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Oct 31 2014

Link: Debian-goodies: A must-have Set of Utilities For Debian/Ubuntu Administrators

Are you a Debian/Ubuntu Administrator or a regular user, then you may use the dpkg and APT commands often. These commands are used to install, remove, update or upgrade a package or the whole system. Mostly, we use the above two tools only for our day to day operations, But believe me, there are many …

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Oct 19 2014

Link: How to Set Up a Local Web Server on Windows, Mac, and Linux

When developing a website, a web designer needs to be able to see his webpages the same way the end user would. Sometimes simply clicking on and viewing your HTML files in the web browser is enough, but if you want to test dynamic content, you will need to set up a local web server. …

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Jun 26 2014

Notes on upgrading XBMC to Gotham on a Ubuntu Linux box

Just a few notes that may help anyone planning on upgrading from XBMC Frodo to Gotham on a Ubuntu Linux system. Many XBMC users will likely have already done this, but if you’ve been putting it off, here are some things to know: First, before upgrading, enable the default skin (Confluence) in Frodo. That way, …

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Jun 11 2014

Link: RSync Command to Backup and Synchronize Files in Linux

RSync or Remote Sync is the Linux command usually used for backup of files/directories and synchronizing them locally or remotely in an efficient way. One of the reasons of why RSync is preferred over all other alternatives is the speed of operation, RSync copies the chunk of data to other location at a significantly faster …

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Apr 22 2014

Link: Best Alternative App Stores for Linux

The concept of app stores, though popularized by Apple, followed by Android, has been around for a long time. In fact, Linuxians know that it was in the penguinian world of software that the concept of app store basically originated. A software housing a collection of apps stored in a convenient location was something Linux …

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Sep 28 2013

Link: Linux Directory Structure and Important Files Paths Explained

For any person, who does not have a sound knowledge of Linux Operating System and Linux File System, dealing with the files and their location, their use may be horrible, and a newbie may really mess up. This article is aimed to provide the information about Linux File System, some of the important files, their usability …

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