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Print Readable Man Pages

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Ever wonder how you can get a man page in into a format you can read and print? There’s many methods of doing it (copy and paste is one) but one the easiest I’ve found is: man command | col -x -b > command.txt Where command is the Linux command man page you want to […]

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Dealing with Runaway Processes

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Have you ever been using your Linux distro and suddenly found a program won’t close? It’s frustrating when an application hangs. In Windows, one could right click on the taskbar and choose “Task Manager” and kill the hanging process (which doesn’t always work BTW). In Linux, you can also kill these hanging processes. First, if […]

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