Wed 23 January, 2019

How to monitor activity on your Linux server

2019-01-24T05:45:51+00:00Wed 23 January, 2019|Tags: , , |

Linux systems provide a number of commands that make it easy to report on system activity. In this post, we're going to look at several commands that are especially helpful. The watch commandThe watch command is one that makes it easy to repeatedly examine a variety of data on your system — use..

Tue 22 January, 2019

Review: 4 open-source network management tools improve usability, performance

2019-01-22T20:46:53+00:00Tue 22 January, 2019|Tags: , , |

Network management tools have come a long way from the early command-line products with arcane, text-based configuration files that kept everyone except the resident (typically Linux) guru in the dark. Today’s management tools, replete with desktop or web-based GUIs, easy installs and configuration ..

Fri 18 January, 2019

SUSE releases enterprise Linux for all major ARM processors

2019-01-19T06:54:39+00:00Fri 18 January, 2019|Tags: |

SUSE has released its enterprise Linux distribution, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES), for all major ARM server processors. It also announced the general availability of SUSE Manager Lifecycle. SUSE is on par with the other major enterprise Linux distributions — Red Hat and Ubuntu — in the x86 sp..

Fri 18 January, 2019

Linux systems: Scraping up information about apt updates

2019-01-19T06:54:39+00:00Fri 18 January, 2019|Tags: |

When you use the apt command to install new packages or run routine upgrades on your Debian-based Linux system, you might wonder where information about your activities are being recorded. For one, your history file probably retains information on the commands that you use, though history files like..