Using grep to find strings in files

A quick look at how to use the grep command to find string in filenames on Linux or using Cygwin on Windows.

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Install Compiz Config from terminal command line in Ubuntu

Shows how to install Compiz Config Settings manager from the terminal window.

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Ubuntu classic desktop from command line

Show how to restore classic desktop in Ubuntu entirely from the terminal.

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Dual boot – Make windows the default selection in grub

Shows how to make Windows 7 the default operating system in the grub menu (tested on Linux Mint).

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Linux Mint menu disappeared

This can send you into a panic, but luckily it’s easy to fix.

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Run XFCE4 in Debian instead of Gnome

One way to make your Linux system run faster is to change desktop environments. I switched from Gnome to XFCE4.

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Login as root user in Debian

How to run commands in Terminal on Debian as the root user.

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Error when installing fglrx in Ubuntu

Got this error message when attempting to install the fglrx driver for my ATI Radeon Graphics card.

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Install a second ATI graphics card in Ubuntu

Get more monitors working by installing a second GPU!

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Set a static IP address in Ubuntu

Setting up a static IP address in Ubuntu.

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