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As much as possible, the Ultimate Linux Newbie Guide scours the net to find the best in guides, tips, tricks and tutorials. This month, we've found the following guides which you'll no doubt find helpful.

Monthly Tutorials: Handy Tutorials for March

As much as possible, the Ultimate Linux Newbie Guide scours the net to find the best in guides, tips, tricks and tutorials. This month, we’ve found the following guides which you’ll no doubt find helpful. Have a look at some of these goodies: How to format storage devices in Linux. A comprehensive but succinct tutorial on using parted and lsblk from the command line to deal with partitioning and formatting disks. [Linux.com]. How to install Owncloud…


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How to tar (compress) files up, excluding certain files or directories

If you’ve ever been making a backup of an entire Linux system, or maybe just a number of folders but there were certain folders or files that you didn’t want to have in the backup or zip file, then Look no further than this Quick Tip! First, change to the folder you want to zip, or back up and make sure you have permissions to access all of the files within the folder. For example,…