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Using the xargs command on Linux to simplify your work

The xargs command can come in very handy, especially when combined with find. Understanding how it works and how to implement a loop can help make it work for you.

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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.


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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