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Quick Tip
Find Files Containing a Text Pattern
find . -iname "*.txt" -exec grep -l "hello" {} +
Quick Tip
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.
Quick Tip
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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Linux Cheat Sheet
Have a look at our Linux Cheat Sheet for quick one-liners, commands and tips.

Here are some books regarding Linux and Ubuntu that I find pretty good. These books are available to purchase at Amazon.com via the links below. A short overview is provided for each of them.

Ubuntu Unleashed 2014 Edition: Covering 13.10 and 14.04 (9th Edition)

The Official Ubuntu Server Book (3rd Edition)

Linux System Programming: Talking Directly to the Kernel and C Library
This is a power book for programmers and developers. It covers the more intrinsic concepts about how to use system calls and communicate directly to the kernel in applications written in C. You can buy it from here or click the image below.

The Linux Command Line: A Complete Introduction

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