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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.

GNOME Takes Over KDE
KDE, the popular desktop environment known for its modern interface and powerful configuration options, was taken over by the GNOME Foundation.

“We will completely rewrite KDE to conform with GNOME User Interface Guidelines. We will strip all the unnecessary options, remove the plasmoids, the panel and the menu from KDE.”

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During March, a few noteworthy articles were published here at TuxArena. Let’s have a look at the most important ones.

GNOME 3.12 Released with New Features, Apps, IRC Client
GNOME 3.12 has been launched during March, bringing a lot of improvements and features. Three new applications were introduced in GNOME as well.

games

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I compiled a cheat sheet for Linux which includes general-purpose commands, one-liners, Bash tips and system calls. You can download it from here.

For suggestions of corrections, please leave a comment below.

Updated: v0.2.2 (Mar 28, 2014) – added several C functions, DPKG tips

TuxArena now has a new WordPress theme. There is still some work that I have to do on the comments, that is, make them look nicer, but otherwise it seems to work well. Hope you like it ;) If I can finish it, maybe I’ll try submitting it to the WordPress themes directory.

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