What is Linux? Linux is an operating system that evolved from a kernel created by Linus Torvalds when he was a student at the University of Helsinki. Generally, it is obvious to most people what Linux is. However, both for…

In this tutorial I will share some vim basics. Vim is a powerful text editor used in CLI (command line interface). Because gnu/linux uses a lot of configuration files which are all in clear text format, you’ll often need to…

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The basic stages of the boot process of LINUX Operating System for an x86 system: 1. The system BIOS checks the system and launches the boot loader on the MBR [ MBR stands for Master Boot Record, which occupy 512…

In Linux, as in most other Unix-like operating systems, it is common to use a whole partition of a hard disk for swapping. However, with the 2.6 Linux kernel, swap files are just as fast as swap partitions, although Red…