Category Archives: Linux

BASH: persistent aliases

A very nice feature of BASH is defining aliases. An alias is like an alternate name or a nickname for a command. Instead of typing a long comand with many arguments every time you use it, you can just type the (short) alias you chose for it. Continue reading


Moving to Debian

For the last two weeks or so I’ve been constantly downloading and installing different distributions of Linux. Mostly Ubuntu/Kubuntu, then SUSE and now Debian. Continue reading

Learning Linux (Ubuntu)

I haven’t been posting for over a week, mainly for two reasons: school has started (and I’m trying to keep up with my computer science classes) and I’ve been trying to get Ubuntu Linux to run smoothly on my computer. I’ve worked little in Linux until now Continue reading