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Burning an ISO Image to a CD, DVD, or Blu-Ray
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Today we are going to talk about burning CDs, DVDs, and Blu-rays.  Sadly, this is not a bonfire ritual, it is the act of writing data to the disc. Got Any ...

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x86, i386, x86-64, x64, and amd64? Oh My!
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The first time I tried downloading Linux, my head nearly exploded. I was drowning in options I didn’t understand. One major knowledge deficit was what weird ...

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Find Your Inner Root: A Guide to Procuring Superuser Permissions
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This message has many forms, but all indicate one humbling fact: you don’t have permission. I remember the first day my computer rebelled.  It was a Tuesday. ...

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The Essential Primer For the Linux Terminal
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Look at that hideous thing!  Surely we want to avoid the terminal right?  WRONG!  While the terminal is intimidating for the uninitiated, it is an immensely ...

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How to Use Man Pages to Enhance Terminal Skills
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For me, it is the switches and arguments.  I hate pure memorization, and recoil at remembering even the most basic ones. Fortunately for people like me, ...

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Clash of the Text Editors: nano, vim, and emacs
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In the early days of Linux, and UNIX before it, the only choice for editing text files was using the terminal. In those days, text editors were badass and ...

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7 Killer Websites for New Linux Users
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As a budding Linux user, there are a few websites you should learn to love.  Some keep you apprised of Linux news, others are sources for Linux help and ...

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Empower Yourself With Google Search
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Have you ever spent hours scouring the Internet for information?  Do you know what it is like to hunt desperately for that one needle in the haystack?  If so, ...

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