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MyComputerTips is a list of computing tips and tutorials covering many areas of computing from programming to Linux Distributions, added for my own reference should I ever encounter the same problem twice. MyComputerTips has been helping users since 2015.

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Latest Linux Tips & Tutorials

Making the switch from Windows to Linux, here are some things to think about

Posted: Monday 31st of August 2020

Create a new folder and file using the mkdir and touch commands using the terminal in Linux

Posted: Sunday 16th of August 2020

Convert a PDF document to text or html using pdftotext, pdftohtml in Linux using the terminal

Posted: Monday 3rd of August 2020

List files in a directory using the ls command

Posted: Wednesday 22nd of July 2020

How to access HP Linux Imaging and Printing System set up on Ubuntu using the terminal

Posted: Wednesday 13th of November 2019

Where are the log files located in Linux

Posted: Wednesday 16th of October 2019

Oracle VirtualBox, Unable to insert virtual optical disk

Posted: Friday 11th of October 2019

Oracle VirtualBox only displaying 32-bit version(s), when setting up new Virtual Machine on Linux

Posted: Friday 11th of October 2019

The Linux uptime command

Posted: Thursday 3rd of October 2019

Using GParted in Linux to format a hard drive, flash drive, SD Card

Posted: Tuesday 17th of September 2019

Copy .iso image to USB flash drive using dd command in Linux using the terminal

Posted: Tuesday 3rd of September 2019

Switching from Windows to Linux, three ways to Install and try a Linux distribution without dual booting

Posted: Saturday 26th of January 2019

Nemo file manager not showing thumbnails of images

Posted: Thursday 22nd of November 2018

Remove files and folders from inside directory on Linux

Posted: Saturday 15th of September 2018

How do I access the cups server, common unix printing system

Posted: Wednesday 27th of June 2018

Find my username using the terminal

Posted: Tuesday 5th of June 2018

List hardware information using the terminal

Posted: Sunday 20th of May 2018

Batch resize images in Linux using imagemagick and the terminal

Posted: Saturday 14th of October 2017

Install multiple .deb files

Posted: Friday 17th of March 2017

Change the default text editor in Filezilla, Linux

Posted: Tuesday 26th of April 2016

How to view files on a Linux partition in Windows

Posted: Wednesday 13th of April 2016

Unable to access files on external drive, change ownership and group using chown -R

Posted: Wednesday 23rd of March 2016

Crossover Office 15, the easy way to install Windows Applications and Games in Linux

Posted: Monday 8th of February 2016

Show hidden files in a specific directory using the terminal in Linux

Posted: Monday 18th of January 2016

How can I view all of the bash history?

Posted: Wednesday 23rd of December 2015

Mail delivery failed: returning message to sender. No Such User Here

Posted: Thursday 17th of December 2015

Import - Export MySQL / MariaDB database using the terminal in Ubuntu Linux

Posted: Tuesday 15th of December 2015