All versions of Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, and Vista can read GPT drives and use them for data — they just can’t boot from them without UEFI….

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How do I know if Linux is Xclock? xclock is a handy tool to test if the DISPLAY variable is set properly and you can get a GUI…

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The answer: definitely not. For typical everyday Linux use, there’s absolutely nothing tricky or technical you need to learn. … But for typical use on the desktop, if…

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How do I enable forwarding in Ubuntu? Enable IP Forwarding on Ubuntu 13.04 This howto guide outlines the steps to enable IP forwarding on Ubuntu 13.04. This is…

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You can, however, easily check the status of iptables with the command systemctl status iptables. service or maybe just the service iptables status command — depending on your…

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Linux supports almost 100 types of filesystems, including some very old ones as well as some of the newest. Each of these filesystem types uses its own metadata…

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