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LHB Linux Digest #24.01: Working with systemd, Private GitLab Server, PikaPods Review and More

The first edition of the year 2024 is here. Check out what's coming to LHB.

β€” Abhishek Prakash

Warp Terminal

We are already two weeks into 2024. I am not sure how you are progressing with your new year resolutions, but mine is going good so far ;)

There are several things planned for Linux Handbook this year. That includes a complete cloud bootcamp which should be published over the most part of this year.

Apart from that, there will be more reviews of self-hosted tools and services. Basically, I'll be sharing my experience with the tools I am using or exploring. This way, you'll know about new products and services that you may use in your current setup.

Yeah! 2024 is going to be a happening year for you and LHB both 😎

πŸ’­ What you get in this edition of LHB Linux Digest:

  • Tutorials on systemd and systemctl commands.
  • Frigate, an open-source Network Video Recorder.
  • PikaPods for fully managed self-hosting.
  • Tools and memes for Linux lovers

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πŸ“– systemd and Systemctl Commands

systemd is a popular init system for Linux. Take a look at these great tutorials on working with systemd and systemctl commands.

πŸ“š DevOps and Self-host Tutorials

Looking to set up your own GitLab server? This tutorial will guide you through the process of creating a private server with a PostgreSQL database and a replica server for failover. Get started now! πŸ“šπŸ’‘

Installing a GitLab CE Server with PostgreSQL Replica
Here’s a tutorial for setting up a private GitLab server with PostgreSQL database and a replica server for database failover.

πŸ‘©β€πŸ’»Self hosting corner

πŸ€” Struggling with self-hosting? 😩 No worries! PikaPods is here to save the day! Get rid of the configuration and maintenance hassle and enjoy a seamless self-hosting experience.

PikaPods Review: Self-Hosting Open Source Apps Made Easier
Want to self-host but got no time to deal with the configuration and maintenance challenges? PikaPods can be your friend.

πŸ›οΈ Interesting offer for Linux career aspirants

Linux Foundation training offer

πŸ’‘Quick Terminal tip

Number all output lines in cat command with:

cat -n < File Name >

Or, number only non-empty lines in cat command with:

cat -b < File Name >

πŸ› οΈ Nifty tool

πŸ” Keep an eye on your home with Frigate, the open source NVR that uses real-time AI object detection. No data leaves your premises, all processing is done on your own hardware!

Frigate NVR
NVR with realtime local object detection for IP cameras

πŸ˜‚ Geek humor

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Abhishek Prakash