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How To Set Up a Recipe Server

Today Gary asked… Would you mind doing a walk-through on how to setup a file server, perhaps alongside my existing...

Linux for your Loved Ones

Few things in this life are more frustrating than trying to provide tech support to loved ones. If you’re reading...

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Backing Up Only Recent Files

  Gnarly Backup School Series Getting backups done is important. Sometimes what you have to backup and what you want...

Ubuntu MATE 1510

Installing Ubuntu MATE on a MacBook Pro with UEFI

Back in October, I explained how you can install Ubuntu on a Mac. It was a complete guide that included...

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Making a Non-Spamming Alert using Diff

Being on pager duty is a downer. And it’s a big mistake that ruins the on-call or first-responder position when...

Schedule Tasks with Cron

I tell people who are curious about Linux that you really don’t need to open a terminal to run a...

Parsing a Git Patch with Bash

Parsing a Git Patch with Bash

I probably could have done this in perl and it would have been much faster…but I could say that about...

Divided Over Ubuntu’s Unity

I find it very ironic that one of the most divisive things that ever hit the Linux scene is a...

Manage your Linux Box with htop

There is one application that I simply must have on every Linux system I install and that’s htop. It doesn’t...

Thinking Outside The (Linux) Box

My washing machine has a leaky valve, it has had this problem for a while now. It comes and goes....

Supercharge Your Command Line With Fish Shell

Linux has no lack of command-line shells. There’s ‘sh’, ‘bash’, ‘ksh’, ‘zsh’ and more. To get the most out of...

Learning To Love Learning Linux

As 2015 comes to a close, I have come to realize a great truth: the best thing I ever did...

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