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If you've already read and memorised our " Linux tips every geek should know " and " 20 all-new tips for KDE 4.2 " features, we've picked out 50 more Linux desktop tips for you to enjoy. And remember, if you don't ask, you don't get - follow us on Identi.ca or Twitter to have your say on what we post next... Command line #1: Auto-correct typos Typing on the command line isn't easy. First, it takes a lot of time to learn how all the commands work, but then even after that you need to be very precise with your file and directory names, otherwise you'll need to try and try again.
Raspberry Pi is an amazing little computer. While just a bit slower than the Apple TV 2, it can run XBMC media center and provide output in 1080p H.264 video, all for $35. In this complete tutorial, you will learn how to build a lightweight HTPC front-end by installing and configuring a minimal Raspberry Pi XBMC distribution called Raspbmc. There is also an OpenElec distribution available, and I have covered the more advanced OpenELEC installation steps in this guide .
Linux Shortcuts and Commands: Linux Newbie Administrator Guide by Stan and Peter Klimas This is a practical selection of the commands we use most often. Press <Tab> to see the listing of all available command (on your PATH). On my small home system, it says there are 2595 executables on my PATH.
If you’re coming from Windows, the Linux file system structure can seem particularly alien. The C:\ drive and drive letters are gone, replaced by a / and cryptic-sounding directories, most of which have three letter names. The Filesystem Hierarchy Standard (FHS) defines the structure of file systems on Linux and other UNIX-like operating systems. However, Linux file systems also contain some directories that aren’t yet defined by the standard.
If the GUI just isn't doing it for you, why not take back control with some of these command-line gems? Our Linux guru Ashton Mills walks you through these powerful commands. Even a master at Linux desktop-fu can find using the command line difficult. But beyond the basic commands to navigate and manage your system there are, like arcane spells, special incantations that provide new functionality, save you time, or which are just plain interesting. Here's a small selection of command-line gems, with a focus on the desktop and Ubuntu. Sudo and packages
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Why do you need to learn the command line anyway? Well, let me tell you a story. Not long ago we had a problem where I used to work.
In this article, learn about these concepts: Install Samba packages. Install Samba binaries you've compiled yourself. Upgrade an existing Samba installation. This article helps you prepare for objective 311.2 in the Linux® Professional Institute (LPI) Certification level 3 (LPIC-3) LPI-302 exam.
Intro. We are relative Linux newbies (with Linux since Summer 1998). We run mostly RedHat and Mandrake -> the solutions might not be directly applicable to other Linux distributions (although most of them probably will be). Hope this helps; we try to be as practical as possible.
Technology, Software, Tips and Tricks, Downloads and a bit of fun A New Morning 17 Essential Linux Resources That You Shouldn’t Miss by Umar on May 25th, 2009 · 11 Comments
Overview This article gives you a brief introduction to some of the major features of the bash shell, and covers the following topics: Interacting with shells and commands using the command line Using valid commands and command sequences Defining, modifying, referencing, and exporting environment variables Accessing command history and editing facilities Invoking commands in the path and outside the path Using man (manual) pages to find out about commands This article helps you prepare for Objective 103.1 in Topic 103 of the Junior Level Administration (LPIC-1) exam 101.