There are many useful Linux commands that are fun to use and can do some very cool things. cat mysongpart2.mp3 >> mysongpart1.mp3cat mysongpart2.mp3 >> mysongpart1.mp3 Using /bin/cat to append the second part of a MP3 file onto the first part, making one large file that will play seamlessly from part one to part 2. vmstat …

Killing a running task UNIX style in Windows 7 is very easy indeed, the tasklist command makes this just as easy as it is in UNIX/Linux.Just type tasklist in the command prompt and it will display a list of running processes. Then look for the PID of the process you want to kill and type …

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.omgubuntu.co.uk/2010/09/linux-top-command-used-in-tron-trailer/#dsq-new-post. In the Tron legacy film trailer at 1:12 you can see a terminal displaying the output of the top(1) command, a traditional UNIX command to display the list of running processes. It is funny that the machine is only showing 9 days of uptime though, it should be longer than that. This is like …

The best thing about using Linux instead of using Windows, is that when you install a new piece of hardware on your machine or plug-in a USB device and set it up, there is no juggling CD`s and searching the Internet for updated drivers to get the hardware working, for the most part; it will …

Checking the /var/log files is very important. This can show you a lot of information about what is happening with your Linux system. The below command shows how to get a list of previously installed programs on a Debian based system. [email protected]:~$ cat /var/log/apt/history.log | grep install Commandline: apt-get install nasm Commandline: apt-get install urlscan …

http://www.walkernews.net/2007/06/22/download-official-redhat-linux-iso-image/. The link above is to the Redhat 6.2 Linux distribution, the first version of Linux I used. It ran very well on a Celeron 600 with 64MB of RAM and integrated graphics. Linux has come so far since it was first released, the desktop has gotten even easier to use and with the release …