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How to use Terminator on Linux to run multiple terminals in one window

Providing an option for multiple GNOME terminals within a single window frame, terminator lets you flexibly align your workspace to suit your needs.

2-Minute Linux Tip: The env command

Use the env command to learn how to gather info about your shell environment on Linux.

Unix as a Second Language: The touch command

The Linux touch command allows users to create an empty file or update a file’s data and time settings. You might want to do this if you need to be sure that a file exists before a script or process begins. The command can also be...

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Celebrating Linux's 28 years

Linux just turned 28, and in that time, it has moved from being an interesting project to what is in many ways the most significant operating system, spawning hundreds of distributions and taking over the field of supercomputing.

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How to rename a group of files on Linux

To rename a group of files with a single command, use the rename command. It requires the use of regular expressions and can tell you what changes will be made before making them.

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A guided tour of Linux file system types

Linux file systems have evolved over the years, and here's a look at file system types

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Keeping track of Linux users: When do they log in and for how long?

Getting an idea how often your users are logging in and how much time they spend on a Linux server is pretty easy with a couple commands and maybe a script or two.

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How to manipulate PDFs on Linux

The pdftk command for Linux systems provides many options for working with PDFs, including merging pages, encrypting files, applying watermarks, compressing files, and even repairing PDFs.


How to manage logs in Linux

Log files on Linux systems contain a LOT of information — more than you'll ever have time to view. Here are some tips on how you can make use of it without ... drowning in it.

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Getting help for Linux shell built-ins

Linux built-ins are commands that are part of a user’s shell. Sandra Henry-Stocker explains how to recognize them and get help on their use.


Mastering user groups on Linux

Managing user groups on Linux systems is easy, but the commands can be more flexible than you might be aware.

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Will rolling into IBM be the end of Red Hat?

IBM's acquisition of Red Hat is a big deal – a $34 billion big deal – and many Linux professionals are wondering how it's going to change Red Hat's role in the Linux world. Here are some thoughts.

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Linux a key player in the edge computing revolution

Edge computing is augmenting the role that Linux plays in our day-to-day lives. A conversation with Jaromir Coufal from Red Hat helps to define what the edge has become.

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Undo releases Live Recorder 5.0 for Linux debugging

Debugging on multi-process systems just got significantly easier with the release of Live Recorder 5.0 from Undo.

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Tracking down library injections on Linux

Library injections are less common on Linux than they are on Windows, but they're still a problem. Here's a look at how they work and how to identify them.

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Exploring /run on Linux

There's been a small but significant change in how Linux systems work with respect to runtime data. Here's an overview of the change to /run.

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How to send email from the Linux command line

Linux offers several commands that allow you to send email from the command line. Here's look at some that offer interesting options.

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How Linux can help with your spelling

Whether you're struggling with one elusive word or checking a report before you send it off to your boss, Linux can help with your spelling.


NVMe on Linux

In case you haven't yet noticed, some incredibly fast solid-state disk technology is as available for Linux as it is for other operating systems.

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A deeper dive into Linux permissions

Sometimes you see more than just the ordinary r, w, x and - designations when looking at file permissions on Linux. How can you get a clearer view of what the uncommon charactrers are trying to tell you and how do these permissions...

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