Clipboard Managers for Linux and Windows

ClipboardAre you familiar with clipboards?

Before you raise you hand in confirmation (or not), allow me to clarify: I’m not talking about the old-school paper-holding kind of clipboards. I’m talking about the PC kind of clipboard.

When you Ctrl + C, Ctrl + X, or Ctrl + V (because, please tell me you don’t still Edit > Copy,Edit > Cut and Edit > Paste!) you are temporarily storing your data in what is called a clipboard.

PC clipboards allow for data to be moved across applications; you can cut/copy from one application or window, and paste in another. They’re an essential tool to handle data efficiently.

Clipboard managers allow a history of clipboard data to be saved, re-selected, and sometimes even edited.

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Linux Command Line Shortcuts & Keyboard Shortcuts

Command Line TerminalThe downside to using the command line is all the typing that it involves. Even if you enjoy typing, it can get tedious after awhile.

That is why I have so much fun learning about all of the shortcuts that can be used in the command line, to cut down on the amount of time spent typing.

Not only are there tricks available that can do half of the work for you, but there are also keyboard shortcuts that can help you to navigate the command line in half the time.

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Master the Linux Command Line With These 6 Tricks

Master Linux Command Line TricksOne of the best ways that I know to truly embrace the command line is to have some fun with it. And what is more fun than learning about the available tricks and shortcuts that can be used?

Did you know that you don’t have to type in a complete file name, but that a single key-stroke could fill out the name for you?

Did you know that a single keyboard shortcut can clear your terminal screen of previous commands/results and other command-line clutter?

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File Management Principles & Shortcuts Part 3 of 3

File ManagementWelcome back to the third and final (for now) part of our series on file management.

If you missed the first part, we covered file properties, moving, deleting/restoring, and ordering, so go back and check that out.

If you missed the second part, we covered renaming, bulk renaming, and shortcuts, so go back and check that out.

In this part we will cover showing file extensions, changing file extensions, and how to change file associations, so let’s get to it!

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File Management Principles & Shortcuts Part 1 of 3

File ManagementSome methods of file manipulation are universal, and differ little — if any — from one file manager (or operating system) to the next.

You can move, edit, rename, view, order, copy, sort, group and otherwise change how files and folders act.

And there are usually multiple methods of accomplishing each action, allowing you to choose which ones work best for you.

In this three-part series we’ll cover some of the most basic aspects of file management.

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Firefox Keyboard Shortcut Cheat Sheet

Firefox Browser LogoFirefox provides a set of keyboard shortcuts that allow you to perform common tasks quickly.

You can open and close windows and tabs, navigate through pages and open tabs, create bookmarks, open history, zoom in and out, and much more, with just a few keystrokes.

For those of you unfamiliar with how keyboard shortcuts work, I would recommend reading my introduction to the subject really quick.

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