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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Linux Gaming vs. Windows Gaming: Everything You Need to Know

Linux has made significant strides over the last couple of years when it comes to gaming. But has it reached the stage where it can be considered as a viable alternative to Windows? Well, the answer depends on you - what games you play and how you use your OS apart from gaming.

Linux vs. Windows Server: Which one is for you?

Linux and Windows Servers are the two popular and important web-hosting services worldwide. They power over 60% of all websites, and it is almost an age-old question: Linux or Windows? When deciding what is the best option for your server needs. These two operating systems have dominated the server market for years, with Linux maintaining a noticeable lead.

Manjaro 21.0 Ornara Review: Arch Linux for the Masses

Manjaro just dropped the latest version of its beginner-friendly Arch-based distro - Manjaro 21.0 Ornara, and we are hyped. Over the years, the distro has attracted many users by delivering an easy-to-use, intuitive user experience that's backed by the power of Arch Linux.

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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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The 10 Best Open Source Web Servers for Linux

You are probably reading this article from a website powered by an open-source web server simply because open source web servers power over 80% of websites and applications. The term web server can be used interchangeably to refer to the hardware or software used to serve content to end-users or clients over HTTP.

Linux vs. Windows Server: Which one is for you?

Linux and Windows Servers are the two popular and important web-hosting services worldwide. They power over 60% of all websites, and it is almost an age-old question: Linux or Windows? When deciding what is the best option for your server needs. These two operating systems have dominated the server market for years, with Linux maintaining a noticeable lead.

The 8 Best Self-Hosted Proxy Servers

A proxy service aims to act on behalf of another. It could be to act on behalf of another person or behalf of another client machine or server. Hence, when we talk proxy servers, we have forward proxy servers or reverse proxy servers.