How to install packages on Debian 10

Installing packages and software on Linux systems can be quite challenging compared to other operating systems such as Windows or on macOS because one might need to execute several commands on the Terminal. That can be quite hectic, especially for Linux newbies, and thus need some guidance.

How to share files between Android and Linux wirelessly

Are you looking for a way to wirelessly transfer files between your Android phone/tablet and your Linux PC? If so, then you have come to the right place. Now there are no native solutions for sharing files between the two platforms. You need to make use of third-party solutions, of which there are plenty. However, for this tutorial, we will be using the KDE Connect app to transfer the files.

Why you should have VPN on your Linux machine

A Virtual Private Network or VPN provides a way of connecting to a network such as an internet without your network activities or objectives being visible or monitored. When on the internet, it facilitates a private connection. An active internet connection is defined by internet traffic.

OpenDNS vs. Google DNS: everything you need to know

OpenDNS and Google DNS are two of the most popular and highly recommended public DNS services out there. OpenDNS offers a feature-packed, fast, reliable, and secure DNS service. But to take full advantage of its features, you will need to create an account, and the more advanced features are locked behind a paywall.

How to test the microphone on Linux

If you have multiple audio-input devices connected to your Linux PC, it often becomes necessary to know which ones work properly. Otherwise, you might think that your high-end external microphone is at work capturing audio when in reality, your system is using the default in-built low-quality microphone.

How to find string in a file on Linux

Sometimes you might need to search a particular word or a string inside a file. To do this, almost every text editor has some sort of GUI implementation to help you out. But for Linux users, it is much more productive and convenient to do these searches from the command-line.

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The Ultimate Linux Gaming Guide

Gaming on Linux has improved substantially over the years. It's no longer the case that you need a Windows PC to play the latest and greatest titles. In fact, many AAA titles actually perform better on Linux compared to Windows. Now, here at FOSSLinux, we have written tons of articles and how-tos to turn your Linux system into a lean, mean gaming machine.

EndeavourOS Review: The Gateway Distro to Arch Linux

EndeavourOS is an extremely recent distro in the Linux space released back in July 2019 as a spiritual successor to Antergos Linux, which was also discontinued in May 2019. In function, it is a rolling release distro based on Arch Linux with a focus on delivering a beginner-friendly pre-configured desktop environment to its users.

Things to do after installing Fedora Workstation

A new Fedora release is always around the corner approximately every six months. Every new release gives you, a Fedora enthusiast or a new Fedora user, the latest software, utilities, and technologies. A new installation will always require some tweaks, configurations, and Apps to get the most out of your Fedora.

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Linux WC command with examples

Previously, we have written articles on various Linux commands like ls, ps, scp, history, and many more present on our website. Today, we will take a look at the WC command. WC stands for "Word Count." And as the name implies, the wc command is used for counting purposes.

Associative array in Bash

Any programmer knows how vital variables are. Variables act as way-stations for coders/programmers where they pass information back and forth. Variables are generally crucial in computing since they enable code to be dynamic. In other terms, variables are referred to as information placeholders that change repeatedly depending on their usage. However, a significant problem that has affected most coders and programmers is keeping track of many variables in a project.

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Linux WC command with examples

Previously, we have written articles on various Linux commands like ls, ps, scp, history, and many more present on our website. Today, we will take a look at the WC command. WC stands for "Word Count." And as the name implies, the wc command is used for counting purposes.

Associative array in Bash

Any programmer knows how vital variables are. Variables act as way-stations for coders/programmers where they pass information back and forth. Variables are generally crucial in computing since they enable code to be dynamic. In other terms, variables are referred to as information placeholders that change repeatedly depending on their usage. However, a significant problem that has affected most coders and programmers is keeping track of many variables in a project.

How to resize OpenStack instance from the command line

OpenStack is an open-source cloud computing platform that enables organizations to control and compute large data pools, networking, and storage in a data center. Anyone can download OpenStack's source code, make alterations, and share it with others because the software is Open-Source. Hence, you do not need to worry about extra costs that can be incurred while using this software.