LHB Linux Digest #23.04: Firewall Logs, Bash Tips and FREE Docker eBook
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Docker is still ruling the container world. Learning Docker could help your career. You can also use it for your personal homelab setup.
I have got a little something for you in this newsletter if you want to start learning Docker.
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💭 Let's have a look at the interesting things included here:
- Free Docker ebook
- Brace expansion and special variables in Bash
- Beginner's guide to UFW logging
- Memes that only Linux users can understand
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🌱 UFW, Bash Tips and More
Ubuntu and many other distros use the UFW firewall. Here's a quick starter on using the UFW logging so that you can see what's going with your firewall.
I always find it amusing that even seasoned Linux users are unaware of the awesome brace expansion feature. Yes! It's amazing. Trust me.
Since we are talking bash, how about getting familiar with the special variables?
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This little ebook by Bobby Iliev provides a good introduction to Docker for absolute beginners.
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🗞️ The happenings
- The simple but useful command line tool Curl turned 25.
- SUSE’s Adaptable Linux Platform is shaping up good.
- Open Source Summit Europe is announced. Use code OSSEU23FOSS20 at checkout to get 20% off.
💡 Terminal Tip
Used a certain command earlier but cannot remember its exact name anymore? Without exact name, even History command cannot help you much.
But the apropos could be of help here. It searches for the given term in the man page.
More on this command here:
🛠️ Nifty tool
Dashy is an open source, highly customizable, easy to use, privacy-respecting dashboard app. Perfect for your homelab.
😂 Geek Humor
AWS has a new meaning now :)
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