In one of my previous posts we took a look at what happens when you enter ls *.c into a shell prompt. Since then I have had the pleasure of coding my own mini shell and now posses a better understanding of what happens when entering shell commands and so…

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As you may know, computers store everything in memory in the form of 1s and 0s. This might raise the question then how does a computer know if the number it has stored is a positive or a negative number. The answer is a system called Two’s Complement. …

Pretty much anyone that has used a computer knows what an executable is. It comes in many forms, performs many different tasks, and sometimes it ends in “.exe”, but have you ever wondered how how an executable is made? In the simplest terms, a programmer writes some code, puts it…

Often in computer programming, a single file will be referred to as different names, called links. When talking in terms of Bash (our Unix shell/language) there are two types of links, hard links and symbolic links (also known as soft links). While both types have similar functions, there are several…

If you have ever worked with a Linux system you should be familiar with the ls command, it is how you know what you are working with within a given directory (typically your current working directory); however, if you have never done anything Linux related before than a command such…

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