Linux is an Open Source computer operating system designed primarily for the PC but also available for a wide range of other systems. These tutorials can be of benefit to beginners looking to get started in the world of Linux computing.
Every program which is run on the command line has three data streams and piping and redirection can be used to connect these streams between programs and files to direct data in interesting and useful ways.
I've been recording some audio tracks as uncompressed WAV files, but they are too large for sending over the internet or storing on mobile devices. Here's how to convert WAV to MP3 which will compress the audio and make them more usable.
For some unknown reason, the default installation of PHP on Ubuntu Server does not install two popular (and often required) extensions - MCrypt and cURL. This guide shows you how to install and configure these two extensions.
For a while now I have been plagued with long delay after entering username each time I log into my Ubuntu server via SSH. Very annoying!
This quick fix for Linux helps when you get trouble resolving domain names in web browsers or unable to connect to servers to download updates or packages.
Linux has the capability to create links to files, similar to shortcuts in Windows, except that they work at the filesystem level. These links are come in both hard and soft versions, each referencing different addresses.
How to fix Apache Error: Invalid command ExpiresActive which can occur when a misconfigured server has a configuration file is misspelled or defined by a module not included in the server configuration.
Having recently deleted some files by accident over a Samba share, I thought that it may be a good idea to have something similar to the Windows Recycle Bin so that deleted files are moved and can be easily recovered without risking the loss of data. The recycle bin can be emptied periodically and gives an extra layer of protection for your data.
Argh! Too busy on doing 6 things at the same time and during a slight loss of concentration I've deleted files which I need! What do I do? How do I get them back? How do I undelete files in Linux?
Linux (and Android) have the ability to mount a file system read-only to prevent unauthorised modification, particularly to system files. This guide shows you how to remount these file systems so that changes can be made.