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If you are ready to take a plunge into Linux, FOSSLinux has covered most of helpful tutorials starting from beginner level to the expertise level. This section is a good starting point. While we thrive to provide you the best content, you can suggest topics you want us to cover and we will try to get it published for you.

Snap vs. Flatpak vs. AppImage: Know The Differences, Which is Better

In recent years, three different distribution independent package formats have become more prevalent in the Linux systems. These new package formats are Snap, Flatpak, and App image. And there are few others who chose an entirely different route. Linux distributions like Endless OS and Fedora entirely depend on independent package formats to run applications.

Linux tmp Directory: Everything You Need to Know

If you are coming from the Windows environment, the chances are that you may think the tmp directory is something safe to delete. That's not the case! Unless you know what you are doing, we don't want advice to remove anything in the tmp directory. Here is everything you need to know. Read on.

Crontab in Linux Explained With Examples

Crontab is the Linux equivalent of the Window's Task Scheduler. It can help you set up a task to run automatically at a regular...

Debian vs. Ubuntu: Everything You Need to Know to Choose

Coming into the Linux world, the first and the most challenging task is to decide which distribution you want to use. There are a lot of options to choose from, each having its advantages and drawbacks. Two of the most popular distributions that exist are Ubuntu and Debian.

Top 10 reasons to use KDE as your Desktop Environment

In this article, we will take a look at yet another popular desktop environment, KDE. It's one of the most amazing Linux Desktop environments available in the market.

The 6 Best Ways to View Files in Linux

Text files are an essential and integral part of any given computer system. Configuration files, programming scripts, and even documents created by users are all simple text files. Also though now there are several document formats, in the initial days of Linux, there were mostly plain text files in use. Consequently, there had to be several ways of reading text files in Linux.

5 Things to do when your Linux system GUI freezes

All operating systems freeze at some point and, Linux distributions are no exceptions. In this post, we are going to look at five methods you can apply to your frozen system before thinking of plugging out the power cable or holding down the power button to power off the PC.

What is UID in Linux, How to Find and Change it

If you have interacted with Linux systems, there is a probability you have come across these two words, UID and GID. If you have no clear idea about them, then follow along with this article.