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In this last article of our WSL series, we cover some widely used Linux commands to help you get started.

Most Useful Linux Commands You Can Run in Windows 10

In the previous articles of this series, we talked about getting started with WSL on Windows 10. In the last article of the series, we will talk about some of the widely used Linux commands on Windows 10. Before we dive further into the topic, let’s make it clear who this is for. This article is...
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Squinting at ASCII on Linux

ASCII plays a much more important role on our systems than generating techno-art. Let's explore the commands that allow you to see how it works. ASCII came about to circumvent the problem that different types of electronic systems were storing text in different ways. They all used some form of ones...
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How Do Groups Work on Linux?

Hello! Last week, I thought I knew how users and groups worked on Linux. Here is what I thought: Every process belongs to a user (like julia) When a process tries to read a file owned by a group, Linux a) checks if the user julia can access the file, and b) checks which groups julia belongs to, and...
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Network hardware
This two-part tutorial looks at networking hardware, from traditional switches and routers to smartphones and wireless hotspots.

Linux Networking Hardware for Beginners: LAN Hardware

Software is always changing, but hardware not so much. This two-part tour introduces networking hardware, from traditional switches and routers to smartphones and wireless hotspots. Local Area Network The traditional local area network is connected with an Ethernet switch and Cat cables. The basic...
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How to start Creating Kubernetes Clusters Like a Pro: kubeadm Phases — #HeptioProTip

kubeadm init is a simple and effective way to spin up a kubernetes cluster. In fact, many of the popular Kubernetes installers are switching to kubeadm. However, If you’re interested in understanding what’s happening under the covers, then new kubeadm phase command comes into the scene. So why...
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3 Android Apps to Help You Learn Linux

Everyone learns in different ways. For some the best means is by doing, while for others it's all about reading. No matter your preference, there's an app for that. Even for learning the Linux operating system. That's right, Linux. If you're a systems administrator, an understanding of Linux has...
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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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Linux Installation Types: Server Vs. Desktop

I have previously covered obtaining and installing Ubuntu Linux, and this time I will touch on desktop and server installations. Both types of installation address certain needs. The different installs are downloaded separately from Ubuntu. You can choose which one you need from Ubuntu.com/...
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Here Are All the Git Commands I used Last Week, and What They Do

Like most newbies, I started out searching StackOverflow for Git commands, then copy-pasting answers, without really understanding what they did. Image credit: XKCD Well, here I am years later to compile such a list, and lay out some best practices that even intermediate-advanced developers...
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20 Linux Commands Every Sysadmin Should Know

In a world bursting with new tools and diverse development environments, it's practically a necessity for any developer or engineer to learn some basic sysadmin commands. Specific commands and packages can help developers organize, troubleshoot, and optimize their applications and—when things go...
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