To create a new swapfile on your Linux machine to complement the existing /swap partition; the dd command will come in handy. This command will create the swap file as a loopback filesystem. adeptus-mechanicus ~ # dd if=/dev/zero of=swapfile bs=1024 count=524288adeptus-mechanicus ~ # dd if=/dev/zero of=swapfile bs=1024 count=524288 This command will make the filesystem a …

Using the VIM editor for Linux is a good way to edit configuration files and write programming code. if the VIM editor is not installed on your system then type sudo apt-get install vim. To type text once you have entered the editor, press the i key to enter editing mode. To delete a line …

Linux is not Windows. http://linux.oneandoneis2.org/LNW.htm This is a very good web page that explains the fundamental differences between Windows and Linux. There are many fundamental changes you need to make when making the switch from Windows to a Linux machine, the major changes difference is that Linux is not as susceptible to viruses as Windows …

http://www.linuxtoday.com/news_story.php3?ltsn=2011-06-08-018-41-NW-DP   Search engine giant Google has discontinued it`s dedicated Linux and *BSD search pages, preferring a standard unified search page instead, this is part of the new Google, where search quality has improved considerably and now you can search using search terms like [ubuntu nvidia issue] or [fedora 15 gdm bug] and get specific …