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Episode 165. In this video we continue the discussion of National Cyber Security Awareness Month with the final two topics for Week 1 - Social Media and Internet of Things (IoT). I briefly discuss a few practical tips related to each topic.

#NCSAM #SocialMedia #IoT

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Episode 162. A look at the CentOS 8 desktop, lynis score and kernel version.

#CentOS8 #LynisScore

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Episode 161. CondresOS is a distribution based on Arch, and includes a boatload of software pre-installed. We run through the install, Lynis score and my initial thoughts.

#Condres #CondresOS

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Please watch: "CentOS 8 Lynis Score and Thoughts"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JNAF_zo1Fbo
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Episode 160. In this video we install CentOS 8 in a VirtualBox VM. Due to a bad ISO, there will be a part 2 going through the GUI and getting a Lynis score.

#CentOS #CentOS8

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Episode 159. A quick run-through of installing CentOS 7.7, running updates and getting a Lynis score

#CentOS #lynis #linux

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Quick update about recent happenings and what the future holds for the Practical IT Channel.

#ChannelUpdate #Manjaro #CondresOS #OpenMediaVault #OMV

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Episode 158. In this video, we take a look at a simple spreadsheet that you can put together to get started with IT Documentation. Between spreadsheets, text documents and your cell phone for pictures, it has never been easier to record information and lessen the likelihood of a disaster.

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Episode 157. Today we are discussing a couple of server technologies OBM and IPMI. I demonstrate the IPMI interface on my server and briefly talk about the capabilities.

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Episode 156. AOMEI Partition Assistant. This video is for a viewer request, and covers the free edition of AOMEI Partition Assistant. I walk through resizing the partition on my Windows box.

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Episode 155. Building on Ep154, we take a look at some first steps in building a WordPress site on a VM running the TurnKey Linux WordPress Appliance.

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Episode 154. Install the TurnKey Linux WordPress Appliance in VirtualBox and Clone the base install so that we can create additional copies in the future.

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Episode 153. In this episode, we are looking at a piece of software called AOMEI Backupper. I saw a review of an older version of the software and was impressed enough to try out their latest offering. Since I still support several Windows users, it is a necessary I keep up on available software options. Enjoy!
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Episode 152. We go through an install of the NextCloud 16 snap, first by installing NextCloud 15, and then doing a refresh operation and bumping it to 16/candidate. You can install NC16 directly on Ubuntu based distributions by entering the following:

sudo snap install nextcloud --channel=16/candidate

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Episode 151. Looking at the Glances tool which is built with Python and cross-platform. It can be run interactively at the command line, or run against a web server and viewed from the browser on any computer. This would be very handy paired with a wall mounted TV, a raspberry pi, and digital signage software such as Screenly or YoDeck.

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Episode 150. We start in this video with a fresh install of VirtualBox on Windows 10. We look through the different options in VirtualBox and go through the steps to install an Ubuntu VM with the VirtualBox Guest Additions. This video goes into detail not generally covered in my install videos. Great for beginners.

Please Note: The steps taken in this video are going to be the same whether your physical computer is running Linux, macOS, Windows or BSD. The common factor here is VirtualBox.

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Episode 149. We install Debian 10 Buster and take a look around on the Cinnamon desktop.

Initial Lynis Score: 70

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Episode 148. We take a look at Daphile, a Linux appliance distribution aimed at turning a PC or Mac into a CD ripping and audio file-sharing system.

Daphile Web Page: https://www.daphile.com/
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Episode 147. Collectl is a monitoring utility that can be run interactively or as a daemon in the background. This video looks at just a few of the options available with this tool.

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Episode 146. An early preview of Ubuntu 19.10 Eoan Ermine.

Lynis Scores:
After Fresh Install: 69
After SSH Install: 66
After hardening system: 81

Article referenced in video:
https://itsfoss.com/ubuntu-19-10-release-feature/

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Episode 145. Today we're looking at KDE NEON which is a "showcase" distribution for KDE, while avoiding being confused as the "official" KDE Distribution.

Lynis Score of 69 based on: running all the updates and having separate partitions for / /var /tmp and /home. Beyond these steps that were taken during installation, there have only been a few pieces of software installed, and updates run.

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Episode 144. We talk about the release of the Raspberry Pi 4 and what can be expected from this amazing little piece of kit.

Also, we talk briefly about the videos to be released the remainder of the week.

Sites mentioned in the video:
https://www.raspberrypi.org/products/raspberry-pi-4-model-b/

https://www.cnet.com/news/raspberry-pi-4-boosts-performance-keeps-35-starting-price/

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2019/06/faster-raspberry-pi-4-promises-desktop-class-performance/

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Episode 143. Take a look at Scrcpy, a free utility for Linux, macOS and Windows that allows you to view and interact with you android device.

Github: https://github.com/Genymobile/scrcpy

Mobile apps mentioned in the video:
Splashtop
Netool.io
OpenSignal
PT Design
Wifi Man
Service Br
WiGLE WiFi
Fing
Spiceworks
Invoice Ninja
WifiRTTScan
IP Calculator
Easy IP Subnet

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Episode 142. Installing Zorin OS 15 and running a Lynis security scan.

Lynis Hardening Index out of the box is 58.

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Episode 140. In this episode we spin up a Portainer Docker container and take a look around the interface. This is definitely a tool to pay attention to, especially for Docker beginners.

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Episode 138. We run through the installation of Docker Community Edition on Linux and the install of Docker desktop on macOS.

Note: To install Docker on Windows 10, you need a Pro or Enterprise version.

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