Containers are portable and easy to clone and/or move to other operating systems. LXD is a container that is designed to contain an entire operating system instead of an application.
netcat can be used as an ad-hoc solution for transferring files through local networks. Learn how to use it to quickly transfer files between Linux computers.
You can easily put your computer to sleep, but what getting it to wake up? Here is how you can set an alarm in Linux to wake it up to do tasks at a certain time.
Your Linux system may be bloated with lots of services that run in the background. Here’s how to make Linux boot faster by disabling unnecessary services.
Sometimes you just need to find out the available memory in your system. Let’s see some Linux utilities that show memory usage in a human-readable format.
Most Linux distros have migrated to systemd, which comes with a different log daemon, journald. You will need to use the journalctl utility to read system logs.
WhatsApp is a popular chat app and is suited to use in business support. Learn how you can embed a WhatsApp chatbox in your WordPress site.
Google Chrome comes with various command-line switches that you can append to the app launcher. Here are some of the more useful Chrome command line switches you should know and use.
Nvidia video cards perform exceptionally well on Linux. Learn how to install the latest Nvidia driver on Ubuntu and get the most out of it.
If you have data you want to protect, you can create an encrypted container. Here’s how to set up an encrypted partition in Linux to safely store your data.
Virtualbox allows you to run a virtual machine on your PC. This shows how to install Virtualbox on Ubuntu and install and run virtual machine on your PC.
The side effect of Debian’s stability is that you are not running the latest version of any software. Learn how to install newer software in Debian.
On an old Linux PC with a small amount of RAM, you can use zswap to compress the swap files and make the PC run faster. Here’s how to do it.
Permanently deleting a file can cause problems/ putting it in the Trash bin isn’t good either. Learn to get the system to automatically delete old files from the trash in Linux.
It is easy to boot from ISO files or a CD/DVD drive in Virtualbox, but what about a USB drive? This guide shows you how to boot from a USB drive in VirtualBox.