Linux

Linux commands: An overview of terminal commands

An overview of the most important Linux commands

Under Linux, all actions that you can carry out with the mouse and window system via the graphical user interface can also be performed using programme calls in the terminal – provided you know the appropriate command and how to use it according to the correct syntax. To make working in the terminal easier, we provide you with an overview of basic Linux commands with detailed descriptions and...

How do I install Ubuntu from a USB drive?

Ubuntu USB drive: booting and installing Ubuntu from a USB drive

You cannot install Ubuntu without a removable storage device. Since most new laptops and notebooks don’t have a CD/DVD drive, Linux fans have to install Ubuntu from a USB stick. To do this, you first need to create an Ubuntu USB stick. Continue reading for a step-by-step guide.

Ubuntu: The Linux system for everyone

Ubuntu: The versatile Linux distribution with long-term support

Whether a home PC, work laptop, or website server – without an operating system, the management of hardware resources wouldn’t be possible. Windows systems have proven themselves over the years, and Apple computers run with Mac OS X as the standard, but Linux distributions are no longer a niche in the server environment. Ubuntu, for example, continues to build on traditional open source...

Linux – the cost-effective alternative to Windows

Linux: a closer look at the open source operating system

There are many claims about Linux. Is it more secure than Windows? Or is it just more complicated? Although they are widespread in the server area, open source systems haven’t really made their way to PCs. What actually lies behind the cost-effective alternative? Is using a Linux operating system right for you? We’ve got the answers to these questions and more.

Set up your own Debian FTP server with ProFTPD

Debian FTP server: how to install and configure your own

FTP servers are suitable solutions if you want to make files available for download or offer multiple users a platform for storing and accessing data. The practical server-client technology also plays an important role in the maintenance of web presences. This tutorial explains how to install and set up your own Debian FTP server.

Debian – the universal system software

Debian: what does this Linux kernel offer?

Anyone looking to learn about Linux operating systems will come across Debian soon enough. The GNU/Linux distribution was one of the first of its kind and is still one of the most widely used today. Over 1,000 community members work on the Debian project, furthering the development of the collection. But how did Debian become so successful? And what makes this system software so interesting to...

What is SELinux?

What is SELinux?

The SELinux security module is built into the Linux kernel and can be activated on a number of Linux operating systems (distributions). By using SELinux, only essential access to the operating system is permitted. This gives administrators more control over running processes. With SELinux, there is far less risk of unsafe user programs endangering the overall system.

What is LXC (Linux Containers)?

LXC: features, pros, and cons of Linux Containers

Container technology has shaken up classic application virtualizisation. It promises more flexibility, higher scalability and an overall carefree package with regard to user friendliness. However, before you decide to use Linux Containers (LXC), you should become more familiar with its features, pros, and cons, different uses as well as the defined limits of this technology.

Introduction to cURL in Linux

cURL in Linux: what you need to know to get started

The cURL command is one of the most important tools in web development. It enables developers to directly interact with websites using the command line. This can be used to test and debug APIs and servers, and to automate frequently performed tasks. We reveal what you need to know to get started with cURL in Linux and provide practical examples.

A comparison of different servers

Servers by comparison in web hosting

Carry out a server comparison and you will notice that website operators have a large selection to choose from. Professional hosts offer virtual, dedicated, and cloud based servers in different performance levels. How do these server models differ from one another? What features does a root server have in comparison to a managed server? Which type of hosting is best for your web project? Take a...


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