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Zram vs zswap vs zcache Ultimate guide: when to use which one?

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There is a whole lot of stuff about these three systems but none of it makes simple comparison between them let alone explain them well. I tried to make sense of it but my head exploded.

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How to force fsck to check filesystem after system reboot on Linux

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This article will explain a procedure on how to force fsck to perform a filesystem check on the next system reboot or force filesystem check for any desired number of system reboots whether it is root or non-root mount point. 2-pages.

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How To Install The Latest Nvidia Drivers In Ubuntu Via PPA

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Upgrading to the latest version of the proprietary Nvidia drivers in Ubuntu was pretty complicated a while back. You would either have to use the official Linux installer, which was not always reliable, at least for me, or use a bleeding edge PPA… 2-pages.

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Jpeg Image Optimization Linux - Compress Command

How do I compress and optimize JPEG images on my amazon cloud account so that I can save bandwidth on cloudfront cdn account? How do I use an image compressor to create lossless compression on JPEG files, with no effect on image quality in bulk using Linux?

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Linux / Unix Command To Optimize and Compress PNG Files In Bulk

I have lots of images in png format (over 250k+ png). Properly formatting and compressing png images can save many bytes of data. How do I compress and optimize png images on my amazon cloud account so that I can save bandwidth on cloudfront cdn account? 2-pages.

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Mono sound output in Ubuntu

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Mono sound output in Ubuntu? Hi, is there an easy way of forcing mono sound output on linux - for one ear, one earphone, one speaker?

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Dwm configuration and installation linux - Debian/Ubuntu

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Dynamic window manager (dwm) is a minimalist tiling window manager, famous for being ultra-lightweight and infamous for needing to be recomplied every time you make changes to the configuration. 4-pages.

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How to send email using simple smtp commands via gmail

To send over gmail, you need to use an encrypted connection. this is not possible with telnet alone, but you can use tools like openssl either connect using the starttls option in openssl to convert the plain connection to encrypted.

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Launch Software Sources from the command-line ubuntu and variants

The problem: Canonical started to integrate everything in the Ubuntu Software Center. Software Sources is available from this, but how to launch it from the command-line?

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How to remove Wine program entries from the menu

I had installed some programms with Wine, but I removed Wine from my computer. Now when I browse all applications in the Unity menu, the symbols of the programms I installed with Wine are still there. How can I remove them?

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