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What’s New in Fedora 37, Available Now

After multiple delays, Fedora 37 was officially released on November 15, 2022. Here’s a preview of what to expect from the latest release of this uber-stable Linux distribution.

How to Use AppImages on Linux

AppImages let Linux developers wrap their applications into a single file that installs on any Linux distribution. That simplifies things tremendously. Here’s how to use them, and integrate them into your desktop….

How to Parse CSV Data in Bash

Comma Separated Values (CSV) files are one of the most common formats for exported data. On Linux, we can read CSV files using Bash commands. But it can get very complicated, very quickly. We’ll lend a hand….

How to Review sudo Command Usage on Linux

The sudo command gives a user superuser or root powers. No doubt you gave them the “with great power comes great responsibility” speech. Here’s how to check if they listened or not.

How to Install Arch Linux From a GUI

Although Arch Linux is great, its installation is a show-stopper for many people. But now there’s a straightforward GUI-based installer for Arch. And you already know how to use it.

How to Use eval in Linux Bash Scripts

Of all the Bash commands, poor old eval probably has the worst reputation. Justified, or just bad press? We discuss the use and dangers of this least-loved of Linux commands.

How to Compare Binary Files on Linux

How can you check if two Linux binaries are the same? If they’re executable files, any differences might mean unwanted or malicious behavior. Here’s the easiest way to check if they differ.

How to Back Up and Restore Your GPG Keys on Linux

Privacy is an increasingly hot topic. On Linux, the gpg command lets users encrypt files using public-key cryptography, in which case losing your encryption keys would be catastrophic. Here’s how to back them up….

What’s New in GNOME 43

GNOME 43 was released on September 21, 2022, bringing with it several changes and improvements. Here’s what’s new in this popular Linux desktop environment preinstalled on many Linux distributions.

How to Use Linux Signals in Bash Scripts

The Linux kernel sends signals to processes about events they need to react to. Well-behaved scripts handle signals elegantly and robustly and can clean up behind themselves even if you hit Ctrl+C. Here’s how….

What Is umask in Linux, and How Do You Use It?

In Linux, all directories and files have access permissions. You can use chmod to set your preferred access rights for different users. But what decides their default permissions? Let’s talk about umask….

How to Use the arping Command on Linux

The Linux arping command is like ping, but for local networks only. Its advantage is it operates at a lower networking level, sometimes getting responses when ping cannot. Here’s how to use it.
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