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MOC Audio Player — advanced tricks

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The program MOC was reviewed in recent article called MOC — Console Audio Player for Linux. It was written by Roman Tworkowski. Even though we live in the times of cute graphical interfaces e.g. Compiz, KDE, etc. I consider the MOC player to be a better solution for some users (including myself) than the very popular applications Xmms or Amarok, and the other visually appealing players.

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Weekly tip: how to get the best out of the history command in GNU/Linux

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Anybody who has used the command line extensively to navigate, understand and configure GNU/Linux will know that in the course of a few months’ work it is possible to build up an extensive history of used commands. This necessitates some pro-active management to get the best out of it. Here are some tips to make the most of the history command.

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Howto: Verify Downloaded Linux / BSD DVD or CD ISO images for integrity

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You need to verify that that downloaded Linux DVD or ISO images are intact before you burn and use them. This is security feature. But how do you verify ISO images?

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Learn the Linux command line

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Eight must-know Linux commands that will turn any Linux novice into an apparent command line guru. Go on. Impress your friends and family.

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Linux Tips for Newbies - Command Line

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Today’s “Newbie Tip” is learning some basics about the “Command Line Interface” or as it’s mostly referred to, “Command Line”. The command line gives the user the ability to interact with the operating system by typing via a text terminal.

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Screen: Tips & Tricks

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In this article I will describe a very useful program: GNU Screen. Usually this program is used by people who have a shell account on a Unix server. But it can be also helpful to people who haven’t yet started to use a terminal or even Linux/Unix at all. Screen — simply — is a program which enables users to create more system shells without the need of logging in multiple times.

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How to close down GNU/Linux safely after a system freeze with the SysRq key | Free Software Magazine

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Despite jeering at Windows for the infamous system freezes and blue screens of death, there are and will be times when your computer just locks up: the cursor is frozen and even invoking a console by Ctrl + Alt + [F2, F3, ...] to close down the X windows session running on F7 is non-functional.

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Downloading and Un-tarring in One Step

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Most of the time, when I download something it's a file archive of some kind - usually a tarball or a zip file. This could be some source code for an app that isn't included in Gentoo's Portage tree, some documentation for an internal corporate app, or even something as mundane as a new WordPress installation.

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Top 25 Linux Commands for the Absolute Newbie Admins

http://pimpyourlinux.com

Perhaps your company is just switching to Linux, to save on costs. Or, maybe you’re starting University, and you have no idea how to get around the Linux Systems they’ve just installed. Or if you’re like me, you’re curious about how Linux works, and you have it installed at home.

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Linux for Newbies

http://www.pimpyourlinux.com

Are you interested in moving to Linux, but have no idea how the terminal works? Are you used to commands like “dir” in dos, but have no idea how to do them in Linux? Well, then this is the site for you. If you’ve just started University Computing Science, or if you’ve just started Linux on your job, this is a great guide to get you started with the basic commands.

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