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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.

 

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.
Essential Guide to Working with Files in Linux
24th July 2011Linux
In this tutorial I am going to go through some of the command line tools used to perform basic operations on files, as well as reading and writing on the command line.
Installing Ubuntu on Acer Revo
20th July 2010Linux
I will shortly be setting up my own web design and development company and I have decided that I need to have a development web server and so I am going to use a nettop PC running Linux to serve that purpose. This was originally going to be my notes on how to set-up the server, but I have posted it here just in case it can help somebody else.
Linux Tips for Beginners
20th July 2010Linux
This post is going to contain a list of tips and tricks used to the beginner Linux user. It covers lots of tasks which are second nature to Linux veterans, but hard to grasp for new users.