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  • How to rename files in UNIX / Linux

    Oct 1, 2020, 8:47 am By Winnie Ondara
    As a UNIX user, one of the basic tasks that you will often find yourself performing is renaming files and folders. Renaming a file is quite elementary and really shouldn’t be an uphill task. You can rename a file or directory in UNIX from a terminal (CLI) or…
  • What is UNIX? – What you need to know

    Oct 1, 2020, 8:47 am By Winnie Ondara
    In the ’80s and early ’90s, DOS and Windows were the only predominant operating systems. They were only accessible to those who could afford to buy a computer. This was a rarity back then. However, Innovations and advancements in software development…
  • Linux vs Unix – How is UNIX different from Linux

    Oct 1, 2020, 8:47 am By Winnie Ondara
    Linux and Unix are two terminologies that are interchangeably used to refer to the same Operating system. This is largely due to their striking similarities and few are not able to draw a distinction between the two. In the Linux vs Unix conundrum, there…
  • What is UNIX used for? – Popular use cases

    Oct 1, 2020, 8:47 am By Winnie Ondara
    In our previous topic, we introduced the UNIX operating system and touched base on what it does and its quintessential components. Furthermore, we have compared UNIX to Linx and drawn comparisons between the two operating systems. Although not as widely used…
  • How to find a file in Linux system

    Oct 1, 2020, 8:47 am By Winnie Ondara
    Occasionally, you find yourself scouring through your system in search of a particular file(s). It can be a truly daunting task sifting through hundreds of directories and even files. Sometimes,  it may feel like finding a needle in a haystack. In this guide,…