Computer processors have their own languages, called instruction sets, with funny names like “x86-64.” Knowing which is used by your CPU is important when downloading some Linux distributions.
One day, Linux will rise against you by refusing to run a command without getting higher orders. There are two easy ways to gain root access and put the machine back in its place! ‘sudo’ and ‘su’.
It’s true, the Linux command-line is a scary beast. Many newcomers won’t touch this “terminal”. However the terminal has many advantages over the GUI, and should not be ignored!
The man pages are the documentation for terminal commands. Using them properly will improve your terminal skills, and save you from needing to memorize commands.
We have compiled a list of seven excellent websites for the budding Linux user. Add them to your bookmarks, follow them on social media, add them to your RSS reader.
Search engines are magical tools. Sadly, they don’t always know what you are looking for and require strategy and finesse to extract the best results. We have some tips to help…