How to Prevent a DDoS Attack with Nginx

How to Prevent a DDoS Attack with Nginx

Nginx comes with features for you to block a DDoS attack on your server. Learn how you can configure your Nginx to prevent a DDoS attack.

By Jeff Mitchell -
How to Monitor Nvidia GPU in Linux

How to Monitor Nvidia GPU in Linux

You may struggle with the performance of your GPU if it isn’t properly configured. Learn how you can monitor Nvidia GPU in Linux with these two tools.

By Ben Stockton -
How Mobile Linux Differs from Desktop Linux

How Mobile Linux Differs from Desktop Linux

The Linux kernel is the core in most desktop and mobile OS. While they are using the same kernel, mobile Linux is not quite the same as Desktop Linux.

By Alexander Fox -
How to Avoid Server Reboots with Ubuntu Livepatch

How to Avoid Server Reboots with Ubuntu Livepatch

If you are running a Ubuntu server, you will need to reboot it occasionally after a system upgrade. Ubuntu livepatch can avoid server reboot without compromising security.

By Alexandru Andrei -
How to Manage Symlinks in Linux

How to Manage Symlinks in Linux

Symlinks are files that link to other files. In Linux, symlinks serve as shortcuts. Here is how to manage symlinks and fix broken symlinks in Linux.

By Jeff Mitchell -
Is Arch Linux Better than Ubuntu?

Is Arch Linux Better than Ubuntu?

A commonly asked question is “Is Arch Linux better than Ubuntu?” We compared the two to see which is better. Here are our findings.

By Nick Congleton -
How to Create CS:GO Server on Linux VPS

How to Create CS:GO Server on Linux VPS

If you want more control when playing Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, you can create your own CS:GO server on Linux rather than using Steam’s server.

By Alexandru Andrei -
How to Speed Up Your Linux PC

How to Speed Up Your Linux PC

Linux is lightweight and fast by default, but it’s always beneficial to further speed up a Linux PC. Here are some great ways to speed up your Linux machine.

By Jeff Mitchell -
What Is /dev/null in Linux?

What Is /dev/null in Linux?

“/dev/null” in Linux is a virtual device file, and whatever you write to “/dev/null” is discarded, forgotten, thrown into the void. Learn how /dev/null works in Linux.

By Alexandru Andrei -
What Is AppImage in Linux?

What Is AppImage in Linux?

On Windows, there are portable apps that you can run without installation. In Linux, Appimage is portable, too, but with a different architecture.

By Alexandru Andrei -
Debian vs. Ubuntu: Which One Should You Use?

Debian vs. Ubuntu: Which One Should You Use?

While Ubuntu is based on Debian, they are two different distros. Here we compare Debian and Ubuntu and the similarities and differences between them.

By Alexandru Andrei -
How to Use the Tee Command in Linux

How to Use the Tee Command in Linux

If you ever use pipes and redirections in Linux, chances are you will also need to make use of the tee utility. Here’s how to use the tee command in Linux.

By Alexandru Andrei -
How to Generate GPG Keys in Linux

How to Generate GPG Keys in Linux

To keep your files or messages, you should be using GPG encryption keys. Here’s how you can generate GPG keys in Linux and easily encrypt your files.

By Ben Stockton -
11 Reasons You Should Learn to Use Linux

11 Reasons You Should Learn to Use Linux

You have probably heard of Linux. What makes Linux so great? Here are the 11 things that make Linux an important tool for serious computer users.

By Alexander Fox -
5 of the Best Linux Distros for Beginners

5 of the Best Linux Distros for Beginners

If you’re considering giving Linux a try, you might be put off by the risk of a steep learning curve. Here are 5 of the best Linux distros for beginners.

By Ben Stockton -
How to Limit Resources an LXD Container Can Use

How to Limit Resources an LXD Container Can Use

If you are using multiple LXD containers on the same system, it makes sense to limit the amount of resources each component can use. Here’s how you can do so.

By Alexandru Andrei -
How to Fix Ubuntu Freezing in VirtualBox

How to Fix Ubuntu Freezing in VirtualBox

If you’re running Ubuntu in VirtualBox and it’s constantly freezing, trying to figure out what the problem is can be an exercise in frustration.

By Kris Wouk -
How to Mount Remote Directories in Linux with SSHFS

How to Mount Remote Directories in Linux with SSHFS

SSHFS is very easy to use, clean and simple. It’s also incredibly secure since it relies on the battle-hardened and proven OpenSSH server. Learn how you can mount remote directories in Linux with SSHFS.

By Alexandru Andrei -
How to Enable Dynamic Transparency Ubuntu

How to Enable Dynamic Transparency Ubuntu

Even though it was removed, you can re-enable dynamic transparency on your Ubuntu PC with the GNOME desktop environment with a simple extension.

By Nick Congleton -
How to Fix a Touchpad Not Working in Linux

How to Fix a Touchpad Not Working in Linux

Sometimes your touchpad will stp working in Linux, maybe after a major update/upgrade. Here are the steps to fix the touchpad not working issue in Linux.

By Kris Wouk -
How to Secure a Linux Home Server

How to Secure a Linux Home Server

Setting up a Linux home server is relatively easy, but securing it is another story altogether. Learn how you can secure your Linux home server.

By Kris Wouk -
5 of the Best Arch Linux-Based Distributions

5 of the Best Arch Linux-Based Distributions

If you’d like to use Arch Linux but don’t want to build everything from the ground up, here are 5 of the best Arch-based Linux distributions you can try.

By Ben Stockton -
4 of the Best Android Emulators for Linux

4 of the Best Android Emulators for Linux

With an Android emulator, you can enjoy the smartphone experience without the smartphone. Here are some of the best Android emulators for Linux.

By Ben Stockton -
How to Install Kodi on Linux

How to Install Kodi on Linux

When it comes to media streaming, there’s no better player than Kodi. Here’s how you can install Kodi on some of the most popular Linux distros.

By Ben Stockton -
Amp Up Your Linux Music Library With DeaDBeeF

Amp Up Your Linux Music Library With DeaDBeeF

There are plenty of fantasic music players on Linux. DeaDBeeF, however, stands out among the rest. Learn how to install and customize this Linux favorite.

By Nick Congleton -
11 Uses for the ‘ps’ Command in Linux

11 Uses for the ‘ps’ Command in Linux

The ps command is a frequently-used tool for system administrators. It’s used to list the currently-running processes on your system. Here are some great uses for it.

By Alexander Fox -
How to Upgrade Debian

How to Upgrade Debian

When a new version of Debian is released, it often brings significant improvements and new features. Learn how to easily upgrade Debian to the newer version.

By Alexandru Andrei -
5 of the Best LaTex Editors for Linux

5 of the Best LaTex Editors for Linux

LaTeX markup allows you to add elements like complicated mathematical equations to your document. Here are five of the best LaTeX editors for Linux users.

By Ben Stockton -
How to Upgrade Ubuntu from the Command Line

How to Upgrade Ubuntu from the Command Line

It is easy to upgrade your Ubuntu to a new release, either with a graphical interface or via the terminal. Here’s how to upgrade Ubuntu from the command line.

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