Ubuntu server is an open-source platform that enables admin to create highly available servers, whether you are planning to manage your own servers, creating complex configurations, managing virtual machines, deploying applications, or even automating configuration.

Like I previously said on my first blog post, the goal of this website is to share what I have learned with others in an understandable and the most simplified way, I am currently reading various books about Ubuntu, so I will be sharing with you what I have learned from Scratch, you can track my progress below.

  • Managing System Processes (Daemons) In Ubuntu

    Managing System Processes (Daemons) In Ubuntu

    System processes or Mr. daemons are processes that run in the background on your server, most of the time, they start automatically when your server boots. An example is the OpenSSH Daemon (sshd) which is the daemon for each incoming connection, it listens to the incoming connection without needing input from the user. Ubuntu 16.04 and above ...

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  • Monitoring Memory Usage [Ubuntu]

    Monitoring Memory Usage [Ubuntu]

    Understanding how Linux manages memory is not quite that black and white, but it’s really straightforward if you can get the concept. free command is one of the useful utility for monitoring memory usage on our server, it displays the amount of free and used memory in the system. Let’s See Some Variation of The Command: Displaying Total Memory, and ...

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  • Transferring files with rsync In [Ubuntu]

    Transferring files with rsync In [Ubuntu]

    If you are coming from a GUI world, then you know transferring files from one location or folder to another is as easy as doing a few mouse clicks, the way it works in Linux is a bit different, although similar. In Linux, rsync is one of the most useful utilities available for transferring of data, ...

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  • Transferring files with scp In [Ubuntu]

    Transferring files with scp In [Ubuntu]

    I recently wrote a basic guide on transferring files with rsync, and I outlined some examples, while rsync is really powerful, the major problem I have with it is that it doesn’t support the transfer of files from one remote host to another, it works with local to remote, and vice verse. This is where scp ...

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  • Managing Jobs In Ubuntu

    Managing Jobs In Ubuntu

    One of the most frustrating experience when working on the shell or terminal is the limited control you have when a task is undergoing processes or running, for example, if you try installing a package, say mysql-server with the apt install command, we would watch how apt does its thing without the ability to do ...

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