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Deepin Linux
The Deepin Linux distribution has plenty of “wow” factor; read Jack's review for details.

Deepin Linux: As Gorgeous As It Is User-Friendly

Deepin Linux. You may not have heard much about this distribution, and the fact that it’s often left out of the conversation is a shame. Why? Because Deepin Linux is as beautiful as it is user-friendly. This distribution has plenty of “wow” factor and very little disappointment. For the longest...
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How to List Repositories on Linux

A Linux repository is a storage location from which your system retrieves and installs OS updates and applications. Each repository is a collection of software hosted on a remote server and intended to be used for installing and updating software packages on Linux systems. When you run commands...
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Linux For Beginners: What's A Desktop Environment?

As I continue my journey into the world of Linux, I've realized that one of its most distinct advantages over Windows and macOS can also be one of its most confusing hurdles for beginners. Choice has a tendency to be overwhelming, and Linux is all about choice. Let's say you've set your sights on...
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2 Ways to Re-Run Last Executed Commands in Linux

One of the greatest features of Bash is the command history, which stores all commands a user runs, in a history file within his/her home directory (typically /home/$USER/.bash_history). This allows the user to easily recall, edit and rerun previous commands. In this article, we will demonstrate...
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The Best Linux Apps for Chrome OS

Slowly but surely, Google is bringing support for Linux applications to Chrome OS. Even though the feature is primarily aimed at developers, like those who want to get Android Studio running on a Pixelbook, there are plenty of apps that can benefit normal users. We already have a guide about ...
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5 Tips to Improve Productivity with zsh

The Z shell known as zsh is a shell for Linux/Unix-like operating systems. It has similarities to other shells in the sh (Bourne shell) family, such as as bash and ksh, but it provides many advanced features and powerful command line editing options, such as enhanced Tab completion. It would be...
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Steam For Linux Adds 1000 Perfectly Playable Windows Games In Under A Week

Six days ago there were less than 5000 games available to install and play on Steam for Linux. Following Valve's incredible Steam Play update, which adds streamlined compatibility layers for Windows-only games, that number is potentially much, much higher. Granted, not everything works out of the...
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Git tools
Learn how these three Git GUI tools can enhance your development workflow.

Three Graphical Clients for Git on Linux

Those that develop on Linux are likely familiar with Git. With good reason. Git is one of the most widely used and recognized version control systems on the planet. And for most, Git use tends to lean heavily on the terminal. After all, much of your development probably occurs at the command line,...
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5 Reasons You Should Switch From Windows To Linux Right Now

When I published the highlights of my journey switching from Windows to Linux on my everyday laptop, I was floored at the engagement it received across all corners of the web. I also voiced an admittedly wrong assumption within the article itself that it wouldn't attract many eyeballs, and yet it...
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Learn how to create a timer that will start your game server with systemd.

Setting Up a Timer with systemd in Linux

Previously, we saw how to enable and disable systemd services by hand, at boot time and on power down, when a certain device is activated, and when something changes in the filesystem. Timers add yet another way of starting services, based on... well, time. Although similar to cron jobs, systemd...
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