Linux Admin

General Linux sysadmin stuff, specifically using Ubuntu examples

Getting Started

Overview This page should contain the basic information needed to anyone starting out using a Li...

Bash Scripting

Custom Bash Settings

SSH Configuration

System Admin

Audio Devices

When using various Linux Distributions, you may (or may not) run into some issues with audio devi...

Configure FTP

  Installing Very Secure FTP Daemon I am using an Ubuntu 19.04 server in this guide, depending ...

Configure Postfix

Postfix is a Mail Transfer Agent (MTA) that can act as an SMTP server or client to send or rece...

Configuring Multi-boot Filesystems

When installing a fresh Linux Distribution, you might want to dual-boot, or even multi-boot, into...

Installing Fonts

See the Arch wiki on Fonts for much more information. Some of this information has been copied fr...

Mounting Default Filesystems

Surely at some point you will come across the need to mount an additional partition, either tempo...

Package Managers

For information on various package managers - Pacman First, you should check to verify your pac...

Server Hostname

Renaming An Ubuntu Linux Host Renaming a host on Ubuntu is simple, just need to make some very s...

Swap Allocation

Creating swap memory for your host could prevent system or services from crashing when under heav...

Synchronizing Time Using NTP

Check out NTP-Pool for a list of pools available to different regions. Configuration Network Ti...

System Sensors

Your system likely has many sensors built in for displaying useful information on internal hardwa...

Unattended Upgrades

To configure linux hosts to automatically install updates and upgrades, add or edit the following...

Crontab

Using crontab to schedule tasks for the system to perform is fairly straight forward, once you ge...

Linux on Chromebooks

Booting Persistent USB My preference is to boot into a 3.1 Persistent USB stick. There are plent...

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