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Sysadmins are the unsung heroes of the technology world. The Opensource.com sysadmin article collection includes open source tools for admins, career-related advice, and handy how-to's.

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Work smarter, not harder with these 10 resources that make a sysadmin look superhuman.
Tools for the sysadmin

Sysadmins are responsible for a wide range of duties, but these are the most essential.
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What was the best gift you received as a sysadmin? Take our poll and check out some gift ideas for Sysadmin Appreciation Day.
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Kickstart your sysadmin career by gaining these minimum competencies.
People work on a computer server with devices

Both sysadmins and site reliability engineers are valuable parts of any organization. Here's a look at each role differs.
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There's a learning curve, but there's no time like the present to get started.
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When you're not at the computer, what are you up to? Gardening, hiking, home brewing, or something else? Take our poll.
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Take our poll plus get a snack recipe (the open source way).