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Comparing 3 open source databases: PostgreSQL, MariaDB, and SQLite
(Jan 18, 2019, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

Find out how to choose the best open source database for your needs.

How to Mount Windows Partitions in Ubuntu
(Jan 17, 2019, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

Tecmint: If you are running a dual-boot of Ubuntu and Windows, sometimes you might fail to access a Windows partition (formatted with NTFS or FAT32 filesystem type), while using Ubuntu

How To Move Multiple File Types Simultaneously From Commandline
(Jan 16, 2019, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

ostechnix: This brief tutorial describes how move multiple file types simultaneously using 'mv' command in Unix-like operating systems.

How to Setup DRDB to Replicate Storage on Two Servers
(Jan 15, 2019, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

The DRBD (stands for Distributed Replicated Block Device) is a distributed, flexible and versatile replicated storage solution for Linux.

6 Different Ways to List Hard Drives in Linux
(Jan 15, 2019, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxHandbook: Here are different commands which can list the hard drives in Linux.

How to Use Netcat to Quickly Transfer Files Between Linux Computers
(Jan 14, 2019, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

netcat can be used as an ad-hoc solution for transferring files through local networks.

ext3grep - Recover Deleted Files on Debian and Ubuntu
(Jan 14, 2019, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

Tecmint: ext3grep is a simple program for recovering files on an EXT3 filesystem.

SparkleShare: Dropbox-Like Sync Client Powered By Git
(Jan 12, 2019, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxUprising: SparkleShare is an open source cloud storage, file synchronization and collaboration client application that uses Git as the storage backend.

Linux zforce Command Tutorial with Examples
(Jan 12, 2019, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

HowToForge: The gzip command is a popular tool used for compressing/decompressing files in Linux.

Best Linux Multi-Core Compression Tools
(Jan 11, 2019, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

Popular lossless compression tools include gzip, bzip2, and xz.

Understanding /etc/services file in Linux
(Jan 11, 2019, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

Kerneltalks: On *nix systems the /etc/services file plays a key role.

Back to Basics: Sort and Uniq
(Jan 09, 2019, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxJournal: Learn the fundamentals of sorting and de-duplicating text on the command line.

How To Understand And Identify File types in Linux
(Jan 09, 2019, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

2DayGeek: Three ways to identify the file types in Linux.

How to Compile Brotli from Source on CentOS 7
(Jan 08, 2019, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

 HowToForge: Brotli is a generic-purpose lossless compression algorithm that compresses data using a combination of a modern variant of the LZ77 algorithm.

DriveSync - Easy Way to Sync Files Between Local And Google Drive from Linux CLI
(Jan 08, 2019, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

2DayGeek: DriveSync is a command line utility that synchronizes your files between local system and Google Drive via command line.

Essential System Tools: fdupes - find or delete duplicate files
(Jan 06, 2019, 18:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxLinks: fdupes finds duplicate files in a given set of directories and sub-directories.

Backup and Restore Ubuntu Applications using Aptik
(Jan 06, 2019, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

Learn how to install Aptik backup program on your Ubuntu system and how to use it to backup Ubuntu Applications.

5 Linux commands for measuring disk activity
(Jan 03, 2019, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

NetworkWorld: Linux distributions provide quite a few useful commands for gauging disk activity.

DCP - Transfer Files Between Linux Hosts Using Peer-to-Peer Network
(Jan 03, 2019, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

Tecmint: People often need to copy or share files over the network

Essential System Tools: Clonezilla - partition and disk cloning software
(Jan 03, 2019, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxLinks: Clonezilla is a free and open source ncurses partition and disk imaging/cloning program.

How To Add Swap Space on Debian 9
(Jan 02, 2019, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

Swap is a space on a disk that is used when the amount of physical RAM memory is full.

How to Change UUID of Partition in Linux Filesystem
(Dec 31, 2018, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

Tecmint: In this short tutorial, you are going to learn how to change the UUID of a Linux partition.

How to Create a Virtual HardDisk Volume Using a File in Linux
(Dec 30, 2018, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

Tecmint: Virtual Hard Disk (VHD) is a disk image file format which represents a virtual hard disk drive, capable of storing the complete contents of a physical hard drive.

Backup and Restore of an Open Source PostgreSQL cluster with multiple Tablespaces
(Dec 27, 2018, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

Learn how you can backup and recover a PostgreSQL cluster with multiple tablespaces in very few steps.

Essential System Tools: GParted resize, copy, and move partitions without data loss
(Dec 24, 2018, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

 Learn about GParted, a graphical and command-line disk partition tool.

How to add/remove USB and other mounted volumes to/from Ubuntu desktop
(Dec 21, 2018, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

 Learn how to remove or add USB and other mounted volume icons from the Ubuntu desktop.

How to Setup Riak KV NoSQL Database Cluster on CentOS 7
(Dec 21, 2018, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

 HowToForge: Riak is a distributed NoSQL database that offers high-availability, fault tolerance, operational simplicity, and scalability

Rsync - Tool To Sync Files Between Devices (Mainly Servers)
(Dec 21, 2018, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

rsync is a Linux CLI to copy or sync files between location A and B where location A and B can differ from network, host or device type

How to Simultaneously Unzip or Unrar Multiple Files in Linux
(Dec 20, 2018, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

This article describes how you can use the for loop in bash to extract multiple archive files through the Ubuntu command line.

How to Clone a Partition or Hard drive in Linux
(Dec 19, 2018, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

Tecmint: There are many reasons why you may want to clone a Linux partition or even hard drive, most of which are related to creating backups of your data.

How to Use Journalctl to Read Linux System Logs
(Dec 19, 2018, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

MakeTechEasier: Most Linux distros have migrated to systemd, which comes with a different log daemon, journald.

mv Command in Linux: 7 Essential Examples
(Dec 19, 2018, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

mv command in Linux is used for moving and renaming files and directories.

Working with tarballs on Linux
(Dec 18, 2018, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

NetworkWorld: Tarballs provide a versatile way to back up and manage groups of files on Linux systems.

4 Ways to View the Partition Table in Linux
(Dec 17, 2018, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

As Linux administrators, we need to view the partition table of our hard disk time and again.

Essential System Tools: Timeshift - Reliable system restore tool for Linux
(Dec 11, 2018, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxLinks: Timeshift is a GTK3-based, open source, system restore utility which takes incremental snapshots of the system using rsync and hard-links.

Four Easy Ways to Search Or Find Files And Folders in Linux
(Dec 10, 2018, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

2DayGeek: Use following commands to find or search files and folders in Linux.

How to Auto Backup Files to USB Media When Connected
(Dec 09, 2018, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

A backup is the last defense against data loss, offering a means to restore original data.

LFCS - Archive and Compression
(Dec 08, 2018, 18:00) (1 talkbacks)

Part of the LFCS exam covers archiving, compressing, unarchiving and uncompressing files.

How To Auto-mount Partitions On Startup Using Gnome Disks
(Dec 07, 2018, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

Disks, or Gnome Disk Utility, is installed by default in many Linux distributions, including Ubuntu, Fedora, both Linux Mint Cinnamon and MATE, Xubuntu, and so on.

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