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10 Basic Linux Commands for Beginners

Just getting started on Linux? Making yourself comfortable with the command line is essential. If you’re already familiar with command line utilities, you’ll find that Linux and Mac share much in common, but Windows commands …

How to Turn Off an Ubuntu PC

Like all personal computers, a PC running the Ubuntu desktop operating system must be turned off now and then. Shutting down Ubuntu is easy, and you have several methods at your disposal for a safe end to operation….

How to Copy Directories Recursively with scp

A common problem when working with files is applying operations recursively, or to every sub-directory in the entire folder. The scp utility is used to transfer files and directories to remote servers, and supports recursive…

How To Set Up Rocket.Chat in Ubuntu

Enterprise chat platforms provide instant messaging, team collaboration, and much more. Rocket.Chat offers a free, self-hosted option. Here’s how to set it up for private, internal use on Ubuntu Linux….

How to Roll Back the Kernel in Linux

If your Linux PC suddenly has issues after an update to your system, it’s possible a Linux kernel update is at fault. Fortunately, rolling back or switching to another kernel is relatively easy to do on Debian, Arch, and Fed…

The Best Linux Laptops of 2022

If you want a great Linux experience, we recommend getting a laptop that comes with a Linux OS pre-installed. That way your laptop’s hardware and drivers will work without a hitch. Here are our recommendations to do just that…

What’s New in GNOME 41?

Linux desktop environment GNOME 41 was released on September 22, 2021. Coming hot on the heels of GNOME 40’s paradigm-shifting workflow changes, does GNOME 41 deliver anything of substance? We spin it up to see….

What’s New in Linux Kernel 5.14

As Linux turns 30 years old, kernel 5.14 has been released. It contains the usual broad offering of internal below-the-hood fixes and user-visible changes. Let’s take a look at the major improvements and benefits….

How to Update Ubuntu Linux

Need the latest and greatest in Ubuntu software? You don’t need to be a Linux pro. Read on to discover how to update classic Ubuntu Linux, an official Ubuntu flavor, or virtually any Ubuntu-based distro….

How to Use the fsck Command on Linux

All of our important data sits in a file system of one type or another, and file system issues are bound to happen. On Linux, we can use the fsck command to find and fix file system errors.
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