Ultimate Guide to Linux & Unix File Permissions

Linux and Unix Permissions are one of those things. They’ll cause errors when you’re coding or installing stuff, and just all around get in your way, but they’re a powerful security feature that prevents someone else, and even yourself from destroying important data. Let’s dive deep into permissions, and learn how to use this powerful … Read more

Dual Booting: MBR vs GPT

Intro to Partitions If you want to change the partition scheme of your hard drive, and/or Dual-Boot multiple operating systems on the same computer, you’ll likely encounter a LOT of terminology you’ve never heard of before. The goal of this post is to give you a 30,000 foot view of the entire process, and help … Read more

Gentoo Linux Review: My Experience With Gentoo

You may have heard of “Gentoo Linux”, a bare bones minimalist Linux distribution known for being hard to use and one of the hardest distributions to install (with maybe the only exception being Linux From Scratch). In this post I’m going to show you what Gentoo Linux is like on the inside, and hopefully encourage … Read more