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How to Install Firefox Quantum in Linux

Finally, Firefox 57 was officially released for all major OS e.g. Linux (32/64 bit), Mac OSX, Windows and Android. The binary package are now available for download for Linux (POSIX) systems, grab desired one and enjoy the browsing with new features added to it. What’s new in Firefox 57 The major...
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Void Linux
Installation of Void Linux is handled through the terminal window, thanks to a lovely ncurses-based system.

Void Linux: A Salute to Old-School Linux

I’ve been using Linux for a very long time. Most days I’m incredibly pleased with where Linux is now, but every so often I wish to step into a time machine and remind myself where the open source platform came from. Of late, I’ve experimented with a few such distributions, but none have come as...
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The apropos tool, which is installed by default on nearly every Linux distribution, can help you find the command you need.

3 Tools to Help You Remember Linux Commands

The Linux desktop has come a very long way from its humble beginnings. Back in my early days of using Linux, knowledge of the command line was essential—even for the desktop. That’s no longer true. Many users might never touch the command line. For Linux system administrators, however, that’s not...
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NixOS
Configuration is key to a successful installation of NixOS.

NixOS Linux Lets You Configure Your OS Before Installing

I’ve been using Linux for a very long time. Over the years, I’ve been incredibly happy with how the open source landscape has evolved. One particular area that has come quite a long way is the installation of various distributions. Once upon a time, installing Linux was a task best left to those...
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ZorinOS
ZorinOS offers its own desktop, and this remarkable interface makes ZorinOS a great choice for new users, old users, and everything in-between.

ZorinOS Is a Great Linux Desktop For Any User

If there is one flavor of Linux that is best suited to help users transition from their current platform to Linux, I would have to go with ZorinOS. This conclusion might surprise a good number of Linux faithful. Why? Unlike most of the distributions claiming to hold sway of the “universal use,”...
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Learn how to use IPtables to alter how your traffic is manipulated as it arrives at your server.

Redirecting Network Traffic: Part 2

In the previous article, I looked at how to use the clever redir utility to listen out for inbound traffic on a particular port on a host and then forward that traffic onward somewhere else. Here, I’ll briefly describe some other approaches to manipulating traffic that may suit your needs. IPTables...
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Switchboard
Carla Schroder takes a tour of her three favorite service monitors: Apachetop, Monit, and Supervisor.

3 Cool Linux Service Monitors

The Linux world abounds in monitoring apps of all kinds. We're going to look at my three favorite service monitors: Apachetop, Monit, and Supervisor. They're all small and fairly simple to use. apachetop is a simple real-time Apache monitor. Monit monitors and manages any service, and Supervisor is...
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Guide to Linux
The Guide to Linux app is not perfect, but it's a great tool to help you learn your way around Linux commands.

Guide to Linux App Is a Handy Tool for Every Level of Linux User

Remember when you first started out with Linux? Depending on the environment you’re coming from, the learning curve can be somewhat challenging. Take, for instance, the number of commands found in /usr/bin alone. On my current Elementary OS system, that number is 1,944. Of course, not all of those...
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The very useful csplit command divides single files into multiple files. Carla Schroder explains.

Splitting and Re-Assembling Files in Linux

Linux has several utilities for splitting up files. So why would you want to split your files? One use case is to split a large file into smaller sizes so that it fits on smaller media, like USB sticks. This is also a good trick to transfer files via USB sticks when you're stuck with FAT32, which...
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Chakra Linux
The Chakra Linux environment has slowly morphed into its own beast, a unique merging of ideologies and designs that deliver a solid and beautiful experience.

Chakra Linux: Its Own Beast, Its Own Beauty

There are so many Linux distributions available—so many, in fact, that it can become a bit of a challenge to find the one right for you. After you’ve looked at them enough, it seems the variations tend to blur together, such that one flavor of Linux is only a slight shift away from another. Perhaps...
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