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9 Best File Comparison and Difference (Diff) Tools for Linux

While writing program files or normal text files, programmers and writers sometimes want to know the difference between two files or two versions of …

Linux

Linux sdiff Command Examples for Linux Newbies

In one of our earlier article, we have explained about 9 best file comparison and difference (Diff) tools for Linux systems. We listed a mixture of …

Linux

How to Copy an ISO to a USB Drive from Mac OS X with dd

If you have downloaded an ISO image of another operating system, say Ubuntu Linux or Windows 10, and you wish to turn that ISO image file into a …

Operating Systems

How to Write Image Files to SD Card with dd from Command Line of Mac or Linux

Need to write an image file to an SD card? The command line ‘dd’ tool can do that for you, writing a disk image .img file to an SD card with minimal …

Operating Systems

10 Best Operating Systems for Hackers

Linux has always been a favorite operating system for hackers because it allows them the control they require to do strange and ingenious things. The …

Linux

Nomad Desktop - An Open Source Desktop With a Fresh Experience

If you’re a Linux fan with the desire to check it its vast customization options then you must have toyed diverse desktop environments and settings …

Linux

Tig – A Command Line Browser for Git Repositories

In a recent article, we’ve described how to install and use GRV tool for viewing Git repositories in Linux terminal. In this article, we would like …

Linux

RetroArch 1.6.7 -Released!

NOTE: This is a bugfixed and spit-and-polish update. The initial release notes below are still from the 1.6.6 release.RetroArch 1.6.7 has just been …

Google Play

Linux/Unix desktop fun: Simulates the display from “The Matrix”

The Matrix is a science fiction action movie from 1999. It was written and directed by the Wachowski Brothers. The film has falling green characters …

Linux

Newsboat – An RSS/Atom Feed Reader for Linux Terminals

Newsboat is a free, open source RSS/Atom feed reader for Linux terminals. It is originally created from Newsbeuter, a text based RSS/Atom feed …

Linux

Backup up your YouTube playlists with a Raspberry Pi + HDD

This guide shows how to set up a local backup of your YouTube Favorites, or any other playlist. It includes a method for automatically updating your …

Raspberry Pi

Best LaTeX Editor: 33 LaTeX Editors Reviewed for Linux Nerds

In the arena of Linux, LaTeX is considered as a standard markup language. It helps the users for editing the documents to markup level. There are …

Linux

How to Exclude a Word with grep

The grep command line tool is wildly useful for searching through text data for lines and snippets that match a defined string, character, word, or …

Linux

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How to restore an Android device from a backup

If you're looking to restore your Android device from a Google Drive backup, Jack Wallen walks you through the process and offers up a few tips to …

Linux

How to edit Linux drive mount point options using a GUI

If you'd prefer not to manually edit the /etc/fstab file on your Linux machines, this handy GUI tool can help you with that task.<p>The one file many …

Linux

Understanding Linux filesystems: ext4 and beyond

The majority of modern Linux distributions default to the ext4 filesystem, just as previous Linux distributions defaulted to ext3, ext2, and—if you …

Linux

ubuntu

A bash script to update your Ubuntu system.<p>Set the file to executable then run it with sudo as outlined below to update your Ubuntu system.<p>This …

Linux

System Tar and Restore – A Versatile System Backup Script for Linux

System Tar and Restore is a versatile system backup script for Linux systems. It comes with two bash scripts, the main script star.sh and a GUI …

Linux

Setting up an iPad for coding is my greatest feat as a computer user

A few months ago, I detailed my process for setting up a Pixelbook to code on. It wasn’t easy or simple or straightforward, but it worked in the end: I had all the power and flexibility of Linux, access to my favorite code editor (VS Code), and, of course, the slick web browsing experience that …

Web Development

Transfer Music from iPhone, iPod, or iPad to a Computer

Everyone knows how easy it is to get music onto an iPod, iPhone, or iPad with the help of iTunes, but have you ever tried to get music off an iPod or …

Copy Music Directly to iPhone / iPod Without Adding to the Computer iTunes Library

Got a song, podcast, or another audio track that you want to copy directly to your iPhone, but don’t want to add to your computers general iTunes …

How to Play MP3 or Audio Without Adding to iTunes Library on Mac

Want to play an mp3, m4a, or audio file on a Mac, but you don’t want to add that MP3 or audio file to your iTunes Library? There are a few different …

Operating Systems

Syllabus | Operating System Engineering | Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Course Meeting Times<p>Lectures: 2 sessions / week, 1.5 hours / session<p>Prerequisites<p>Description<p><i>6.828 Operating System Engineering</i> studies fundamental …

Engineering

How to upgrade your older Mac Pro firmware

Get extended capabilities on your old Mac Pro hardwareDo you have an older model 2009 Mac Pro (pre-Trash Can Mac Pro) that could use a makeover? …

MacBook Pro

VM2Docker : automating the conversion from virtual machine to docker container

Alternative Title: Automating the conversion from virtual machine to docker container<p>Author: Lubin, Eric, M. Eng. Massachusetts Institute of …

Computer Science

I wrote a Perl book

(This article is cross posted here and on my own blog)I wrote a Perl book accidentally during my vacation. I started typing and everything just fell …

Programming

Nine ways to compare files on Unix

Sometimes you want to know if some files are different. Sometimes you want to <i>how</i> they're different. Sometimes you might want to compare files that …

Unix as a Second Language

The "last" command provides some easy ways to see who has been logging into your system and when, but with a little more work, you can ask it to …

Reviewing logins on Linux

The <b>last</b> command provides an easy way to review recent logins on a Linux system. It also has some useful options –- such as looking for logins for one …

Linux