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Ubuntu – Steam Client Installation and Review

Some time ago, Valve announced that they were releasing a Steam Client targeted at Linux systems.

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Ubuntu Linux – Using KDE, Gnome, Cinnamon and XFCE

Without getting into any political reviews of different flavors of Ubuntu (Xubuntu, Edubuntu, Kubuntu, AdInfinitubuntu), we are going to look at starting with the default Ubuntu installation with Unity and then branching out to include KDE, Gnome, Cinnamon and XFCE.

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Ubuntu Linux – Apache and Self Signed Certificates

Whether it is on your desktop or server installation of Ubuntu, there will come a time that you may need to work with Apache and certificates.

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Ubuntu Performance – Troubleshooting

So now that our Linux distribution is installed, things just don’t seem “right”.

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Tools to Add Life to Your Shell Scripts

One of the more commonly overlooked items when creating shell scripts is their ability to do more than just output to the command line.

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Top Tools for Every System Administrator's Toolbox

As anyone who has worked in the Open Source World for some time, I have stocked my toolbox with a large number of common programs and utilities that help get the job done.

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Linux Security – Server Hardening

One of the most common areas in Linux that gets overlooked during a production deployment is overall security.

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Ubuntu and Multiple Monitors – AMD Edition

There are several ways to end up with a satisfactory experience on the desktop with Ubuntu despite their recent confusion of the user interface.

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How to Get a Linux (Related) Job

Working in Information Technology over the last twenty years (and the last ten or so as a senior engineer or team lead in various organizations) has exposed me to a lot of resumes over that time.