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The Science of Near-Death Experiences

Empirically investigating brushes with the afterlife<p>Near-death experiences have gotten a lot of attention lately. The 2014 movie <i>Heaven Is for Real</i>, about a young boy who told his parents he had visited heaven while he was having emergency surgery, grossed a respectable $91 million in the United …

Remove all old kernels

$ sudo apt-get purge $(dpkg -l linux-{image,headers}-"[0-9]*" | awk '/ii/{print $2}' | grep -ve "$(uname -r | sed -r …

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Back-Button Focusing: How to Use Full Auto and Full Manual Controls at the Same Time

What is Back-Button Focusing (BBF)?<p>With most cameras, you depress the shutter button half way to focus and then to actually take the picture the …

GNOME 2 is back: Ubuntu MATE is now an official flavor

Ubuntu MATE is now an official flavor of Ubuntu.<p>Yes, that means Ubuntu is giving a stamp of endorsement to GNOME 2 once again. You don’t need to switch to Linux Mint—just install the Ubuntu MATE disc and get a desktop that works like it did before Ubuntu's Unity and the GNOME Shell came along.<p>Meet …

How To Mount Remote Directory With SSHFS on a Linux

How can I mount remote directory with ssh on a Linux bases system? How do I use SSHFS to mount remote file systems over SSH on a Ubuntu or …

Arch Linux

How to Recover Deleted Windows Files with Linux

Every computer user has been there, some more than once – that moment when you realize that you just deleted the wrong file or bunch of files. The …

5 Grep Tools for Linux

As every Linux user surely knows, grep is a reliable command-line tool for in-depth file searching. Still, many beginners avoid it because they …

Monitoring Your Network And Servers With Observium

Introduction<p>You have a problem while monitoring your servers, switches or physical machines. <b>Observium</b> fits your need. As a free monitoring system, it …

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Linux: IP Subnet (CIDR) Calculator That Will Help You With Network Settings - nixCraft

I‘m a new user and networking newbie. I need help with network settings. I’m looking for a tool for calculating available host address ranges with …

Getting Started with JARVYS Backups

I previously interviewed the creators of JARVYS, a Linux backup solution that makes backups and restores as easy as a single command. I wanted to …

Understanding Linux CPU stats

Your Linux server is running slow, so you follow standard procedure and run top. You see the CPU metrics:<p><b>But what do all of those 2-letter</b> …

Linux

A Beginner's Guide to White Balance

Getting your first serious camera is an exciting moment. So much to learn, so many buttons and dials to understand, complex menu systems to decipher, …

100 Useful Unix Commands

<b>A Guide to 100 (ish) Useful Unix Commands</b> <i><br>by Oliver; 2014-05-28</i><p>Introduction<p>In the Introduction to Unix (which I'll borrow heavily from in this …

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An Introduction to Unix

<b>Everybody Knows How to Use a Computer, but Not Everyone Knows How to Use the Command Line. Yet This is the Gateway to Doing Anything and Everything</b> …

Command Line YouTube Player `mps-youtube` Sees New Release(s)

<b>mps-youtube was updated to version 0.2.2 (and shortly after to 0.2.3) recently, bringing some interesting new features, like an option to use an</b> …

Black Lab Linux MATE 6.1 Released

Today we are pleased to announce the release of Black Lab Linux MATE 6.1. Black Lab Linux MATE 6.1 is a distribution of Black Lab Linux that utilizes …

Removing Libsystemd0 From a Live-running Debian System

lkcl writes The introduction of systemd has unilaterally created a polarization of the GNU/Linux community that is remarkably similar to the …

Linux file access permissions reference

Introduction<p>Linux file access permissions are used to control who is able to read, write and execute a certain file. This is an important …

Cracking WPA/WPA2 Tutorial in Kali Linux

Ethical Hacking<p>12:47 PM Kali Linux, Tutorial, Video<p>When it comes to WiFi security, WPA/WPA2 seems to be more secure and reliable than WEP encryption …

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Linux Iptables Allow NFS Clients to Access the NFS Server - nixCraft

The portmapper assigns each NFS service to a port dynamically at service startup time. How do I allow legitimate NFS clients to access the NFS server …

Command line web browsing

Follow @LinuxUserMagFrom almost every app being on the command line to doing everything through the web browser, GNU/Linux has come a long way …

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Cheat Sheet: Understand Metering Modes On Your Camera - Digital Photography School

Do you understand the metering modes on your camera? If not, you’re missing out on a powerful tool and might find the following Metering Mode Cheat …

Essential terminal commands for new engineers

04 Feb 2015<p>These are often called “bash shortcuts” or “bash tips” but, really, these apply to multiple different shell programs. Bash, ZSH (“zee …

miggo is the World’s First Camera Strap That Doubles as a Padded Case

miggo is an innovative new camera accessory that can serve two purposes. It can be used as a padded strap, but when you’re done shooting, the strap …

Cameras

Repair Linux boot failures in GRUB 2 rescue mode

This article provides you with information on available options for repairing GRUB 2 boot issues and specific instructions on how to use the GRUB 2 …

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