LHB Linux Digest #23.06: Syslogs, Processes and Troubleshooting Slow Website
Learn about troubleshooting slow WordPress websites, and combining Ghost with Discourse, among other Linux tutorials.
Would you like to have a community forum for Linux Handbook? A place where you could seek advice and share your Linux server experience with other LHB members?
The idea occurred to me while I was working on a tutorial combining Ghost with Discourse.
Let me know if something like that interests you.
💭 Let's see what you get in this edition:
- /tmp directory and processes in Linux
- Troubleshooting slow WordPress website
- Memes that only Linux users can understand
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📚 Linux Tips, Tutorials and More
Even in the era of journal logs with systemd, the traditional and reliable syslogs remain significant. This guide will teach you the fundamentals of logging using syslogd.
If you're curious about the currently active processes on your Linux system and would like to obtain more information about them, you can learn how to do so here.
Yeah, there is a tmp directory in your root account. Learn what it is and why it is used.
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🗞️ What's happening
- Ubuntu Pro is now available in AWS EC2.
- Angular version 16 is released.
- Raspberry Pi OS is updated with Linux kernel 6.1 LTS.
- Mattermost gears up for AI-enhanced collaboration.
- Open Source Summit Europe is announced. Use code OSSEU23FOSS20 at checkout to get 20% off.
No one likes slow websites more than the sysadmins hosting it. Claudio shared his experience on finding the root cause behind a really slow WordPress site. If you host websites, you'll find it interesting.
I love the Ghost CMS. This is a great platform for publishing content focused on membership. This could be taken to the next level by combining Ghost membership with Discourse. Here's my experience.
Don't like the infinite long output in the top command?
Use the option
-i to hide the idle process and only show the active ones:
🛠️ Nifty tools
Pods is a frontend for Podman to keep track of your Podman containers. It uses libadwaita for its user interface and strives to meet the design principles of GNOME.
Frogmouth is a Markdown viewer / browser for your terminal.
😂 Geek Humor
I was not expecting this simple tweet to blow up like this 😎
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