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Linux for developers is coming to Chrome OS

A virtual machine will run Linux in a forthcoming beta Chrome OS for Pixelbook users

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Docker tutorial: Get started with Docker volumes

Learn the ins, outs, and limits of Docker's native technology for integrating containers with local file systems

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What’s new in Ubuntu Linux 18.04 LTS

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS “Bionic Beaver” arrives with a default Gnome desktop and a new minimalist install option for desktop users

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What’s new in Fedora Linux

Fedora 28 arrives with pre-installed VirtualBox guest integration and a new optional repo for modular package updates

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The operating system is dead. Long live the operating system?

Is the operating system really being replaced by containers, serverless computing, and unikernels?

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2-Minute Linux Tip: How to use the mtr command

In today’s Linux tip, we’re going to look at the mtr command and see what it can tell us about network connections. Mtr stands for “my traceroute” and displays the route that a connection to a particular system takes by providing a...

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2-Minute Linux Tip: How to terminate processes

In today’s tip, I’m going to show you how to terminate processes on Linux systems using kill, pkill and killall and show you why it makes a difference which command you choose.

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2-Minute Linux Tip: How to add and delete user accounts

In today’s Linux tip, we’re going to look at the adduser and deluser commands. As the names suggest, they are used to add and delete user accounts on Linux systems.

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14 excellent reasons to use F#

F# makes it easy to write concise code to solve complex problems on all the major desktop and mobile platforms, primarily using functional programming

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How to use Azure Search in .Net

Take advantage of the Azure Search service to build powerful search capabilities into your web and mobile applications

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What is the cloud-native approach?

In this 60-second video, learn how the cloud-native approach is changing the way enterprises structure their technologies, from Craig McLuckie, founder and CEO of Heptio, and one of the inventors of open-source system Kubernetes

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2-Minute Linux Tip: Learn how to use the alias command

In today’s 2-minute tip, we’re going to look at the alias command – a tool that can save you a lot of time and trouble and maybe even a few brain cells.

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How to use response caching middleware in ASP.Net Core

Take advantage of response caching in ASP.Net Core to improve your application’s performance by reducing the load on the web server

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2-Minute Linux Tip: Learn how to use the history command

In today's 2-minute Linux Tip, we look at the bash history command – a tool that shows you commands you've recently used and allows you to use them again without having to retype them.

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2-Minute Linux Tip: Learn how to use the logsave command

In today’s 2-minute Linux Tip, we’re going to look at a command that you might never have heard of. It’s called logsave, and it allows you to selectively add command output to a file.

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2-Minute Linux Tip: Learn how to use the ping command

In today’s 2-minute tip, we’re going to look at the ping command – a favorite tool for some very easy troubleshooting.

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How to use Azure Redis Cache in C#

Take advantage of the distributed, low-latency Azure Redis Cache to scale your .Net application beyond limits

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2-Minute Linux Tip: Learn how to use the crontab command

Today’s 2-minute tip covers crontab – the tool used to schedule tasks that will run automatically on the day and time that you specify.

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