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Linux is an Open Source computer operating system designed primarily for the PC but also available for a wide range of other systems. These tutorials can be of benefit to beginners looking to get started in the world of Linux computing.

 

PHP Performance Tuning with XDebug
15th November 2012Linux
PHP Performance Tuning is a good way to waste the hours of time to get milliseconds back. XDebug is the swiss army knife of PHP performance tuning, and enables enhanced diagnostics, debugging and performance profiling for all PHP applications. This article will show you how to get set-up and start profiling your scripts with XDebug.
Linux Hardlinks and Softlinks
27th August 2012Linux
Linux has the capability to create links to files, similar to shortcuts in Windows, except that they work at the filesystem level. These links are come in both hard and soft versions, each referencing different addresses.
Apache Error: Invalid command ExpiresActive
30th June 2012Linux
How to fix Apache Error: Invalid command ExpiresActive which can occur when a misconfigured server has a configuration file is misspelled or defined by a module not included in the server configuration.
Enabling Recycle Bin like functionality in Samba
15th June 2012Linux
Having recently deleted some files by accident over a Samba share, I thought that it may be a good idea to have something similar to the Windows Recycle Bin so that deleted files are moved and can be easily recovered without risking the loss of data. The recycle bin can be emptied periodically and gives an extra layer of protection for your data.
Basic Data Recovery in Linux
15th June 2012Linux
Argh! Too busy on doing 6 things at the same time and during a slight loss of concentration I've deleted files which I need! What do I do? How do I get them back? How do I undelete files in Linux?
Android Secret Configuration Menu
13th April 2012Linux
The Android operating system contains a number of useful secret undocumented menus and screens used by techs and service personnel. This article shows you how to access these menus by simply keying in a number on the keypad.
How to Remount Filesystem Read-Write in Linux
18th February 2012Linux
Linux (and Android) have the ability to mount a file system read-only to prevent unauthorised modification, particularly to system files. This guide shows you how to remount these file systems so that changes can be made.
How To Enter Fastboot Mode on Sony Xperia Arc
28th January 2012Linux
Entering the Fastboot mode on the Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc (and many other SE Android phones) is easy and straightforward, however, this guide serves as a reminder of which button enters Fastboot and which enters Flashmode.