How to See Hidden Files on Linux, Mac and Unix

Files and directory names starting with a dot are treated as hidden files on operating systems derived from Unix. That means you won’t normally see these dot files in Mac OS X, Linux, FreeBSD or enterprise Unix. Linux includes Ubuntu, … Continue reading

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What’s the Best Linux Distro according to Google?

What’s the best Linux distribution? Here are the top Linux distros according to global search volumes in Google. Best Linux Distro by Number of Google Searches One way to find the most popular Linux version is to look at the … Continue reading

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How to Find a Yum Package

Yum (Yellowdog Updater Modified) is a utility for finding, installing, updating and removing software on Linux. It runs on rpm-compatible Linux distributions, e.g. RedHat, Fedora, SUSE, CentOS, Mandriva. Get the Yum Package Name by Just Using the Software’s Name When … Continue reading

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