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November 02, 2009
Linux jobs rank third in Dice.com job posting but demand is growing, unlike Windows. Virtualization is the most sought-after additional skill.
December 15, 2008
Sun's OpenSolaris 2008.11 update seeks to lure Linux users back with Linux-like commands and simpler tools.
June 23, 2008
How can you best prepare for the Linux+ certification exam? Certification authority and Linux Certification Passport author Michael Jang discusses a strategy for success.
October 03, 2007
When the number of Linux servers became too much for the University of Maryland's Windows-centric administrators , the IT department turned to Centeris and Active Directory.
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Managing Linux servers requires command line skills. Keep a list of the top Linux commands to schedule tasks, check statuses and see open files. Continue Reading
New Linux server administrators will find mounting storage devices very different than they have seen on Windows servers. Continue Reading
Choosing an alternative to Windows 98 and learning Linux -- back in the 90s -- led Jack Wallen to his current career. How did you get started with Linux? Continue Reading
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Red Hat overhauled its Satellite server management tool in version 6, which means a lot more functionality and features but a complex adjustment period for server admins. Continue Reading
How well do you know Linux? Network and systems administrators can test their understanding of Linux commands and configuration utilities with this quiz. Continue Reading
Learn about different tools, tips, programs and resources from every genre of Linux tools, and learn how to deploy and configure the tools that suite your needs. Continue Reading
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The Linux ip command makes monitoring a Linux network configuration easy, but you need to know what to look for. Continue Reading
Managing services on Linux is an essential task for administrators. Learn to work with either System V or systemd. Continue Reading
New Linux administrators will need to master a core cadre of vi (or vim) text editor commands. Start with the basics, then explore other vi commands. Continue Reading
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When a process fails, go for the kill. You know how to start and stop Linux services, but what happens when you need to kill one? Continue Reading
To manage Linux servers, administrators need a set of basic commands to view and start processes, as well as utilities that make life a little easier. Continue Reading
Upgrading to Ubuntu Server 11.04 may not be necessary, as you may want to wait for the April 2012 release of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Learn about why to upgrade now, and how to do it. Continue Reading