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Making Backups with Grsync

Again and again, we are reminded by computer gurus to be sure to backup anything on our computers that we...

Cleaning Linux: Jed’s Nappy /boot

My home NAS machine is an Ubuntu 14.04 machine with a ZFS volume. I need the linux-headers packages in order...

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Finding the Offending Directories

Gnarly Backup School Series   We have washed up on the shores of find…all these files drifting around us in...

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The Dual Boot Deception

Traditionally, Linux developers have had a major obstacle to overcome to get folks to try Linux – the fact that...

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Finding Recent Files

Finding Recent Files Gnarly Backup School Series Before you suggest that it is better to use a backup program like...

Backup Plex For Ubuntu Reliably

It’s no secret that I like watching TV. From movies to TV shows, I like ’em all. I’m also a...

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Boost Your Hard Drive with Bcache

A few weeks ago I converted my friend’s Chromebook from its stock ChromeOS to Ubuntu. As payment, he let me...

Locked Up with Linux

The sheer versatility of the Linux kernel truly knows no bounds. It can be found, literally, everywhere. From your local...

Keeping Linux Clean

One of the great things about Linux is how stable it is over time. The biggest challenge with Linux is...

Skimming Files Before You Grep Them

Grep is a utility to find string patterns in text files. I cannot show you all the magic that grep...

Old iMac Ubuntu Studio Installation

On September 3rd, 2015 Joseph asked… Hi Matt, I have the opportunity to install Linux at work on a 5...

Extracting and Organizing with Bash

Extracting and Organizing with Bash

Long week? Yeah, me too. I have my heavy metal Linux band in the motel room and no customers to...

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