Personal Security – PGP Keys

As we continue our series of articles on security, today we are going to cover personal security in the form of using PGP keys.


Linux Academy Introduces Red Hat Certified Engineer Exam Preparation

Following on the heels of our popular Red Hat Certified System Administrator Certification Preparation course at Linux Academy, we are making available a new course covering the Red Hat Certified Engineer. Let’s talk a bit about some of what this covers.


Workstation Security

Most conversations regarding security inevitably focus on server or application security: How do I harden my server?

Amazon Web Services

Cloud Security – What You May Not Know Might Hurt You

If you use a cloud provider for your application and infrastructure needs, tell me quickly: Where is your data?


Announcing the Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator Course – v2.16 for 2016

As many of you already know, on February 2nd of 2016, the Linux Foundation updated their Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator Exam to version 2.16 of their core domains and competencies.


CentOS 7: kernel

Along with all the requisite package and application upgrades that came along with CentOS 7, probably the largest upgrade was the move to the Linux Kernel 3.1 tree.


Learning Docker: An Exciting New Course at!

We have covered virtualization at length both in this space as well as at Linux Academy in the past.


Linux Multimedia: Using Handbrake for Media Conversions

Multimedia on Linux has gone from being a giant pain to being more powerful than any other operating system, including the vaunted Multimedia powerhouse Apple OSX.


Git and Gitlab: From Start to Finish

Although there is a plethora of Source and Revision Control options around today, only one was created by our favorite Linux author Mr.


CentOS 7: Take the Plunge into SystemD

CentOS 7, along with Kernel, Desktop, package and application changes galore, has taken the “Fedora” and “Debian” plunge into the deep end and converted daemon and service management from the older “service or /etc/init.d” paradigm into the “systemd” end of the pool.