Nitish.S

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Nitish is a Technical Writer with five years of experience. He enjoys covering new tech and has a special love for Linux. He also has a keen interest in Blockchain and WordPress.

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Wildcards in Linux explained with 10 examples

Wildcards, a.k.a. meta characters, are a godsend when it comes to searching for particular filenames from a heap of similarly named files. For example, by using Wildcards in Linux, you can use the ls command,  rm command, or any other Linux command for that matter, on multiple files as long as they match the defined criteria. 

Top 10 Reasons Why to Use Linux

Linux initially started as the OS of choice for servers, but not so much for PCs. However, that has drastically changed over the years, and currently, in 2021, Linux is more than capable of replacing the Mac or Windows installation on your desktop.

Manjaro vs. Arch Linux: Differences You Should Know

Manjaro is an Arch Linux based distro, and that makes the comparison even more interesting. As Manjaro is Arch-based, then why we need it in the first place? Can we not use Arch Linux and be done with it? By the end of the comparison, you will learn why Manjaro establishes its own identity even if it is based on Arch Linux.

Manjaro vs. Linux Mint: Which one is for you?

When it comes to distros, you will find pretty much a lot of options. This article will explore two of the amazing Linux distros, Manjaro and Linux Mint, and learn how they differ. Our comparison will try to figure out which one is the best and give you a clear picture of which one is best for you.

Linux awk command with 10 examples

Computer systems have always been used to analyze valuable data stored in simple text files. In turn, computer systems themselves are managed through log files. What is potentially common in these two situations is that they hold a great amount of data, which often needs to be streamlined before actually reading the data; otherwise, it is just confusing.

What is RAID in Linux, and How to Configure it

We live in a world of inexpensive data storage. And, that means anyone can use multiple, inexpensive disk drives into arrays to back up their data -- hence providing the necessary redundancy they require to keep their data safe. Meet RAID -- the process of combining multiple disk drives to create an array of drives. The computer that the RAID is connected to sees it as a single drive or unit and handles it.

Apt vs. Aptitude Command: A Definitive Guide

If you are like me, you surely have come across the aptitude and apt command. Not only that, but you should have also seen discussions based on which one is "better"? If you are still wondering, then you have come to the right place as we not only understand both of them but also try to differentiate them in the most unbiased way you can find.

Top 25 Linux Interview Questions

The IT industry depends heavily on Linux. So, if you are trying to get into one of the IT industry positions, you need to be good at Linux. As someone trying to get a position, it is essential to impress the interviewer with your knowledge, and that's where interview preparations come in.