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Getting Started with Awk Command

  • Make Tech Easier; By Alexander Fox (Posted by damien on Jun 22, 2018 11:50 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
If you need to process text based on certain conditions, awk will almost always get the job done quickly. Here’s how to get started.

How to Easily Install Windows Games on Linux with Winepak

  • Make Tech Easier; By Nick Congleton (Posted by damien on Jun 21, 2018 8:58 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Games, Linux
Installing Windows games on Linux has always been a tricky endeavor. Winepak changes all that.

Five Common Chromebook Myths Debunked

  • Make Tech Easier; By Andrew Braun (Posted by damien on Jun 21, 2018 12:10 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Chrome, Linux
Some prior facts about Chromebook and Chrome OS are no longer true today.

Linux Running Too Slow? Here’s How to Find the Cause

  • Make Tech Easier; By Michael Aboagye (Posted by damien on Jun 20, 2018 1:52 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Despite high transmission speed and powerful hardware, your Linux computer is still running slow these days. Here are some of the causes for your slow running Linux computer.

How to Install Gitlab on an Ubuntu Server

  • Make Tech Easier; By Nick Congleton (Posted by damien on Jun 19, 2018 7:21 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux, Ubuntu
Looking to get away from Github? Gitlab is a great self-hosted alternative.

How to Enable CSD Support in Firefox for Linux

  • Make Tech Easier; By Nick Congleton (Posted by damien on Jun 15, 2018 10:21 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Learn how to make Firefox blend in with your Linux desktop.

The Complete Guide to PlayStation Emulation on Ubuntu

The original Playstation was undoubtedly a great game console. It was the first console to bring disk-based games to the mainstream, and it was home to a whole host of now classic games, spawning more than a few legendary franchises. The day of the PS1 has long passed, but the games are still great, and the options to play them now are unfortunately limited. However, there is hope with emulators. For Linux systems like Ubuntu, one of the best emulators is PCSXR, and it’s available right from the default Ubuntu repositories.

How to Monitor Laptop Battery Usage in Linux

  • Make Tech Easier; By Nick Congleton (Posted by damien on Jun 12, 2018 3:12 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Monitoring your laptop’s battery is important. Explore these ways to manage your battery in Linux.

14 of the Best Free Games For Linux

  • Make Tech Easier; By Robert Zak (Posted by damien on Jun 2, 2018 1:40 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: Games, Linux
Gaming is not the forte of Linux, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy great games. Here are some awesome open-source Linux games you should try.

How to Build an Amazon Echo with Raspberry Pi

  • Make Tech Easier; By Tracey Rosenberger (Posted by damien on Jun 1, 2018 6:52 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Raspberry Pi
Many people today are using assistant software in their homes and offices to help with everyday tasks. There are many different models to purchase, but did you know you can build your own? Amazon Developer allows you to use the Alexa software to create your own Amazon Echo with Raspberry Pi.

How to Root Your Android Device with Magisk

  • Make Tech Easier; By Nick Congleton (Posted by damien on Jun 1, 2018 1:11 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Android
When rooting your Android device, tools like Magisk allow you to easily gain complete control over your Android device without the need for complicated hacks.

4 Easy Ways to Get Out of a Ubuntu Crash

  • Make Tech Easier; By Nick Congleton (Posted by damien on May 24, 2018 3:08 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux, Ubuntu
On Ubuntu, there are several ways to escape crashes and recover from them when they occur. Find out how to save your Ubuntu computer when the unexpected strikes.

How to Fix the No Sound Issue in Ubuntu

An issue often faced by Ubuntu users after upgrading to a new version is the “no-sound” problem. Luckily, it’s a pretty easy problem to resolve.

What Is a PPA in Ubuntu, and How Do You Use It?

  • Make Tech Easier; By Nick Congleton (Posted by damien on May 16, 2018 5:00 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux, Ubuntu
PPAs are convenient software repositories that make the lives of Ubuntu users much easier. Learn how they work.

How to Use ALSA Utilities to Manage Linux Audio from the Terminal

The Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) provides Linux computers with audio support. Popular distros such as Ubuntu and Arch Linux run it by default, so there’s a good chance you’re using it right now to play music through your speakers or headphones. In this article we’ll show you two ways to adjust the volume of that playback by using the Alsamixer and Amixer utilities.

What Is Nohup and How Do You Use It?

  • Make Tech Easier; By Nick Congleton (Posted by damien on May 9, 2018 9:22 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Nohup is a great tool that lets you run a process in the background of a Linux system without being interrupted. It keeps the process running, making it perfect for long scripts.

How to Use Systemd Timers as a Cron Replacement

  • Make Tech Easier; By Casey Houser (Posted by damien on May 8, 2018 11:27 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
As Systemd timers begin to replace crons dominance, this article presents the basics of setting up your own systemd timer and making sure it’s running properly on your system.

How to Turn Vim into a Word Processor

  • Make Tech Easier; By Casey Houser (Posted by damien on May 6, 2018 1:32 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Vim is more a code editor, but with a few tweaks, you can write documents like you’re in MS Word. Here’s how you can turn Vim into a Word processor.

Create Your Own Linux Virtual Private Network With OpenVPN

  • Make Tech Easier; By Casey Houser (Posted by damien on May 5, 2018 12:45 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
This article will discuss how you can create your own Linux VPN and use OpenVPN to create a secure connection between a client and server on a Linux machine.

How to Install Adobe Creative Cloud Apps in Linux

  • Make Tech Easier; By Ayo Isaiah (Posted by damien on Apr 29, 2018 7:12 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Adobe’s suite of Creative Cloud apps have not been ported to Linux officially despite incessant requests from Linux users. Find out how you can install Adobe CC on Linux without all the hassle.

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