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2-Minute Linux Tip: Learn how to use the history command

In today's 2-minute Linux Tip, we look at the bash history command – a tool that shows you commands you've recently used and allows you to use them again without having to retype them.

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2-Minute Linux Tip: Learn how to use the logsave command

In today’s 2-minute Linux Tip, we’re going to look at a command that you might never have heard of. It’s called logsave, and it allows you to selectively add command output to a file.

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2-Minute Linux Tip: Learn how to use the ping command

In today’s 2-minute tip, we’re going to look at the ping command – a favorite tool for some very easy troubleshooting.

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2-Minute Linux Tip: Learn how to use the crontab command

Today’s 2-minute tip covers crontab – the tool used to schedule tasks that will run automatically on the day and time that you specify.

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What is Kubernetes? Container orchestration explained

How the Kubernetes open source project from Google makes containerized applications astonishingly easy to deploy, scale, and manage

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Linux containers: the whys, wherefors, and what’s next

The new container and container image paradigm seems to be just right as companies struggle to meet demand for applications that expand business processes across all digital platforms

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Review: 6 slick open source routers

DD-WRT, Tomato, OpenWrt, OPNsense, PFSense, and VyOS suit a wide range of devices and networking needs

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Docker tutorial: Get started with Docker

Docker has revolutionized how applications are deployed. Follow this step-by-step guide from installing Docker to building a Docker container for the Apache web server

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Unikraft project promises to simplify unikernel creation

NEC and Xen Project toolkit combines reusable libraries of operating system components and a menu-driven build system

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What’s new in Fedora Linux 27

The newest version of Red Hat’s user-oriented Linux distro improves modularity to ease updates, refreshes the software development tools, and ends alpha releases

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Review: The best Linux distros for Docker and containers

Alpine Linux, CoreOS Container Linux, RancherOS, Red Hat Project Atomic, and VMware Photon OS compared

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CoreOS review: Linux for containers and Kubernetes

CoreOS Container Linux provides a safe, consistent, and reliable foundation for container clusters—but it’s not easy

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Why Microsoft will drive serious Linux innovation

Microsoft, while maintaining its commitment to Windows, has made the necessary steps to not merely run on Linux but to help shape the future of Linux

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Mesosphere taps Kubernetes for container orchestration

Longtime Kubernetes competitor Mesosphere joins the bandwagon, making Kubernetes available with DC/OS

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Review: Red Hat does Docker the hard way

Project Atomic pours Kubernetes and Red Hat engineering into a state-of-the-art container host, but be prepared to roll up your sleeves

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Review: VMware’s Photon OS shines for Docker containers

Optimized for the VMware hypervisor, Photon OS is an easy-to-use container OS with all the advantages of virtual hardware

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Orchestration tools fully exploit Linux container technology

Once companies get past the “let’s see how these container things work” stage, they end up with a lot of containers running in a lot of different places

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Docker Enterprise now runs Windows and Linux in one cluster

The new version of Docker's professional version lets applications across multiple platforms -- Windows, Linux, and IBM System Z -- run side by side in the same cluster

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