Ubuntu

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.

  • Installing Security Updates in Ubuntu

    Installing Security Updates in Ubuntu

    To begin installing security updates, the first thing is to update your repository index, which would instruct the server to check all lists of packages that are new or out-dated. Update your repo with the following command: sudo apt update Once, you’ve done that, you will need to upgrade them if any new packages are available. You can either ...

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  • Securing Nginx Server Using a (Self Signed Certificate) [Ubuntu]

    Securing Nginx Server Using a (Self Signed Certificate) [Ubuntu]

    In this guide, you’ll learn how to use SSL to secure your Nginx, this way, you can ensure your websites are encrypted and available over HTTPS. By default, Nginx configuration listens for traffic on port 80 in Ubuntu, and not port 443 (HTTPS). There are two ways you can go about installing SSL, you can either go ...

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  • Understanding Load Average In GNU/Linux

    Understanding Load Average In GNU/Linux

    Load average is the average number of processes that is calculated over a period of time, they can either be in a runnable or uninterrupted‐able state. When a process is in a runnable state, it is either using the CPU or waiting to use the CPU, and when a process is in an uninterrupted‐able state, ...

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  • How to Rename Files and Directories in GNU/Linux

    How to Rename Files and Directories in GNU/Linux

    Renaming file and directory is quite straight forward in GNU/Linux, in this guide I’ll show you how to do just that… The mv command is among the useful utility for renaming, and moving files from one location to another, to rename a file, you use the following syntax: mv source destination To rename a file, you need ...

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  • Beginners Guide To Using (htop) In Ubuntu

    Beginners Guide To Using (htop) In Ubuntu

    In your server, there are lots of ways you could view a system resource usage, as well as the ability to kill a misbehaving or resource hog processes, for example, you can use the kill command to gracefully kill a process, learn more about Dealing With Misbehaving Processes in Your Server. What if I tell you that ...

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