Troubleshooting Linux: An admin's guide


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  • Published September 15, 2020
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If you’re an administrator of systems, no matter the platform, you know that it’s only a matter of time before you find yourself having to troubleshoot any given problem. Sometimes the problems are really simple, so the troubleshooting is quick and painless. On other occasions, however, the problems are considerably more challenging. When those troublesome issues arise, you need to have the right tools to find answers.

But what are those tools? Do they even exist? Where do you turn, especially given most of those servers you manage are sans GUI.

Take a breath and relax. This is Linux, so everything you need to troubleshoot those issues is either pre-installed or just a command away from installation. This article from TechRepublic Premium dives in and takes a look at some of the tools available to help you get your Linux servers out of just about any type of sticky situation.

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