Top Basic Linux Commands for Beginners

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This article presents a condensed list of the most used Linux commands for beginners and their practical applications for everyday uses. Every command comes with examples to help understand their application.

Linux command for network bandwidth monitoring – bmon

Bandwidth Speedometer

Introduction – Bmon Linux command for network bandwidth monitoring Do you need a Linux command for network bandwidth monitoring? This article explains how bmon enables you to easily monitor your network bandwidth usage. Monitoring your network bandwidth can tell you what kind of network speeds you are getting. As a result you might find an […]

Install Docker on Ubuntu 20.04

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Overview – Install Docker on Ubuntu 20.04 Docker allows you to run container images and is quickly becoming the standard way to deploy applications. In this tutorial we will walk through how to install Docker on Ubuntu 20.04. And how to start a container image. If you are new to Linux, Ubuntu or Docker, this […]

RTMP vs HLS vs DASH – Streaming Protocols

RTMP vs HLS vs DASH These protocols are used for streaming to mobile devices.

Let’s look at RTMP vs HLS vs DASH. If you do anything with streaming you probably hear the acronyms RTMP, HLS and DASH. These protocols are the de-facto standards for streaming audio and video over the Internet. RTMP, HLS and DASH evolved out of the need to improve the technologies available to stream data across a network.

Plex vs Kodi What is the difference and which should I use?

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Plex vs Kodi – Introduction Building a media hub and comparing Plex vs Kodi? Plex and Kodi are two of the most popular home media applications. The merits of Plex vs Kodi are debated heavily on Reddit and Linux forums. As a result it can be hard to distill which is right for you. And […]

broot – Navigate, Browse and Search Directory Trees

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broot – A new CLI tool I am always amazed when a new useful CLI tool like broot is released. Using Linux for well over 20 years, I expect everything useful to be built already. From time to time a new tool comes out and I wonder “How did I live with out this?” Some […]