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NNextcloud Setup

04.03.2018 4 Min Read— In Linux

So you want to install your own dropbox like cloud storage service? Well you’ve made the right choice with nextcloud! Its relatively easy to install and maintain and has a vibrant community and full…

vvsftpd Setup

28.02.2018 4 Min Read— In Linux

So an FTP server is often one of the first things people want to setup on a new server. I recently setup two, one on my Raspberry Pi for making a 2TB USB Drive available in my home, and another…

BBash Operators

25.02.2018 6 Min Read— In Linux

These are called shell operators and yes, there are more of them. I will give a brief overview of the most common among the two major classes, control operators and redirection operators. A. Control…

TTripwire

24.02.2018 1 Min Read— In Linux

Here’s a great little program to keep an eye on your system files to make sure no one inappropriate is changing them! I like to have this run in cron once a week and send me a report. When your first…

BBash Pipes

22.02.2018 1 Min Read— In Linux

This table will hopefully help me keep the pipe madness in check. Am I overwriting or appending? Am I including StdErr? Etc.. visible in terminal visible in file existing file Syntax StdOut StdErr…

LLogwatch

21.02.2018 1 Min Read— In Linux

Logwatch is a pretty simple, but essential application in my server management arsenal. You can install it from the ubuntu repos directly, so this will do: After it is installed it will automatically…