Luke Rawlins

Linux Systems Administrator, specializing in Red Hat Linux, Ansible, and automation technologies. Dabbles in web design, and fancies himself some kind of Tech Blogger :)

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When is Patch Tuesday?

A quick python script to help you find the second Tuesday of the month.

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Does Linux Need Antivirus?

Back in May of 2017, in the wake of the WannaCry ransomware episode, I published an article outlining the major security advantages that Linux has over other operating systems. I stand by each argument I presented back then, but recently I started to ask myself if anything has changed over the last few years that …

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Git with the program

TLDR; git is awesome. It will save you time, and headaches if you are working on automation. Recently I’ve put some serious effort into learning and using git for version control. Now, I know what you’re thinking…. probably something like “Just now learning git? Have you been living under a rock?”… I realize that I’m …

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Enable http/2

The http 2.0 protocol is designed for increased speed and performance. The protocol was published for release in 2015 and is supported by Apache 2.4 using the mod_http2 module. Note: You will need to have a valid ssl cert for all practical purposes to implement http/2. Many web browsers including Firefox will not use http/2 …

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