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How to Rename a File or Directory on Linux

In this guide, you will be learning some of the ways that you can rename a file or directory on a Linux system. There are two ways that we will be focusing on. One is the mv command which is excellent for simple renames. The other is the Perl rename tool.

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How to Kill a Process on Linux

In this guide we will be teaching you some of the easy ways to kill a process on a Linux based system. This tutorial touches on three commands that are designed to terminate processes by sending what is called a kill signal. These three commands are kill, pkill and killall.

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How to List Users on Linux-based Systems

In this guide you will be learning how easy it is to list all of the users on a Linux-based system. Listing users is as easy as reading the contents of the passwd file. We will also show you some simple ways to filter the returned data or check for a specific user.

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How to Install Docker on Ubuntu

This guide will walk you through the simple process of installing the Docker virtualization platform to the Ubuntu operating system. Docker is an easy-to-use container-based virtualization system. These containers are separated from the host and can have their own OS.

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How to Edit the Hosts File on Ubuntu

This guide will show you how easy it is to edit the hosts file on the Ubuntu operating system. The hosts file is used by the system to resolve a hostname to an IP address without needing to communicate with an outside domain name server.

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How to Install Wine on Ubuntu

This guide will show you how to install Wine on the Ubuntu operating system. Wine is a compatibility layer that allows you to run Windows apps on Linux systems. The installation process is relatively straightforward and can be completed in a few short steps.

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How to Install pip on Ubuntu

In this guide, you will be taught how to install pip to the Ubuntu operating system. pip is a package manager for the Python programming language. Using pip, you can easily install most Python libraries and modules with relative ease.

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How to Open the Terminal on Ubuntu

In this guide, you will learn how to open the terminal on an Ubuntu operating system. We will show you several straightforward methods that you can use to open the command line. From keyboard shortcuts to the right-click menu, all methods are simple.

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How to Delete a File or Directory on Linux

In this guide, you will learn how to delete a file or directory on a Linux system. Knowing how to deletes files or folders is essential to dealing with Linux-based systems. You will see how to use the rm, rmdir, and unlink commands.

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How to List Installed Packages on Ubuntu

In this tutorial, we will teach you how to list the packages installed on your Ubuntu system. Within this guide, you will explore two different methods. The first is to use the apt package manager to list installed packages. The other is to use the dpkg tool.

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Add support for exFAT to Ubuntu

In this guide, you will learn how to add support for the exFAT filesystem to Ubuntu. Microsoft developed exFAT for flash-based storage. You can add support for the filesystem to Ubuntu by compiling a special, open-source kernel-based driver.

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How to Install xrdp on Ubuntu

In this guide, you will learn how to install xrdp to the Ubuntu operating system. xrdp is an open-source version of Microsoft’s remote desktop protocol. The remote desktop functionality allows you to control your computer as if you were sitting at the screen.

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How to Run a Traceroute on Ubuntu

In this guide, you will learn how to perform a traceroute on an Ubuntu operating system. A traceroute is a good way of checking your device’s routing between an end destination. This can help diagnose connection issues and potential slow hops on your network.

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Installing Java on Ubuntu

This guide will show you how to install the OpenJDK version of Java to Ubuntu. OpenJDK is an open-source and free version of Java. Following this guide you will learn how easy it is to install both the Java Runtime Environment and the Java Development kit.

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How to Unzip Archives on Ubuntu

In this tutorial you will learn how to unzip files on the Ubuntu operating system. A ZIP file is a popular format for archiving files. We will be showing you how to use the command line as well as Ubuntu’s desktop interface to extract the files from archives.

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