A tty, short for teletype and perhaps more commonly called a terminal, is a device which lets you interact with the system by sending and receiving data, such…

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Type wall at command prompt and write the message. You can use any symbol, character or white space in message. You can write the message in multiple lines…

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Proton is integrated into the Steam Client with “Steam Play.” To activate proton, go into your steam client and click on Steam in the upper right corner. Then…

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Category Sans-serif License Ubuntu Font Licence Is Ubuntu a sans-serif font? The Ubuntu Font Family are a set of matching new libre/open fonts in development during 2010-2011. ……

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To execute a program, you only need to type its name. You may need to type ./ before the name, if your system does not check for executables…

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Type the ss command or netstat command to see if a TCP port 443 is in use on Linux? The port 443 is in use and opened by…

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When you start Linux Mint, simply press and hold down the Shift key to display the GRUB boot menu at startup. The following boot menu appears in Linux…

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update-alternatives creates, removes, maintains and displays information about the symbolic links comprising the Debian alternatives system. It is possible for several programs fulfilling the same or similar functions…

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If there’s a Windows game or other app you just can’t do without, you can use Wine to run it right on your Ubuntu desktop. Wine is a…

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How do I install manjaro on my computer? Start the installer. After you boot, there’s a welcome-window that has an option to Install Manjaro. If you closed the…

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