Cool app - SpeedCrunch

It's not often that you take a lot of notice of the calculator application in your operating system. For the most part, you can just pop it open, do a quick calculation and close it again.

However, if you do want a bit more flexibility, control and features than the average calculator application, you may want to take a look at SpeedCrunch.

SpeedCrunch is a calculator, but with a ...

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Command line tutorial - splitting files into smaller chunks

I'm sure we have all come across the situation - you have a really big file you want to transfer and the only way you can transfer the file with the setup you have doesn't have enough space. Or, you might want to archive some backups on CD or DVD, for example, but the files are too big.

Built into your Linux distribution (or other Unix OS) among the ...

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Command line tip - look for strings inside binary files

Occasionally if you're working with binary files (maybe you're doing software development for example), you might sometimes need to take a look through a binary file to find the strings that it contains.

Instead of trying to trawl through the rubbish and binary data that isn't a lot of use to you, you can use the strings command to search through the file for the intelligible information ...

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