Linux file Command Tutorial for Beginners (5 Examples)

While working on the Linux command line, there may be times when you'd encounter a file which is an archive (say a .zip file), but its extension (or lack of it) would suggest otherwise. It's in times like these, the file command proves helpful as it lets you determine the actual file type. Learn More

How machine learning is supercharging content management

Machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) are some of the hottest buzzwords around, especially in the open source community. It seems that every month brings a new machine learning system, each focused on a different application. Learn More

Mark Shuttleworth Says Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Will Be Supported for 10 Years

Canonical's Mark Shuttleworth announced last week at OpenStack Summit Berlin 2018 that his Linux company will support the Ubuntu 18.04 LTS operating system for no less than ten years. Learn More

How do we handle and use such enormous amounts of data?

How many gigabytes of data did we (the people of Earth) create yesterday?
...brain. is. thinking...

More than 2.5 billion!

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 Hits Beta With Improved System Performance

Red Hat is now previewing the next version of its flagship Linux platform, including integrated container capabilities and a major boost in the amount of physical memory that a system can support. Learn More

7 command-line tools for writers

For most people (especially non-techies), the act of writing means tapping out words using LibreOffice Writer or another GUI word processing application. But there are many other options available to help anyone communicate their message in writing, especially for the growing number of writers embracing plaintext. Learn More

Linux xxd Command Tutorial for Beginners (with Examples)

Need a hex dump for a text file? Looking for a command line utility that can do this? Well, you are in luck, as there exists a command dubbed xxd that can do this for you. In this tutorial, we will discuss xxd using some easy to understand examples. But before we do that, it's worth mentioning that all examples here have been tested on an Ubuntu 18.04 LTS machine. Learn More

Linux Shutdown Command: 5 Practical Examples

The shutdown command in Linux allows you to shut down, reboot or schedule a shutdown of your system. This article explains the most common and useful examples of the Linux shutdown command. Learn More

Schedule One-Time Commands with the UNIX at Tool

Cron is nice and all, but don't forget about its cousin at
at is one of those commands that isn't discussed very much. Learn More

Best Linux Desktop Environments: Strong and Stable

A desktop environment is a collection of disparate components that integrate together. They bundle these components to provide a common graphical user interface with elements such as icons, toolbars, wallpapers, and desktop widgets. Additionally, most desktop environments include a set of integrated applications and utilities. Learn More

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