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writing tools
Jack has tips to help aspiring writers gain confidence with using the Linux platform.

Must-Have Tools for Writers on the Linux Platform

I’ve been a writer for more than 20 years. I’ve written thousands of articles and how-tos on various technical topics and have penned more than 40 works of fiction. So, the written word is not only important to me, it’s familiar to the point of being second nature. And through those two decades (...
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search tools
Get up to speed with the find command so you can locate files on your Linux servers and desktops without need of a GUI.

How to Search for Files from the Linux Command Line

Learn how to use the find command in this tutorial from our archives. It goes without saying that every good Linux desktop environment offers the ability to search your file system for files and folders. If your default desktop doesn’t -- because this is Linux -- you can always install an app to...
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39 No Frills Keyboard Shortcuts Every Developer Should Follow

What used to be 27 is now 39 - Due to all the great comments, I've amended the list to add a few more suggestions, thanks to all that contributed. Shortcuts are the most productive thing that a developer can add to their repertoire that will aid them through their entire career. Learning how to use...
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New Security Flaw Impacts Most Linux and BSD Distros

Issue is only a privilege escalation flaw but it impacts a large number of systems. Linux and BSD variants that employ the popular X.Org Server package --almost all do-- are vulnerable to a new vulnerability disclosed on Thursday. The vulnerability allows an attacker with limited access to a system...
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Linux tcpdump Command Tutorial for Beginners (8 Examples)

Every time you open a webpage on your computer, data packets are sent and received on your network interface. Sometimes, analyzing these packets becomes important for many reasons. Thankfully, Linux offers a command line utility that dumps information related to these data packets in output. In...
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Linux links
We continue our series on using Linux links with a look at some quirks you should know about.

Understanding Linux Links: Part 2

In the first part of this series, we looked at hard links and soft links and discussed some of the various ways that linking can be useful. Linking may seem straightforward, but there are some non-obvious quirks you have to be aware of. That’s what we’ll be looking at here. Consider, for example,...
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Linux: Find Out Which Port Number a Process is Listening on

As Linux users, we sometimes need to know which port number a particular process is listening upon. All ports are associated with a process ID or service in an OS. So how do we find that port? This article presents three different methods for you to find which port number a process is listening on...
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RSS Feed Readers: Getting News the Open Source Way

It’s easy to get news on the Internet these days. In fact, it’s too easy to get news from the Internet to the point that it’s also to easy to get the wrong news. Some have considered RSS feeds obsolete and boring but when it comes to getting news straight from the horse’s mouth, nothing still beats...
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Linux Apps on Chrome OS: An Easy-to-Follow Guide

Linux apps can expand your Chromebook's capabilities and open up all sorts of interesting options — but first, you have to know where to begin. If you think you'd stand to benefit from using a Linux app on your Chrome OS device — or if you just want to explore and see what's out there — the first...
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haiku
Haiku OS is definitely worth installing, even if only to see how far the project has come.

To BeOS or not to BeOS, that is the Haiku

Back in 2001, a new operating system arrived that promised to change the way users worked with their computers. That platform was BeOS and I remember it well. What I remember most about it was the desktop, and how much it looked and felt like my favorite window manager (at the time) AfterStep. I...
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