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How to use the lsblk command: 2-Minute Linux Tip

In this episode of 2-Minute Linux Tips, learn the lsblk command. It provides information on block devices -- such as hard disks where you read and write one block of data at a time.

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How to use the chown command: 2-Minute Linux Tip

Learn how to use the chown command. It changes a file’s owner or both owner and group.

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How to use the chmod command: 2-Minute Linux Tips

Learn how to use the chmod command – the command for changing permissions on files. The only tricky part is understanding that there are two ways to represent file permissions.

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How to run command loops: Linux Tip

Being able to run command loops is one of the features of Linux that makes it easy to automate repetitive tasks. In this 2-minute Linux tip, learn about looping -- in scripts and on the command line.

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How to use the nmcli command: Linux Tip

Nmcli is a command-line tool for controlling NetworkManager and getting the status of network interfaces. Learn about using the command on this episode of 2-Minute Linux Tips.

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Linux tip: How to use the hostnamectl command

In this Linux tip, we look at the hostnamectl command. It’s a command that provides information on a particular system – including but not limited to its hostname – and even allows you to make some changes.

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Linux tip: How to use the pstree command

In this tip, we look at the pstree command. It allows you to get a listing of running processes that clearly indicates the relationship between them.

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Linux’s Hyperledger to give developers supply chain building blocks

Grid, a new project from the Linux Foundation, will offer developers tools to create supply chain-specific applications running atop distributed ledger technology.

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The best Linux apps for Chromebooks

Make your Chromebook even more capable with this carefully selected set of Linux apps for expanding Chrome OS's potential as a business tool.

Chromebook Tips 2017

2018's most important Chrome OS advice and analysis

Calling all Chromebook owners: Your holiday reading list awaits you.

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Linux tip: Learn to use display release commands

In this tip, we look at commands that identify the version of Linux in use on a Linux system – the lsb_release and uname commands.

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Linux tip: Learn to use the shred command

In this Linux tip, we look at the shred command, which removes a file from a disk in a manner that is far more thorough than the rm (remove) command.

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The Linux desktop: With great success comes great failure

Linux is both the most popular operating system and a niche end-user OS. How can that be? Follow along, my friends, and I’ll tell you.

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Linux apps on Chrome OS: An easy-to-follow guide

Linux apps can expand your Chromebook's capabilities and open up all sorts of interesting options — but first, you have to know where to begin.

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Linux tip: How to use the lsblk command

In today’s Linux tip, we’re going to look at the lsblk command, which provides useful information on block devices.

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Linux tip: How to use the apropos command

In today’s Linux tip, we look at the apropos command – a command that helps you locate and identify commands even when you can’t remember their names.

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Linux tip: How to use the dstat command

In today’s Linux tip, we’re going to look at the dstat command that provides important information on system resources — notably CPU usage, disk activity, network traffic, paging and system internals (interrupts and context switches)....

But isn't breaking things what the QA people DO?

It's the 1990s, and this small startup needs to get online on a tiny budget, which means cobbling together a server from leftover parts. The problem: It keeps freezing.

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