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Working Remote: a cPaneler’s Guide

cPanel employees are sharing their experiences working remotely to help everyone succeed while working from their homes. Below you’ll find some of our best tips for working remotely that the cPanel team has been passing back and forth.

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Coming Together During COVID-19

First, we want to assure you that we are here to support you and your business during this time of uncertainty. We are implementing our tested plans to keep operations up and running, and our goal remains to continue with uninterrupted operations and service to our Partners and customers. Adjusting to the current COVID-19 situation has been a task that everyone across the world has had to deal with. cPanel has been no different, and we …

27 Social Distancing Designs That Are Just Too Good Not To Share

COVID-19 is no joke and we’re all practicing some social distancing right now. If you’re not, and you have the choice to stay home, then you really should do it. While social distancing can be boring or lonely, just remember that by staying home, you are saving lives, and literally changing the fate of our…

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Building and Securely Delivering APIs with the NGINX Application Platform

The unprecedented growth of the API management market is fueled by demand for modern APIs connecting applications and devices to accelerate digital transformation, as well as for real‑time insights and analytics on API performance and usage. According to MarketsANDMarkets, the API management market is expected to grow to $5.1 billion by 2023. Yet API management is only […]

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Free Resources for Websites Impacted by COVID-19

For more than 15 years, NGINX technology has helped websites to scale and cope with surges in traffic. At F5 and NGINX, we want to help you if you’re operating a website or mobile application and expect to see an impact from COVID‑19. To help, we are: Opening up our core training and making our content […]

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Make Linux/Unix Script Portable With #!/usr/bin/env As a Shebang


Why do some shell/perl/python scripts begin with #!/usr/bin/env? How do you make your Unix script portable across different UNIX like operating systems?

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Is Your API Real Time? Test Its Latency and Responsiveness with the rtapi Tool from NGINX

APIs lie at the very heart of modern applications and evolving digital architectures, with API calls representing 83% of all web traffic, according to the Akamai State of the Internet Security Report. In today’s landscape, where it’s so easy for consumers to switch to a digital competitor, it is of the utmost importance for them to […]

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exa a modern replacement for ls command in rust for Linux/Unix


ls is a command to show files in Linux and Unix-like operating systems. A ls command first appeared in a version of AT&T UNIX UNIX as well as in Multics. BSD and GNU Coreutils package provides the ls command with minor syntax changes. There is now third alternative named exa. It is a modern replacement for ls command.

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20 Unix/Linux Command Line Tricks – Part I


{Updated} Unix and Linux command line tricks to increase productivity at the Terminal. I have found them over the years, and I am now going to share with you.

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Linux append text to end of file


{Updated} I am new Linux user and sysadmin for CentOS enterprise Linux 7 running on couple of VMs and bare metal boxes. How to add lines to end of file? How do I append text to end of file using the cli on Linux? What command I need to type to send the output of the command to end of file?

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#Life@NGINX: Meet Intern Lorcan McVeigh

Editor – This is the third post in our blog series about what it’s like to work at NGINX. Check out the entire series! Lorcan McVeigh is pursuing his degree in Computer Science at University College Cork and did an internship with the NGINX Product Group at F5 from March through September 2019. Before he finished up […]

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20 Symmetrical Logo Design Examples That Will Satisfy Your Soul

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We all love that satisfying feeling you get when 2 objects just fit perfectly together. If you’re anything like me, I bet you love watching a good satisfying video that occasionally pops up on my Instagram feed, or seeing the most satisfying logo ever. One sure-fire way to create and design the perfect, aesthetically-pleasing logo…

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BMW Gets A New Logo and Brand Identity After 100+ Years

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After nearly 100 years, BMW has decided to change up its old logo and give us something new and fresh. With every new and upcoming generation, BMW loves to switch things up and give us a new logo. “The new logo and brand design symbolizes the importance and relevance of the brand for mobility and…

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How to append text to a file when using sudo command on Linux or Unix


I am trying to add entry to /etc/hosts file using ‘sudo echo ‘192.168.1.254 router’ >> /etc/hosts’ command, but getting an error that read as, -bash: /etc/hosts: Permission denied. How do I insert or append text to a file when running sudo command on Linux or Unix-like system?

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Are You Ready to Play Uno Minimalista? We Know We Are.

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Oh, the golden days of Uno, when everyone would carry their pack of fun and good memories in their pocket. I remember playing Uno all throughout my childhood and even to this day when we get a good old group of friends together, we’ll play our version of Uno extreme. And there are no promises…

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Append Current Date To Filename in Bash Shell


{Updated} How can I append a current date from a variable to a filename under Linux or Unix bash shell? How do I append date to filename?

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4 Tips For Dark User Interface Design – What You Need to Know

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Today we’re getting into the nitty-gritty of integrating dark theme design into your website, app, and overall designs. We are major stans of dark UI, and we know that lots of other people are too. Considering that dark UI was the most highly requested thing of Apple by their clients in 2019. Lots of apps…

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How to update/upgrade Pi-hole with an OpenVPN on Ubuntu/Debian Linux server


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Linux Kill and Logout Users Command


Show do you kill a Linux user login session? Yet another newbie question that suggests sysadmin/people love to kill and show their power to the rest of the world. There is a package called procps. It includes various useful and nifty utilities. One of such utility is skill which is responsible to send a signal to users and process.

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Just One POST: Enabling Declarative DNS with F5 and the NGINX JavaScript Module

In the 1990 movie The Hunt for Red October, Sean Connery plays Marko Ramius, captain of the Soviet Union’s newest nuclear submarine, who intends to defect to the US and bring the sub with him. CIA analyst Jack Ryan, played by a young Alec Baldwin, intuits Ramius’s motive and has to convince the US Navy of […]

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