July review: Articles for admins, home brewers, developers, educators, and more

Top 10 and highlights: July review

Brewing beer with Linux, 20 Linux commands every sysadmin should know, and more articles that are the cat's meow.

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Opensource.com brought in 623,044 unique visitors who generated 1,023,094 page views in July, our 10th consecutive month with more than 1-million page views. We published 74 articles last month, and welcomed 20 new authors. Almost 72% of our content was contributed by members of the open source community, and our community moderators contributed 21 articles.

Editor's Pick 6


Here are six of our many favorite articles from July:

  1. Fundamentals of graph databases with Neo4j—by Ruth Holloway
  2. Design and produce 3D printed, custom breast prosthetics—by Joshua Pearce
  3. LinkArchiver automatically submits links to the Internet Archive—by Ben Cotton
  4. Two great uses for the cp command—by Chris Hermansen
  5. What you need to know about hybrid cloud—by Amit Das (Red Hat)
  6. How to automate your system administration tasks with Ansible—by Steve Ovens (Red Hat)

Top 10 articles published in July

  1. Brewing beer with Linux, Python, and Raspberry Pi—by Christopher Aedo
  2. 20 Linux commands every sysadmin should know—by Rosemary Wang
  3. 5 open source alternatives to Trello—by Jason Baker (Red Hat)
  4. How Linux containers have evolved—by Daniel J Walsh (Red Hat)
  5. Top 4 reasons I use dwm for my Linux window manager—by Jimmy Sjölund
  6. Bash prompt tips and tricks—by Dave Neary (Red Hat)
  7. Ops: It's everyone's job now—by Charity Majors
  8. How to use a man page: Faster than a Google search—by Greg Pittman
  9. The truth about sysadmins—by Paul English
  10. Why can't we have the Internet of Nice Things? A home automation primer—by Sean Dague

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About the author

Rikki Endsley - Rikki Endsley is a community manager and editor for Opensource.com. In the past, she worked as the community evangelist on the Open Source and Standards (OSAS) team at Red Hat; a freelance tech journalist; community manager for the USENIX Association; associate publisher of Linux Pro Magazine, ADMIN, and Ubuntu User; and as the managing editor of Sys Admin magazine and UnixReview.com. Follow her on Twitter at: @rikkiends.