Tag: Linux

Most powerful supercomputers ranking

The 500 most powerful supercomputers use Linux

The world’s most powerful supercomputers use Linux. A supercomputer is a device whose computing capabilities are by far higher than those of common computers. The most powerful supercomputer nowadays exceeds 1,100 Petaflops (PFlops). This is a performance no personal device can achieve. Besides, it is worth mentioning that Linux has dominated the list of the

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AlmaLinux distro

AlmaLinux, an alternative downstream of RHEL

AlmaLinux is a free, open source Linux distribution, created by CloudLinux and supported both by CloudLinux and other sponsors. It is focused on long-term stability and governed by the community; with regular releases. It is licensed under General Public License version 2 (GPLv2) and other licenses. AlmaLinux distribution Like other distributions such as Rocky Linux,

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Linux 6.0

Linux kernel 6.0

Linux kernel 6.0 introduces diverse performance improvements, support for new hardware and security fixes, among other things. This new major version is the successor of the Linux 5.x.y series, whose last version is Linux 5.19. Linux 6.0: some new features and improvements On October 2, 2022, Linus Torvalds announced Linux 6.0 as an update with

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30th anniversary of the first Linux release

Linux: from a hobby to a collaborative tech revolution

September 17th, 2022 was Linux’s 31st anniversary. Linux was first released as a free operating system kernel on September 17th, 1991. What started as “just a hobby” for Linus Torvalds became the kernel of the GNU OS and one of the world’s most important operating systems. Linux’s history from 1991 to 2022 Linus Torvalds was

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Debian GNU/Linux distro

Debian: the second most used Linux distro

Debian is a free, open source Linux distribution. It was initially launched by Ian Murdock in 1993 as the “Debian Linux Release”. It was the first distribution to be open for contribution to all users and developers. Debian GNU/Linux The Debian GNU/Linux distribution includes the Linux kernel or the FreeBSD kernel, and thousands of prepackaged

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Popular Linux distributions

30 popular Linux distributions

In the following list, we have gathered some of the most popular Linux distributions and some growing distros too. GNU/Linux operating systems are Unix-like and open source, and based on the Linux kernel. Among the long list of Linux distributions, there are a number of distros that clearly stand out among the others — in

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Inodes in Linux

Inodes in Linux: limit, usage and helpful commands

Inodes in Linux are unique identifiers that describe files and directories within a filesystem. It is important to keep an eye on them to avoid issues related to inode shortage or excessive usage. What is an inode? An inode is a data structure that keeps track of all the files and directories within a Linux

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Ubuntu

Ubuntu: the leading linux-based operating system

Ubuntu is an open source linux-based operating system. It is developed by Canonical and a community of developers — under a meritocratic governance model.  It was launched in October 2004 and it is composed mainly of free, open source software. This Linux distribution, based on Debian’s architecture and infrastructure, is widely popular among cloud computing

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Rocky Linux distribution

Rocky Linux, an alternative to CentOS Linux

Rocky Linux is one of the Linux distributions that have appeared after the announcement of the replacement of CentOS Linux by CentOS Stream. It aims to continue the community-supported distribution compatible with RHEL, after the discontinuation of CentOS 8 by December 2021. Foundation and goals Gregory Kurtzer — founder of CentOS, together with Rocky McGaugh

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Searching files in Linux from the command line

Searching files in Linux with the find command

Searching files in Linux from the command line is easy using the find command. This Linux command uses a simple conditional mechanism to filter objects. Let’s see how to use the find command in Linux to locate a file from the command line. Linux find command The find command is used to locate files in

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