Linux Basics

by Pete 8 minutes read

Discover how to automate comprehensive system burn-in tests using the Phoronix Test Suite in our step-by-step guide. Enhance your Linux system’s reliability and performance with efficient testing strategies that save time and resources.

by Pete 5 minutes read

Discover how to conduct effective burn-in tests using the Phoronix Test Suite on Linux systems. This guide covers essential tests for CPU, memory, GPU, and more to ensure your hardware’s reliability and performance.

by Pete 13 minutes read

Discover how to streamline your Linux system updates with our guide on setting up automated monitoring using a BASH script, a web server, and Home Assistant. Learn to automate updates and display results on a dashboard, enhancing system management and security.

by Pete 7 minutes read

Presence detection is a fundamental aspect of smart home automation. Knowing who is home and when they arrive or leave allows you to create personalized and efficient experiences. In this guide, we’ll explore how to achieve robust presence detection using Nmap, OPNsense, and …

by Pete 5 minutes read

When you manage or configure Linux systems, knowing the right tools can significantly improve your operations. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll explore the best open-source benchmarking and burn-in tools available for Linux. These tools assess performance and stability, ensuring that every component achieves …

by Pete 12 minutes read

There are several different service managers available for Linux, each with their own unique features and capabilities. In this post, we’ll take a look at some of the most popular service managers.

by Pete 14 minutes read

If you’re new to the Linux command line, it can be overwhelming to navigate the various commands and concepts. However, with a little bit of practice and understanding of the basics, you can unlock the powerful features of the command line and automate …

by Pete 8 minutes read

Learn Linux security basics with these beginner tips. Control access, update and patch regularly, encrypt sensitive data, and monitor activity to protect your system and data. Install anti-virus software, backup regularly, and have a disaster recovery plan in place.

by Pete 13 minutes read

Are you ready to learn about the most important aspect of Linux security? In this article, we’ll be talking about Linux permissions and how they work.

by Pete 9 minutes read

The Linux kernel is the core of the Linux operating system, it’s the brain that controls all the system resources like memory and processing power, and it’s the bridge that connects the software and hardware.

by Pete 6 minutes read

We’re diving deep into the world of Linux file system organization, from the root directory to the various sub-directories that make up the system.

by Pete 12 minutes read

Home Assistant is amazing open source home automation platform. In this post, we cover the basics on where to start – think of it as a cheat sheet on how to get started.