and features of Linux Operating System

Reading Time: 4 minutes Introduction and features of Linux Operating System Linux Operating System is a open-source operating systems like Unix. It was initially developed by Linus Torvalds on September 17, 1991and features are free and open-source operating system and the source code can be modified and distributed to anyone commercially or noncommercially under the GNU General Public License.   Agenda of Linux Operating System 5W’s 1H ◦ Introduction to Operating Continue Reading

How To Build A Java Project Using Travis CI On Windows Platform?

Reading Time: 3 minutes What Is Travis CI? Travis CI is an open-source CI service used to build and test projects hosted at your favorite SCM. You can easily configure Travis CI by adding a file named .travis.yml to the root directory of the GitHub repository. Travis CI was the first CI as a Service tool! You can easily integrate Travis with the common cloud repositories like GitHub, Bitbucket, Continue Reading

How to encrypt and decrypt files using GPG

Reading Time: 3 minutes In Linux, you keep your data in form of files. But what if the data you are storing is sensitive. How can you protect that from unauthorized access? One of the ways is encrypting the files using GPG. In this blog, I’ll tell you what GPG is and how you can use it to encrypt and decrypt files in the Linux system. What are GPG Continue Reading

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5 Debian Package Management Tools you need to know

Reading Time: 4 minutes Hi everyone! Today in this tutorial, we’re going to look at 5 different package management tools that Debian uses specially in DevOps. Above all, Before diving in, lets take a brief look at what Package Management actually is. What is Package Management? Firstly, A package generally refers to a compressed file archive containing all the files that come with a particular application. These are referred Continue Reading

Creating and mounting an ext4 file system

Reading Time: 4 minutes What is Ext4 file system? The ext4 or fourth extended filesystem is a widely-used journaling file system for Linux. The ext4 file system is a scalable extension of the ext3 file system. It was designed as a progressive revision of the ext3 file system and overcomes a number of limitations in ext3. After installation, it is sometimes necessary to create a new file system. For Continue Reading

Understanding Swap Space in Linux: A Practical Guide

Reading Time: 4 minutes If you are a Linux user, then you have definitely heard about Linux Swap. But the reason you may be here is that either you may not know what exactly it is or how to use it. In this blog, I’ll be covering the concept of swap space and some of its practical implementations. So, let’s start. What is Swap Space? You probably know that Continue Reading

Basic Linux Commands for Beginners

Reading Time: 8 minutes Learn basic commands for Linux, a free and open-source operating system that you can make changes to and redistribute. What is Linux? Linux is an operating system’s kernel. You might have heard of UNIX. Well, Linux is a UNIX clone. But it was actually created by Linus Torvalds from Scratch. Linux is free and open-source, that means that you can simply change anything in Linux Continue Reading