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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 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 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.

What’s New in GNOME 43?

GNOME 43 is scheduled to arrive on September 21, 2022. Here’s what’s new in one of the most popular Linux desktop environments. We played with the beta when it launched in August 2022, and the final release will work similarl…

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’s New in Linux Mint 21 “Vanessa”

Linux Mint 21, codenamed “Vanessa,” was released as a major update for Mint users on July 31, 2022. Here’s a rundown of what’s new in this version—the changes, improvements, and new features.
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