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17 Essential Linux Resources That You Shouldn’t Miss

17 Essential Linux Resources That You Shouldn’t Miss
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 Linux is one of our favorite topics, have covered some nifty topics on linux in the past. Today, we are covering a Wide Collection of Linux Apps which include Image Viewers, Video Editors, News Aggregators, Backup Tools & Guides etc. Top 10 Free Video Editors for Ubuntu Linux 20 Must Read HOWTOs and Guides for Linux 10 Free Linux Ebooks For Beginners 21 of the Best Free Linux Backup Tools Top 5 Gmail Notifiers for Linux 11 Free Windows Programs Alternatives For Linux 10 Best Image Viewers for Linux 10 Must-Have Linux Web-Based tools Top 10 KDE4 Applications 5 Best Linux Distributions 7 Awesome 3D Graphic Design Applications for Linux 13 Of the Best Linux Tutorials and OpenCourseWare on the Web 12 of the Best Free Linux News Aggregators 10 Best Linux Audio players 23 Useful System Applications for Linux 42 of the Best Free Linux Games

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Yes Virginia, That Is Linux Running on JavaScript JavaScript never seems to get any respect. It’s not a real programming language, detractors complain, it’s just some script language that runs in the web browser. We’re not sure what makes JavaScript less “real” to some, but thanks to today’s web browsers, JavaScript has become a very powerful language. Powerful enough to run Linux in your web browser. French developer Fabrice Bellard has built a JavaScript-based x86 PC emulator capable of running Linux inside a web browser.

13 Of the Best Linux Tutorials and OpenCourseWare on the Web Learn which online sites offer free Linux tutorials and courses. Find these websites ranked below based on the institution's ranking and the amount of material covered for new and advanced Linux users. #1. Cornell University Cornell University's Center for Advanced Computing offers a virtual workshop on Linux. Linux Newbie Guide: Shortcuts And Commands Linux Shortcuts and Commands: Linux Newbie Administrator Guideby 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. Many of these "commands" can be accessed from your favourite GUI front-end (probably KDE or Gnome) by clicking on the right menu or button.

Learn Linux, 101: The Linux command line 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 lineUsing valid commands and command sequencesDefining, modifying, referencing, and exporting environment variablesAccessing command history and editing facilitiesInvoking commands in the path and outside the pathUsing 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. The objective has a weight of 4. The material in this article corresponds to the April 2009 objectives for exam 101. How to Create a Wallpaper Slideshow in Ubuntu Just like Windows 7 and OS X, Ubuntu has the ability to create a slideshow wallpaper thanks to GNOME 2.28. Here is how you can take control of your wallpaper slideshows with a simple to use GUI tool or a down and dirty text editor. The easy way Let’s start by showing you the easy way to create a slideshow wallpaper using a GUI tool called CreBS (Create Background Slideshow). CreBS is an easy install in Ubuntu. To install the software open up a terminal and type

7 Tasks You Shouldn’t Use a GUI For Sometimes the GUI is just too slow. Learn how to resize images, add drop shadows, splice mp3s, clone hard drives and more with the command line. Here are a few tasks that you might want to consider using the command line for. 1. Resizing images Linux Newbie Guide by Stan, Peter and Marie Klimas 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. Of course, we provide no warranty whatsoever.

10 Most Awesome Linux Applications I know, I know. Not another blog post that lists the “top 10 something or other”. But bear with me. I’ve been thinking a lot lately about what makes a given application awesome. Linux Directory Structure (File System Structure) Explained with Examples by Ramesh Natarajan on September 8, 2010 Have you wondered why certain programs are located under /bin, or /sbin, or /usr/bin, or /usr/sbin? For example, less command is located under /usr/bin directory. Why not /bin, or /sbin, or /usr/sbin? What is the different between all these directories?

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