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Ubuntu 12.10 Beta 2 Release


Ubuntu released the second and final beta of Ubuntu 12.10 version, code name “Quantal Quetzal”, just two days before. It is a development release, the Ubuntu developers are moving quickly to bring an absolute latest and greatest software. From the release announcement “The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce the final beta release of Ubuntu…

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What “Everything Is a File” Means on Linux


One of the defining features of Linux and other UNIX-like operating systems is that “everything is a file.” This is an oversimplification, but understanding what it means will help you understand how Linux works. Many things on Linux appear in your file system, but they aren’t actually files. They’re special files that represent hardware devices,…