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Windows Subsystem for Linux is ready for Windows 11

Windows users can now more easily explore Linux on their Windows 11 desktops.

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Installing packages on Linux and Mac with Homebrew

Here's an introduction to Homebrew, an easy but unusual package manager that works with both Linux and macOS.

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Microsoft lets Windows 11 loose on the world

PCs running Windows 10 that meet Microsoft's hardware requirements are immediately eligible for the free Windows 11 download. And new devices with Windows 11 factory installed are now on sale.

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Windows 11 in-depth review: Windows 10 gets a nip and tuck

Microsoft’s new OS gives Windows 10 a much-needed facelift, tighter security, and a better overall experience.

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Using Gimp to modify PDF files

Gimp is normally used to create or manipulate images files, but can also work with PDFs if you understand how it works and what it's limits are.

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Venerable Linux distro Slackware comes back to life

Slackware Linux, first released in 1993, is different from the more popular flavors, and that might be its appeal.

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Linux tricks to speed up your workday

Sometimes a new way of getting work done on the Linux command line can be both interesting and time-saving

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Basic scripting on Unix and Linux

If you're not yet comfortable with writing scripts on Unix and Linux systems, this post might get you off to a healthy start.

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Selectively reusing commands on Linux

Command history on Linux and Unix systems provides a lot more ways to rerun commands than you might know.

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A guide to migrating off Windows Server 2008

With the OS reaching end of life, it’s time to migrate whatever old servers you have left, and it’s not a trivial job.

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8 free Wi-Fi stumbling and surveying tools for Windows and Mac

Measuring signal strength, channels, MAC addresses and security status of Wi-Fi networks is essential to understanding their health, and here are free tools – some for Windows, some for Macs – that can do just that.

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Amid the pandemic, using trust to fight shadow IT

With most workers scattered at home and trying to come up with their own ad-hoc IT workarounds, there’s an easy way for IT shops to build trust: communicate.

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