Tar on Linux – File Storage and Retrieval

Tar is a common file archive format on Linux and other UNIX or UNIX-like systems. Like the zip file format, the tar format allows you to combine multiple files in to a single archive. Tar provides many options for compression and file formats making it suitable for many use cases. However, it has gained a … Read more

UniFi Controller Setup on Ubuntu 20.04LTS

Header image. UniFi settings page

Ubiquiti’s UniFi product lineup has seen enormous growth in popularity due to its range of high quality access points. While you will usually find professional grade access points in businesses instead of homes, they provide a benefit in any building. This is especially true for large homes or older buildings with thick walls where a … Read more

Upgrade Zabbix Server to 5.0 LTS

Earlier this month, Zabbix server 5.0 LTS was released. Version 5.0 brings an updated UI, additional cloud integrations and support for the latest Zabbix agent (the old agent is still supported so you don’t need to upgrade the agent on all your hosts immediately). If you are using Zabbix Proxy to monitor some of your … Read more

Updating Nextcloud to 17.0.2

Last week Nextcloud released version 17.0.2. While the X.0.2 release doesn’t have as many flashy new features as the first couple of releases in a major version it typically marks the point at which the Nextcloud team consider the release stable for production. For that reason it is sensible to hold off on feature updates … Read more