Linux Basics

Linux is a family of free and open-source operating systems based on the Linux kernel. Operating systems based on Linux are known as Linux distributions or distros. Examples include Debian, Ubuntu, Fedora, CentOS, Gentoo, Arch Linux, and many others. You can find computers that run Linux in a wide variety of contexts all over the world, from web servers to cell phones. Today, 90% of all cloud infrastructure and 74% of the world’s smartphones are powered by Linux.

featured tutorialA Linux Command Line Primer
This tutorial will provide users who are new to terminal environments with the basics of using a command-line interfa...

Lisa Tagliaferri • Published on December 8, 2020 · Updated on June 16, 2021

featured tutorialHow To Use ps, kill, and nice to Manage Processes in Linux
Process management is an essential skill when using any computer system. This is especially true when administrating ...

Alex Garnett • Published on September 6, 2013 · Updated on March 17, 2022

featured tutorialHow To Use Top, Netstat, Du, & Other Tools to Monitor Server Resources
Monitoring a server’s resources is an important task for every administrator. There are many command line tools made ...

Justin Ellingwood, and Alex Garnett • Published on August 26, 2013 · Updated on March 17, 2022

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    Cloud Servers: An Introduction

    3 days agoBy Alex Garnett
    Linux BasicsCloud Computing
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    Learning to Love Your Terminal

    3 days agoBy Alex Garnett
    Linux BasicsCloud ComputingLinux Commands
    Conceptual Article

    How to Choose a Linux Distribution

    15 days agoBy Alex Garnett
    Linux BasicsUbuntuArch LinuxConceptualFedoraRocky Linux
    Question

    Website will just spin but the content wont display on my website after reboot

    1 answer21 days agoBy Yivster
    Linux BasicsNode.jsUbuntu
    Tutorial

    How To Troubleshoot Common Site Issues on a Linux Server

    24 days agoBy Justin Ellingwood
    ApacheLinux BasicsNginx
    Tutorial

    An Introduction to Linux I/O Redirection

    27 days agoBy David Collazo
    InteractiveLinux Basics
    Tutorial

    An Introduction to Linux Permissions

    28 days agoBy Mitchell Anicas
    InteractiveLinux BasicsConceptual
    Tutorial

    Linux Navigation and File Management

    29 days agoBy Justin Ellingwood
    InteractiveLinux BasicsSystem Tools
    Tutorial

    An Introduction to the Linux Terminal

    30 days agoBy Mitchell Anicas
    InteractiveLinux BasicsGetting Started
    Question

    How to disable repository from updates in Linux CentOS

    Accepted Answer Available
    2 answers1 month agoBy Brendo Ross
    ApacheLinux Basics
    Tutorial

    DigitalOcean Community Glossary

    2 months agoBy The DigitalOcean Community Team
    Linux BasicsMiscellaneousGetting Started
    Tutorial

    How To Choose an Effective Backup Strategy

    2 months agoBy Justin Ellingwood, Alex Garnett
    Linux BasicsBackupsConceptual
    Tutorial

    How To Use SSHFS to Mount Remote File Systems Over SSH

    2 months agoBy Paul White, Alex Garnett
    Linux Basics
    Tutorial

    How To Upgrade to Ubuntu 22.04 Jammy Jellyfish

    2 months agoBy Alex Garnett
    Linux BasicsUbuntuUbuntu 22.04
    Tutorial

    How to Set Up SSH Keys on Ubuntu 22.04

    2 months agoBy Alex Garnett
    Getting StartedSystem ToolsLinux BasicsSecurityUbuntuUbuntu 22.04
    Tutorial

    How To Add Swap Space on Ubuntu 22.04

    2 months agoBy Alex Garnett
    Linux BasicsUbuntu 22.04Ubuntu
    Question

    Need pricing on a linux server.

    2 answers2 months agoBy Harish Kumar
    Linux Basics
    Tutorial

    How to Set Up SSH Keys on Ubuntu 18.04

    3 months agoBy Hanif Jetha
    Linux BasicsSecurityGetting StartedSystem ToolsUbuntu 18.04
    Tutorial

    How To Set Up SSH Keys on CentOS 7

    3 months agoBy Hanif Jetha
    Linux BasicsSecurityGetting StartedSystem ToolsCentOS
    Tutorial

    Package Management Essentials: apt, yum, dnf, pkg

    3 months agoBy Brennen Bearnes
    Linux BasicsLinux CommandsGetting StartedSystem Tools