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Welcome to Linux Consultant

This site is a collection of tips, examples and small chunks of code I’ve used over the years as I’ve worked with Linux. Mostly the items found here are for my own use but I’ve made the site public in the chance that it will help other people. If you find something useful please let me know. Also if you think something I’ve mentioned could be done better I would welcome the feedback.

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What’s the difference between apt-get upgrade vs dist-upgrade?

The apt-get upgrade and dist-upgrade are both used for upgrading the installed packages. So, what’s the difference?

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Desktop Linux Market Share: August 2022

Curious to know the latest market share percentage for Linux desktop? You don’t have to do the research, we’ve done it for you.

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4 Ways to View Disks and Partitions in Linux

The post 4 Ways to View Disks and Partitions in Linux first appeared on Tecmint: Linux Howtos, Tutorials & Guides .In this guide, we will show how to list storage disks and partitions in Linux systems. We will cover both command-line tools and GUI util…

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Useful SSH Cheat Sheet for Linux System Administrators

SSH or Secure Shell Protocol is renowned for its secure operation of network services. Learn more with this SSH cheat sheet for Linux system administrators.
The post Useful SSH Cheat Sheet for Linux System Administrators appeared first on Linux Today.

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7 Best Distributions Based on Fedora Linux

Fedora Linux is a well-loved Linux distribution format. Here is a list of some of the seven Best Distributions based on Fedora Linux.
The post 7 Best Distributions Based on Fedora Linux appeared first on Linux Today.

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How to Install NVIDIA Drivers on Linux Mint 21 LTS

You may want to install the official NVIDIA drivers if you use a Linux system for graphic design or gaming. Learn how to install NVIDIA drivers on Linux Mint 21 LTS here.
The post How to Install NVIDIA Drivers on Linux Mint 21 LTS appeared first on Lin…

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Oracle Linux and BPF

Oracle Linux contains all of the tooling
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Canonical adds .NET to Ubuntu 22.04

Canonical is incorporating Microsoft’s ASP.NET and .NET SDK into its latest Long Term Support version of Ubuntu.

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FSF Blogs: Escape to Freedom now also available in Mandarin and Spanish

“Escape to Freedom” is a new animated video from the Free Software Foundation (FSF), giving an introduction to the concepts behind software freedom: both what we gain by having it, and what rights are at stake. We now have the video available in Mand…

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How to Install Monit on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

Monit is an open-source utility program that manages and monitors Linux resources and services. Learn to install Monit on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS here.
The post How to Install Monit on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS appeared first on Linux Today.

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FSearch 0.2 Brings Major Search Engine Boost, Drops Snap Support

A new release of open source file search app FSearch is available to download. An improved search engine that supports addition search queries is included.
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How to Set Up Bluetooth in Linux

Not all Linux distributions come with Bluetooth installed. This tutorial shows how you can easily set up Bluetooth in Linux.
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Linux Kernel 6.0 RC1 is out with Run-Time Kernel Verification

A summary of the changes in Linux Kernel 6.0 RC1, which spans processors, networking, storage, graphics, and other Kernel modules.
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Nautilus 43 Beta Arrives in Ubuntu 22.10 Daily Builds

Nautilus 43 beta has arrived in the latest daily builds of Ubuntu 22.10 “Kinetic Kudu”. “And?”, you quizzically quip. Well, it’s not that big of a deal. However, I was eager to see ‘what the plan was’ for GTK4/…

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Toggle Conservation Mode for Lenovo IdeaPad in Ubuntu 22.04

Running Ubuntu 22.04 or Fedora 36 on a Lenovo IdeaPad laptop? It’s super easy to turn on/off the conservation mode. Conservation Mode is a feature of Lenovo IdeaPad to prolong life of the battery. It’s targeted for those who plug-in ac power. With the mode enabled, the battery will only charge to 55-60%. For the […]

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How to deploy MicroShift on your laptop quickly

Try out MicroShift, Kubernetes optimized for small form factor and edge computing, on your local machine.
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Best Free and Open Source Alternatives to Google Jamboard

Jamboard is a digital interactive whiteboard developed for Google Workspace. Learn about open source alternatives to Google Jamboard here.
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SparkyLinux 6.4 Is Here as the Fourth Update in the 6.x Series

Sparky is a fast, lightweight, and fully customizable OS built on Debian. Learn about the SparkyLinux 6.4 release and its key features here.
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MX Linux review: 10 tips and tricks to get started

The MX Linux is not as mainstream as its Debian-based distros. I just heard of it recently and was thrilled to check it out. It’s based on Debian, so at least user-friendly to a beginner. It is only intimidating when installing, but luckily in this art…

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The First Point Release For Ubuntu 22.04 is Now Available

Canonical has released the first point upgrade for Jammy Jellyfish which includes important new toolchains and fixes.

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