Although Linux distributions can also be controlled via a graphical interface, many things can be done more quickly via commands in the command line. For example, you can use SED under Linux to revise complete databases with just one line. To do this, however, you need to be familiar with the options and functions of the command, as well as with regular expressions. We’ll make it easy for you to...
The Linux SCP command used to be the standard for securely copying files between computers in a network. These days, the tool has become outdated and eclipsed by more powerful alternatives. We explain how to use the command and give practical examples, before presenting two great alternative tools.
Want to know how to show hidden folders in Windows? By default, the Windows operating system hides numerous files and folders to prevent the user from accessing them. Most of these files are important system files that are protected for a good reason, but sometimes you need to display them anyway. In this guide, we’ll show you how with step-by-step instructions.
Getting bored by always using the same old fonts on your Mac? Want to install a new font? Luckily, Apple makes it easy to add Mac fonts. It takes just a few simple steps. Learn how to install fonts on your Mac manually or using Font Book, preview all fonts, and uninstall fonts.
Force quit applications on a Mac. Frozen applications caused by RAM overload or a program error can bring your entire workflow to a standstill. If the application does not respond at all, your only option is usually to force quit the program. Find out how to quit frozen applications on your Mac quickly.
Organize your documents, pictures, and other digital files on your Mac using different folders. This gives you a better overview and saves time. If you don’t know how to make a new folder on MacOS rest assured, it’s really easy. We show you three ways to create folders and add and delete files on your iMac or MacBook.
From system upgrades to repairing a broken hard drive – Mac recovery mode is useful in many situations. Learn how to boot your Mac in recovery mode, what utilities are available to you, and what keyboard shortcuts you need to reinstall or reset your system.
The Linux ln command creates links in the Linux command line. Only a little code is required to create hard and soft links in the command line. Just keep in mind what types of links are right for your purposes. Keep reading to learn about hard and soft links and see various Linux ln examples.
You may have heard of a “live tail” before that describes the continuous monitoring of server log files. But how does this work on a technical level? The basic tool for this is the Linux tail command. Find out more about the command and its options. We’ll show you how to use it using practical examples.
Defragmenting can speed up your hard disk and boost your computer’s performance – that used to be the case. Modern file systems and SSD data carriers make defragmentation almost superfluous and can even be more harmful than beneficial. Windows 10 takes care of this once time-consuming process automatically in the background, without users noticing any delay.