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Snap and Flatpak are software deployment and package management systems for Linux, that become very popular recent time. Both look pretty similar at the first gflance. In this article I want to make detailed comparison Snap vs Flatpak. Linux, Software, Popular, Software Deployment, Management, Can, Deployment
Snap vs Flatpak. What Difference? | Losst
Snap and Flatpak are software deployment and package management systems for Linux, that become very popular recent time. Both look pretty similar at the first gflance. In this article I want to make detailed comparison Snap vs Flatpak.
If you have switched from Windows, you know, that you can press Ctrl+Shift+Esc to open task manager and get information about CPU or memory usage or kill unwanted applications. There is no direct equivalent for Linux, but you can use some applications and command-line tools to perform almost all actions that the Windows task manager can do. Windows, Task, Command, Equivalent, Tools, Line Tools, Open
Task Manager in Ubuntu | Losst
If you have switched from Windows, you know, that you can press Ctrl+Shift+Esc to open task manager and get information about CPU or memory usage or kill unwanted applications. There is no direct equivalent for Linux, but you can use some applications and command-line tools to perform almost all actions that the Windows task manager can do.
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How to Enable Remote Desktop in Ubuntu 22.04 | Losst
The remote desktop feature allows you to connect and control your PC remotely. For example, you can connect to your work PC when you are home, or you can connect to a remote work station that is available only in your work network. In this article, I will show how to enable remote desktop in Ubuntu 22.04, 23.04, or 23.10. The current remote desktop implementation has some limitations due to Wayland, but it is totally usable.
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How to Fix User is Not in the Sudoers File in Ubuntu | Losst
If you don't turn on an "Administrator" switch when creating a user in Ubuntu, and then log in and try to run sudo, you will get an error: "user is not in the sudoers file this insident will be reported." In this short tutorial we will look at why this error occurs, and how to get around it and allow this user to act as a superuser.
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How to Change Keyboard Layout Using Alt+Shift in Linux
In KDE, there is no issue configuring the hotkey you want to use for input switching. However, on the GNOME desktop, it is more complex. There the default keyboard shortcuts for switching layouts are Super+Space and Shift+Super+Space. The first switches to the next layout, and the second to the previous one. For people who are used to the old way of switching and have a lot of layouts, this is not convenient.
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How to Mount SMB Share on Linux or Windows
In the previous article, I explained how to mount a Windows shared folder in Linux. There were certain issues due to the fact that Microsoft uses the WS-Discovery protocol, and Linux still poorly supports this protocol. However, if you need to mount a Samba shared folder, the issues will be roughly the same. In this article, we will look at how to mount a SMB share in Linux or Windows using a graphical interface.
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How to Mount Windows Share in Linux
In the Windows operating system, there is a feature called file sharing. On one computer, you can set up windows-shared folder that will be accessible to all computers on the local network. This is done using the SMB protocol, which has several versions. In Linux, you can open and create shared folders using Samba.
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How to Open Looking Glass in GNOME
Most browsers come equipped with developer tools that enable the inspection of page elements and execution of JavaScript code live on the page itself. Interestingly, parts of the GNOME desktop environment are also written in JavaScript, including the GNOME Shell and its extensions. Thus, there is a tool that can help to interact with this code. It is called Looking Glass.
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How to Copy Hidden Files in Linux
Sometimes, you might need to copy hidden files or folders from one location to another. In Linux, hidden files are characterized by a period (.) as the first character of their name. A common example would be copying a user's home directory or a directory with a website, as these directories often contain many hidden files.
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How to Find Folder by Name in Linux
You may often need to locate specific directories for various purposes, such as finding configuration, identifying folders containing backup data, or searching for project-related directories. One of the most efficient ways to find a directory by name is using the 'find' command.
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How to Find File in Linux
In Unix operating systems and Linux all objects are files. It means that files are used not only for saving user data and system configuration, but different system management and communication mechanisms are based on files too. Therefore, searching for files is very important, and it will be very useful for beginners to learn how to find the location of a specific file, it's a program, image, or document.
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Configuring Ubuntu 23.04 After Installation
I explained how to install Ubuntu 23.04 in a previous article. It looks pretty good after installation, but there are several things you can do to make it even better. For example, you can personalize the GNOME environment, enable or disable some features and install necessary applications. In this article, I will show how to configure Ubuntu 23.04 after installation. I will provide not only instructions on how to do it in the GUI, but also add CLI commands for each step.
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How to Install Ubuntu 23.04
It is the end of April 2023 and it means that it's time for a new Ubuntu release. It is Ubuntu 23.04. This release does not have long-term support, so it may not be as stable. However, it ships several long-awaited improvements, such as the new Flutter installer and GNOME 44. In this article, I will show how to install Ubuntu 23.04 on a PC or laptop using its new installer. This article will be useful for beginners or anyone who wants to know what the new installer looks like.
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How to Find File by Content in Linux
Sometimes, you may need to find a file containing a specific string or find a line in a file where a particular word is present. This can be useful for searching logs, locating configuration files if you don't know where they are, or find files with source code.
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Command grep in Linux
Sometimes you may need to find a file, containing the specific text or find a line which specific words in a specific file. Linux has several utilities for this purpose, but the most popular is called grep. It allows to search not only strings in files but also filter output of commands and much more. In this article we will examine what grep command is in Linux, delve into the syntax and possible options of grep, and look at a few examples of using this command.