How to Clear Buffer and Cache Memory in Linux

Linux provides a robust way for memory management by providing an advanced mechanism like buffering and caching to hold repeating data once in memory rather than directly serving it on demand. In the future, when the data is demanded, it will be taken from memory

Understanding Buffer vs. Cache in Linux Memory

🚀 Quick Overview They are not that easy to comprehend in one sentence, but for simplicity, you can think of buffers as a way to store file metadata (permissions, location, etc.) during I/O operations for efficient transfer. While cache is used for storing actual file

How to Install Scratch on Linux for Fun Coding Adventures

Scratch is an amazing visual programming language and online community aimed at teaching coding concepts and terminology to children and beginners in a fun and interactive way. You can imagine its popularity from the fact that it isn’t considered a mainstream programming language like C/C++,

Fixed vs. Rolling vs. Semi-Rolling Release in Linux (Explained)

In the realm of Linux, software updates are typically delivered to users through three distinct models: fixed release, rolling release, and semi-rolling release. Linux distributions that follow a fixed release model typically focus primarily on delivering security updates and bug patches, while new software packages

Difference Between Docker and Podman (Ultimate Guide)

Podman is an open-source container management tool that provides a way to create, manage, and run containers on your Linux systems. Sounds familiar, right? If you’ve ever used Docker in your life, you can relate to their similarities. But hold your horses as you read

Dive Tool: Explore Docker Image Layers and Optimize Size

🚀 Quick Overview The Dive tool is only helpful to individuals looking for a way to identify each layer of a Docker image. The reason could be reducing the image size or understanding the function of each layer. Dive is an excellent tool, particularly for

Lazy Docker: A User-Friendly CLI Tool for Docker Management

🚀 Quick Overview If you need a lightweight alternative to Portainer, consider Lazy Docker. It’s a CLI Docker front-end that displays the list of running/stopped containers, images, volumes, and networks and allows you to check their logs, stats, env, config, and top. However, complex operations

COBOL Programming on Linux: Installation Guide & First Program

COBOL (also known as “Common Business-Oriented Language“) is a high-level programming language that first appeared in 1959 to meet the business data processing needs of companies and organizations. It was particularly designed for business applications and handling large-scale data processing, and despite its declining popularity,

Upscayl: The Ultimate Open-Source AI Image Upscaler

Upscayl is an open-source AI image upscaler that effortlessly enhances low-resolution or compressed images using advanced algorithms, all while preserving perfect quality. The project captured my attention last year, and today, significant enhancements and updates have been made to this application, which will be discussed

Walk: A Lightweight Terminal Navigator for Linux

Navigating files and directories in the terminal using ls and cd commands may seem efficient but can be unproductive, especially for those immersed in them all day. How often do you hesitate or feel overwhelmed when browsing directories with numerous files, like “/bin“? Navigating through

Mastering the fsck Command: Repair Linux File Systems Like a Pro

The “fsck” command (which stands for “file system check“) is a Linux command-line utility used to check and repair the integrity of a file system on storage devices like HDDs or SSDs. Nowadays, Linux filesystems support journaling, which eliminates the need for fsck. However, there

How to Use the Jupyter Notebook AI Extension on Linux

Jupyter AI is an incredible and powerful Python extension that brings generative AI models (like ChatGPT) to your JupyterLab or Notebooks to enhance your productivity. Users can utilize it to explain and generate code, rectify errors, condense content, and even compose entire notebooks seamlessly from