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cloud backup
Jack Wallen looks at five consumer-grade cloud backup tools for Linux.

5 Linux GUI Cloud Backup Tools

We have reached a point in time where most every computer user depends upon the cloud … even if only as a storage solution. What makes the cloud really important to users, is when it’s employed as a backup. Why is that such a game changer? By backing up to the cloud, you have access to those files...
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Linux desktop
Jack Wallen revisits the age-old question and offers seven suggestions that could help Linux gain traction on the desktop.

7 Things Desktop Linux Needs in 2019

The new year is upon us, which means yet another year has gone by in which Linux has not found itself dominating the desktop. Linux does many things very well, and in the coming weeks, we’ll be looking at the some of the very best distributions to suit your various needs, but for now, let’s take a...
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SSH
Check out these three SSH GUI options for Linux.

Three SSH GUI Tools for Linux

At some point in your career as a Linux administrator, you’re going to use Secure Shell (SSH) to remote into a Linux server or desktop. Chances are, you already have. In some instances, you’ll be SSH’ing into multiple Linux servers at once. In fact, Secure Shell might well be one of the most-used...
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Speech Recognition for Linux Gets a Little Closer

It has become commonplace to yell out commands to a little box and have it answer you. However, voice input for the desktop has never really gone mainstream. This is particularly slow for Linux users whose options are shockingly limited, although decent speech support is baked into recent versions...
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Beginner's Guide to the Linux Desktop

There is much talk in the Linux world about the mythical “average user.” There is no such thing with Linux. First off, people who use Linux usually are those who know a thing or two about computers to begin with and want to take advantage of all the choices Linux offers. Linux has been considered...
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A Simple Menu System for Blind Linux Users

The Knoppix distribution goes back in time, to the era of text menus, to provide an interface for computer users who are blind. Remember back when computers were driven mostly by text menus? Press: [Y] Yes, I remember. [N] No, that was before my time. [U] Unknown. Seems familiar but it's hazy....
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