Swappiness in Linux: Everything you need to know

If you have been a Linux user or enthusiast for a considerable amount of time, then the term swap or swap memory should not be news to you. But, unfortunately, many Linux users tend to confuse the concept of swap memory with swappiness. The most common misconception is that a swappinness value indicates the maximum usable RAM before the actual swapping process begins.

How to convert MP3 to WAV on Linux

To appreciate the idea of converting an MP3 audio file format into a WAV audio file format, you first need to understand the making of these two distinguishable audio formats. The keyword that distinguishes an MP3 audio file from a WAV audio file is “compressed”. An MP3 audio file exists in a compressed state, while a WAV audio file exists in an uncompressed state.

Do ethernet splitter negatively affect internet speed?

An ethernet splitter is basically a network device that splits one ethernet cable into two to connect to two computers in one room and a router in another room. This eases workload since it will be unnecessary to run two ethernet cables from one room to another. Generally, an ethernet splitter allows the sharing of a single ethernet signal across two devices.

How to install Lubuntu from a USB drive

Lubuntu is an open-source Linux distribution based on Ubuntu. The OS is super light, has fewer resource requirements, and uses the LXQT modern desktop environment. Before you initiate the installation process of Lubuntu, you need to download the correct Iso image that matches your computer's specs.

Top 10 Linux Distros for Students

One of the best things about Linux is its access to all the different Linux distributions - commonly known as Linux distros. Each distro holds a unique philosophy and thereby bundles in different software and utilities, making it perfect for certain users but not all.

10 Tips on mastering Sublime Text Editor

Investing in quality development tools will make you more productive and significantly increase code quality. One such tool is Sublime Text 3, and you might be surprised by the many cool things in Sublime Text Editor.

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15 things to do after installing MX Linux

MX Linux is currently one of the most popular Linux distributions out there and the most highly rated Linux distribution on DistroWatch. Thanks to its focus on delivering a highly stable and performance-optimized system, that too with a beautiful and highly customizable interface.

15 things to do after installing elementary OS

Elementary OS is a beautiful and beginner-friendly Linux distro with a focus on user security and privacy. It is also one of the most highly recommended Linux distros for users looking for a Windows or Mac replacement.

SteamOS Review: Linux for Your Living Room

SteamOS is a Debian-based Linux distro optimized for the Steam client and designed from the ground up to deliver a modern living room experience. It is optimized to work with a controller and doesn't need you to attach a keyboard and a mouse. Furthermore, the UI is big and console-like, allowing you to operate it while lying on your sofa easily.

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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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How to install Fedora 34 Server

Fedora is an open-source project and an upstream source of the commercial Red Hat Enterprise Linux distribution. Since Fedora 30, the Fedora project releases five different editions, spins, and platforms for hardware, containers, server, IoT, and cloud.

How to create your own Minecraft Server

Minecraft is a well-known sandbox game for a variety of purposes. It's simple to pick up and practice, gives you the freedom to do anything you want in the game, is virtually limitless, and allows you to create whatever you want if you have the imagination.

Azure virtual machine: what you need to know

The continuous improvisations of technological milestones in the business-centered world do not spare the same tech-oriented businesses from certain challenges. They still have to install, manage, and update reputable remote work infrastructure to fight certain menaces.