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Introducing Practice Exams v2.0!

We’d like to take the time to announce an exciting new feature that is now available on!


CentOS 7: Upgrading from CentOS 6.x In Place

One of the newest things added to CentOS 7 is the capability to do an in place upgrade of CentOS 6.x to CentOS 7.


NTFS Partition Repair and Recovery In Linux

Once again we find ourselves in the unenviable position of bailing out one of our Windows friends/family/acquaintances/business associates or other assorted persons.


Linux Commands For Beginners: SUDO

Sudo, the one command to rule them all.  It stands for “super user do!”  Pronounced like “sue dough” As a Linux system administrator or power user, it’s one of the most important commands in your arsenal.  Have you ever tried to run a command in terminal only to be given “Access Denied?”  Well this is […]


Linux Commands For Beginners: LS

For some of you, this is a basic command that you use literally all the time, If this is you, then this tutorial isn’t for you.


Ubuntu – Steam Client Installation and Review

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


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.


Netstat: network analysis and troubleshooting, explained

The netstat command gives you a set of tools to answer the question “What in blazes is going on on my network?” when things go wrong.


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.


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.