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Using Unix commands to profile your users

Unix commands can help you get a feel for how your users are working and what's usual or unusual about their command line activities

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17 Unix tricks for a happy 2017

Some useful tips and tricks to get 2017 off to a good start

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Five rock-solid Linux distros for developers

Developers want power, flexibility, stability, and ease, and these Linux distributions have it all

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This Intel board computer can be a powerful Ubuntu 16.04 Linux PC

If you want a PC with Ubuntu Linux, you can turn to Intel's Joule single-board computer instead of buying a more expensive PC.

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Merry Linux to you!

Christmas songs with lyrics slightly altered to celebrate the OS we love

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Technology needs to get out of its own way

Instead of increasing complexity, trimming bloat is a tech trend apt to lead future productivity gains.

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Unix tip: Cleaning up your files

Removing, moving, and renaming files with troublesome names and files extracted to the wrong location

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Unix tip: Getting smarter and faster with vi

Some handy tricks for using vi more effectively amd efficiently

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AMD strengthens gaming and VR on Linux with graphics improvements

Windows is the indisputable platform of choice for gaming and VR, but Linux is catching up fast as graphics companies ramp driver up and hardware support for the OS.

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8 free virtual appliances you’ll love

These prebuilt LAMP, MEAN, ELK, WordPress, and other handy stacks amount to gain without pain for developers and admins.

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Unix tip: Making umask work for you

How the umask setting works

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Linux hardening: A 15-step checklist for a secure Linux server

The negative career implications of choosing not to harden your Kali Linux host are severe, so here are the necessary steps to make your Linux host secure, including how to use penetration testing and Kali Linux to get the job done.

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Wicked Cool Shell Scripts

101 very useful scripts along with everything you need to set them up and use them -- an extremely valuable book for anyone who wants to get a lot done on their Unix systems.

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This new Ubuntu Linux laptop has a 4K screen and Nvidia Pascal GPU

System76's Ubuntu-based Oryx Pro is a beastly Linux laptop loaded with features also found in some of the fastest Windows laptops.

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Ubuntu Mate, Windows 10 and macOS Sierra: A marriage of 3 OSs

All of them have their pros and cons, but the evolution of desktop operating systems has provided something for everyone -- including an underdog we can't seem to stay away from for very long.

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Microsoft really has changed, Linux Foundation chief says

Microsoft made waves when it announced that it joined the Linux Foundation, but some are skeptical of the company's motives. Linux Foundation Executive Director Jim Zemlin says that this isn't a case of Microsoft trying to kill Linux,...

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Microsoft doubles down on Linux love, joins foundation

Over the past few years, Microsoft has been pushing its love of Linux and open source. On Wednesday, the company made that even more official by joining the Linux Foundation.

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After protest, Lenovo brings Linux compatibility to Yoga 900 and 900S

Lenovo created a stir in late September when it said the Yoga 900 and 900S hybrids would work only with Windows, not Linux. The company has now changed its stance, bringing Linux support to those PCs.

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