| by Scott Kilroy

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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How to Install and Use Yarn Package Manager in Linux

In this tutorial, we will learn how to install Yarn package manager in Linux and take a look at the basic usage of Yarn.

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KDE Plasma 5.22 Beta Released. Download and Test Now.

The KDE team announced the release of KDE Plasma 5.22 Beta and it is available for download and test. We take a look at what’s incoming in this new Plasma release.

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System76’s Launch Configurable Keyboard Is Now Available for Pre-Order

he Launch keyboard features an aluminum chassis, a detachable lift bar to adjust it at a 15 degrees angle, customizability galore.

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How to Install the Latest VLC Player in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

In this article we will show you several ways to install the VLC media player, depending on whether you choose the graphical interface or the command line of your Ubuntu system.

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Framework’s Innovative Modular Laptop is Now Available to Pre-Order

Most of us consider an ‘upgradeable laptop’ to mean one that lets you add a stick of RAM or offer room for an extra SSD — but hardware startup Framework wants to reboot our expectations […]
This post, Framework’s Innovative Modu…

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Pyzo: The Interactive Editor for Scientific Python

Pyzo is a free, open-source, and cross-platform Python IDE that is focused on introspection and interactivity.

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Useful Commands to Create Command Line Chat Server and Remove Unwanted Packages in Linux

In this post, we will be introducing 6 command line tips created in Linux Command line chat.

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How to Create a Custom RPM Repository on Linux

In this tutorial, we learn how to create a custom rpm repository and how to configure our distribution to use it as a software source.

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Enterprise Increasingly Relying on Open Source

100% of the IT decision-makers surveyed said using open source provides benefits for their organization.

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Linux for Starters Part 4—Install Ubuntu from Your USB Stick

In this article we show you how to install Ubuntu 21.04 on your hard disk. It’s a slick process.
Linux for Starters Part 4—Install Ubuntu from your USB Stick

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Know the Docker Container Lifecycle

Maintaining a microservice application deployed through containers with complex requirements is not easy. Check out the complete container lifecycle here.

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!: 10 Amazing and Mysterious Uses of the ! Operator in Linux Commands

All the commands below have been checked explicitly in bash shell.
!: 10 Amazing and Mysterious Uses of the ! Operator in Linux Commands

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UPDATE NOW: Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Gets Its First Kernel Security Patch

The 5.11 kernel has now been patched by the Ubuntu Kernel Team against three recently discovered security vulnerabilities.

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CyberOS – A New QT-Based Arch Linux Distribution that Looks Like Deepin DE

So, I stumbled upon a fairly new Linux distribution called CyberOS based on GNOME + Arch Linux. And I thought to do a test drive. Here’s how it is.

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Run Linux on Refurbished Mini PCs Part 4: Storage

This series recommends what to choose when buying a refurbished Mini PC to run Linux as a desktop computer.

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LFCA – Useful Tips for Securing Data and Linux – Part 18

The post LFCA – Useful Tips for Securing Data and Linux – Part 18 first appeared on Tecmint: Linux Howtos, Tutorials & Guides .Since its release in the early nineties, Linux has won the admiration of the technology community thanks to its stability, ve…

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Linux for Starters Part 3: Make a Bootable Ubuntu USB Stick

One of the easiest ways to install Linux is by creating a bootable USB key.

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How to Encrypt Partition in Linux

One of the best ways to protect your files on a Linux system is to enable hard disk encryption.

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Best File Managers for Ubuntu and Other Linux Distributions

Source: LinOxide

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BSD Release: NomadBSD 130R-20210508

A new stable version of NomadBSD has been released. NomadBSD is a persistent live system for USB Flash drives, based on FreeBSD. It features automatic hardware detection and setup and it is configured to be used as a desktop system (with Openbox as th…

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