Git & Markdown

Here’s a quick look at using Git and Markdown. Git, in short, is a version control system that’s meant for handy tracking of changes and work coordination. Markdown is a markup language with plain text formatting syntax. It is designed so that it can be converted to HTML and many other formats using a tool by the same name. In the following task, I’ll use both of these in a brief fashion. 

This post is part of a server management course I’m attending, taught by Tero Karvinen.

Markdown

The markdown version of this report can be found here: https://github.com/oliverlahti/markdown/edit/master/README.md

Using Github for SaltStack states

In an earlier task I made a repository on my Github account, called “school“. In this, I placed a “high.sh” file that included a local saltstack state.highstate command, to be executed with bash. The top file uses a state that creates an empty text file. I wanted to clone the repository to my virtual PC, so I used the command “sudo apt-get install -y git” and “git clone https://github.com/oliverlahti/school” to install Git and clone my repository:

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After the successful cloning, I executed the top file with “sudo bash high.sh“. The creation of the text file went perfect:

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Using repositories with Git is really easy, as you can see!

Sources:

http://terokarvinen.com/2018/aikataulu-%E2%80%93-palvelinten-hallinta-ict4tn022-4-ti-5-ke-5-loppukevat-2018-5p – The course I’m attending

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Markdown – Markdown Wikipedia page

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