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How to Use the sed Command on Linux

It might sound crazy, but the Linux sed command is a text editor without an interface. You can use it from the command line to manipulate text in files and streams. We’ll show you how to harness its power....

How to Use the cd Command on Linux

Some Linux commands are so familiar, we don’t even notice we’re using them. The cd command for changing directories is one of these. There are some tricks that can help you become more efficient with cd—or ...

How to Use Linux’s screen Command

With the Linux screen command, you can push running terminal applications to the background and pull them forward when you want to see them. It also supports split-screen displays and works over SSH connections, even after yo...

How to Work with Snap Packages on Linux

When you install Linux software packages with snap, you can say goodbye to dependency hell and breaking other working applications. Snap packages were originally designed for Ubuntu, but they’re now available on a varie...

How to Use pushd and popd on Linux

Many Linux folks have never heard of pushd and popd, but they’ve been around forever. They can also dramatically speed up the process of navigating directories on the command line. We’ll walk you through how to us...

How to Use the ip Command on Linux

You can configure IP addresses, network interfaces, and routing rules on the fly with the Linux ip command. We’ll show you how you can use this modern replacement of the classic (and now deprecated) ifconfig....

How to Use the join command on Linux

If you want to merge data from two text files by matching a common field, you can use the Linux join command. It adds a sprinkle of dynamism to your static data files. We’ll show you how to use it....

How to Use netstat on Linux

The Linux netstat command gives you a treasure-trove of information about your network connections, the ports that are in use, and the processes using them. Learn how to use it.

How to Use the uniq Command on Linux

The Linux uniq command whips through your text files looking for unique or duplicate lines. In this guide, we cover its versatility and features, as well as how you can make the most of this nifty utility....
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