Top 10 June must-reads: Bash tips, Dropbox and Adobe Lightroom alternatives, Emacs vs. Vim, Linux tricks, and more

Top 10 June must-reads: Bash tips, Dropbox and Adobe Lightroom alternatives, Emacs vs. Vim, Linux tricks, and more

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Top 10 articles published in June

command key on keyboard

These hidden features and shortcuts will help you perform some of the most common Bash functions...
Cat dropped in a box

Dropbox is the 800-pound gorilla of filesharing applications. Even though it's a massively popular...
8 reasons to use the Xfce desktop

For several reasons (including curiosity), a few weeks ago I started using Xfce as my Linux desktop...
Vim or Emacs?

In this poll we ask: What's your favorite open source text editor?
12 fiction books for Linux and open source types

These people are your people. Find something interesting to add to your reading list.
Camera

You wouldn't be wrong to wonder whether the smartphone, that modern jack-of-all-trades, is taking...
How to reset, revert, and return to previous states in Git

Undo changes in a repository with the simplicity and elegance of Git commands.
How to connect to a remote desktop from Linux

Remmina's minimal UI makes it easy to remotely access Linux PCs and Windows 10.
Anatomy of a perfect pull request

What does a good pull request look like?
A friendly alternative to the find tool in Linux

The fd command offers a simple, intuitive way to search your Linux filesystem.

About the author

Rikki Endsley - Rikki Endsley is a community manager and editor for Opensource.com. In the past, she worked as the community evangelist on the Open Source and Standards (OSAS) team at Red Hat; a freelance tech journalist; community manager for the USENIX Association; associate publisher of Linux Pro Magazine, ADMIN, and Ubuntu User; and as the managing editor of Sys Admin magazine and UnixReview.com. Follow her on Twitter at: @rikkiends.