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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 put a Linux ISO onto a USB stick and make it bootable on a Mac

So, you’ve got a mac computer and you want to put the ISO you just downloaded onto it. If you’ve used tools like UNetBootin before, then you’ll have found it a nice easy graphical way on a PC. Unfortunately, Mac users have to go through a few more hurdles to get an ISO image onto a USB stick in order to make it boot properly. What are we trying to do here? So, just to…


How to mount a USB stick as a non-root user with write permission

So you want to use a USB stick or a USB hard drive, and you don’t want to mount it as root every time? Why would you want to do this? It’s a hassle to mount the USB stick using sudo every time – you have to type the root password, and you have to specify all the mount options each time you ¬†mount it. The permissions on a FAT32 USB stick or drive don’t…


How to use a Mac to create a Linux Live USB Stick and Boot it

Ok, let’s say you are just about to take the plunge and install Linux on your nice shiny Mac but before then you want to test drive how it really works, using a Live distro. There’s a few ways to boot a mac up, firstly there’s the good old CD ROM drive (SuperDrive as you mac fans know it), but guess what? Most of the new MacBook Pro’s etc don’t even have a DVD/CD ROM…