gnu/linux

How to uninstall snap in Ubuntu

Snap is an application management system that allows you to install, configure, update and remove snap packages. In other words snap is a technology that allows you to update your applications with the latest versions (avoiding version incompatibility problems in dependencies, because each package is a wrapper that includes the application and its dependencies) and this can be good but perhaps it is not to like having the snapd service running permanently on the other hand snap promotes non-free applications and if you are passionate about Free Software this can make you frown and lay hands on the keyboard and leave no trace of snap and this is what what we are going to do in this post.

How to install Debian, expert mode

Debian GNU/LinuxDebian is a highly recommended distribution for server environments due to:

  • His version release philosophy. Debian does not have a fixed cycle to release new versions, but each version is released once the development team considers it stable enough (released when it is ready).
  • Packages inclusion policy: only stable and well-tested packages are included.
  • Its robustness and stability.

How to read/write NTFS partitions on GNU/Linux

GNU/Linux

NTFS-3G is a stable, full-featured, read-write NTFS driver for Linux, Android, Mac OS X, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenSolaris, QNX, Haiku, and other operating systems.

  • It provides safe handling of the Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10 NTFS file systems.
  • It allows to create, delete, move and rename files, directories, hard links and streams
  • It allows to read and modify files and streams
  • It allows to handle special files such us: symlinks, devices and FIFOs

16 Practical rsync examples

rsync

Rsync is a fast and versatile file synchronization tool that allows to copy and sync files locally and from rsync service or any device that supports remote shell (Rsync does not support synchronization between remote devices). Rsync offers a large number of options that control every aspect of its behaviour and permit very flexible specification of the set of files to be copied.