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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 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’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.

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.

How to Manipulate Strings in Bash on Linux

If there’s one thing Linux is well-equipped with, it’s utilities for manipulating strings. But there’s a whole set of functionality built right into the Bash shell too. Here’s how it’s used.

How to Use the wc Command in Linux

Counting the number of lines, words, and bytes in a file is useful, but the real flexibility of the Linux wc command comes from working with other commands. Let’s take a look.

How to Traverse a Directory Tree on Linux

Directories on Linux let you group files in distinct, separate collections. The downside is it becomes tedious moving from directory to directory to perform a repetitive task. Here’s how to automate that….
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