So you’ve stepped into the root directory of a Linux install and are completely lost eh? If you are wondering what the hell goes in /opt? I am here to help.
You stumbled upon the concept of Linux swap partitions. Maybe through experimentation or by reading some of our excellent articles. But do you know what swap is? Well, we’re going to fix that!
You’ve probably heard the phrase Linux distribution before. It’s hard to avoid in the Linux world. But you’re probably wondering what a distribution is. Nobody seems to explain that, it’s just assumed that everyone knows. Well, I’m going to break from the mold and tell you!
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.