ncdu: analyze disk space in command line on Linux

In this “‘little” tutorial, I will explain how to view and analyze the space in the command line on Linux with ncdu. If you are adapted from WinDirStat or TreeSize on Windows, the ncdu utility on Linux allows you to have the “same” thing in a terminal. The first thing to do is to install …

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Docker: installation and concrete use on Ubuntu

In this tutorial, I will explain to you how to install Docker on Ubuntu and then through a concrete example how and why to use Docker. At the time of writing this tutorial (in 2021) as SysAdmin, I was having a hard time finding a concrete use for containers including Docker (so I’ll let you …

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Nginx: configuration as reverse proxy

In this tutorial dedicated to Nginx, I will explain how to configure it in order to have a reverse proxy. Before getting to the heart of the matter, I will quickly introduce you to Nginx and what a reverse proxy. For this tutorial, I used an Ubuntu 20.04 machine. Introducing Nginx Nginx is a web …

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