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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...

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...

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