Ansible: installation, configuration and use with Windows and Linux

Ansible is open source multi-platform configuration management software (Linux, Windows, network equipment, etc.). In other words, Ansible will allow you to manage, deploy or even execute actions on a group of computers in a “single command line”. Actions / configuration are written to a YAML format file also called playbook. Through this tutorial, I will …

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Linux: display logs in real time

In this “how” tutorial, I will explain how to display logs in real time saved in a file in SSH This type of manipulation is useful when you want to see what is happening in real time. To illustrate this tutorial, I used the access logs of an NGINX server. Use the tail -f command …

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Ubuntu: install Visual Studio Code

In this “How To” tutorial, we will see how to install the Microsoft Visual Studio Code IDE on Ubuntu. Open Ubuntu Software From the Unity desktop, open the Ubuntu application manager. Search for Visual Studio Code Click on the magnifying glass, to access the search area, enter visual studio and click on the VIsual Studio …

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MariaDB: version update

In this tutorial, I’ll explain how to perform a “mounted” (10.4 to 10.5) version of MariaDB on a Linux environment (Ubuntu). Before starting this operation, it is imperative to perform at least a backup of the databases. If the server is backed up, verify the backup. Small tip if you are in a virtual environment …

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Linux: extend a partition

Intro In this tutorial, I will explain how to extend a partition on Linux (Ubuntu). This type of operation is common when using virtual machines on Hyper-V for example or on VPS (Virtual Private Server). Before doing anything, you need to make a backup of the virtual machine or the data on it even before …

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