Saturday, 26 April 2008


A place for all the tips and tricks I've learned or gleaned while using Ubuntu Linux

I'm currently using 8.04 (Hardy Heron) but most of the tips should work on older releases as well as any debian based distro's.

Although I might occasionally mention graphic tools, I tend to prefer the command line so most of my tips are command line based using text editors.

Generally speaking, if I use italics in a sample command, the italics indicate a generic term that needs to be changed to suit your particular purpose. For example;

To view the manual page for a command in the linux shell;

man command