Make an ISO image from a folder of files

ISO image files are everywhere. When you download a new Linux distribution, you'll probably be given one of these files which you then burn the contents of to disc. You aren't just restricted to burning them, though, and it's actually a really simple process to make your own ISO images.

First of all, why manually create an ISO image, when you can just use pretty burning software ...

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Reference - making backups using mysqldump

MySQL is one of the most popular relational database management systems out there and competes along with the other big database packages. Along with the server part of MySQL, there are also other tools included on the client side.

One of these tools is mysqldump, which, rather obviously, is used for making backups of one or more databases and for exporting them out to a file. In this reference post ...

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Quick command line tip - find out information about your kernel

A nice short and sweet command line tip today and it's to do with finding out information about the version of the kernel you're running. You might be asked for this information if you are asking for help somewhere or you might be messing around with your kernel.

Whatever you want the information for, you can get information by using the uname command. On its own, it will ...

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