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 and Using (Zip & Unzip) In Ubuntu

    Installing and Using (Zip & Unzip) In Ubuntu

    Zip is a compression and file packaging utility, this is useful for packaging a set of files for distribution; for archiving files; and for saving disk space by temporarily compressing unused files or directories. Advantages of zipping: You save storage space, leaving you with more space to work with It is a compact and easy to transfer zip file, compared ...

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  • Understanding & Scheduling Tasks With Cron [Ubuntu]

    Understanding & Scheduling Tasks With Cron [Ubuntu]

    I previously wrote a tutorial about managing system processes in ubuntu, where we walked through starting, stopping programs, and the likes. In some cases, you may need an application to perform a task at a specific time rather than always running in the background, this is where cron comes in. By using Cron, you can schedule ...

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  • 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 GNU/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 GNU/Linux is a bit different, although similar. In GNU/Linux, rsync is one of the most useful utilities available for transferring data, it ...

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