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Find Files Containing a Text Pattern
find . -iname "*.txt" -exec grep -l "hello" {} +
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Create a Bootable USB from an ISO Image
sudo dd if=/path/to/image.iso of=/dev/sdX bs=4096k
Replace /dev/sdX with your USB device, for example, /dev/sdb.
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Disable Overlay Scrollbars in GNOME
gsettings set com.canonical.desktop.interface scrollbar-mode normal
Changes should occur instantly. The overlay scrollbars should now be replaced with normal scrollbars. This method works for Ubuntu 12.10 and above.
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Here’s the follow-up to this article which overviewed 12 free, open-source games for Linux. Some really nice games were left behind in that article, but fear not, this is an overview of 5 more free games for Linux.

Alien Arena

A completely free, complete shooter based on the CRX engine, Alien Arena takes place in futuristic environments, and comes with plenty of the usual game modes like DM or CTF.
Homepage | Full Review

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MegaGlest

MegaGlest is a 3D strategy game based on Glest, with online multi-player. The gameplay somewhat resembles the WarCraft style, and it has a 3D camera with zoom in/zoom out and rotate capabilities, several factions to pick up from, units with specific traits and spells.
Homepage | Full Review

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FreeCiv

FreeCiv is an empire-building strategy game that resembles the Civilization series. The latest version, 2.4.2, was released on February 8th, 2014, with a lot of fixes since 2.4.1.
Homepage | Freeciv Online

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FLARE

FLARE is a 2D role-playing game. FLARE stands for Free/Libre Action Roleplaying Engine and it’s a fantasy dungeon crawl with a 2D interface and a simple gameplay.
Homepage

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FreeCol

Another Civilization-like game, FreeCol is written in Java, which allows you to colonize, trade, build towns or fight your enemies. The current version seems to have problems running in Ubuntu.
Homepage

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