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.
The purpose of a Windows update is to implement new features and fix existing issues, but the update process itself can often become a potential source of errors. In such cases, the system may respond with an error code like 0x800f081f, for example. More often than not, the error occurs because an essential update file is missing. We’ll show you the best strategies for troubleshooting this...
Microsoft regularly provides its users with the latest features and security improvements via the Update Center. What’s more, the update packages also remove known errors and issues. But the update process doesn’t always work without a hitch: For instance, error 0x80070bc2 occurs when an update fails to install. We reveal how you can fix this problem.
Windows update errors can often be especially tricky. For instance, if the 0x8024200d error occurs while installing a new patch, even a restart won’t usually help. However, since continuous updates to Windows are vital for stability and security, you may have to fix this problem yourself if necessary.
Windows offers a variety of features to ensure that the system functions over the long term. For example, the operating system generates a backup folder called Windows.old during new installations, upgrades or major updates which can be used to restore the system to its previous state. In our article, you will learn about the circumstances in which you can remove Windows.old and how to do so.
Anyone who works in the Linux terminal needs to master its commands. One of the most important everyday commands is the copying of files and folders. For this purpose, you can use the CP command in Linux. With only two specifications (source and destination), you can quickly create a copy. But that’s not all - CP offers many options that can additionally help you with your work.
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.
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.
Raspberry Pi and Ubuntu – this is where performance meets a crowd favorite. Ubuntu is an open-source operating system that can now be installed and configured on a Raspberry Pi without any limitations. Here we explain the advantages, what you need for installation, and how the installation works, step by step.