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Whether you’re developing Python apps on Linux, or just organizing your files from the shell, it’s important to be able to find out which folder you are currently navigating. The pwd command will do that for you – it prints the name of the current directory you… Read More »Using the ‘pwd’ Command in Linux, with Examples
This tutorial will teach you to use the Linux cp command – the command that copies files from one directory to another. Linux is the preferred platform for a lot of developers. If you’re new to Linux it won’t be long before you need to start… Read More »The Linux ‘cp’ Command: Copy files and Directories
Looking for some home projects to keep you occupied over the winter months? LinuxScrew has you covered with this collection of Raspberry Pi projects for your home! Best Raspberry Pi Projects Raspberry Pis are cheap single-board computers that can be used for a variety of… Read More »Best Raspberry Pi and Pi Zero Projects – Upgrade Your Home With Our Favourite Picks
PHP is one of the most popular programming languages used to develop web applications and APIs. Linux is the system of choice for serving up your PHP code and is also an ideal PHP development environment. When writing PHP code, you’ll sometimes want to perform… Read More »How to use ‘try/catch’ in PHP (with Examples)
Bash scripting is a vital tool for developers to automate tasks in Linux. Bash scripts can be used to automate development tasks locally (like uploading files for deployment, compiling apps, or resizing images in bulk), as well as for server-side tasks (sending scheduled emails, collecting… Read More »How to Use “if… else” in Bash Scripts (with Examples)
This article explores the differences and common uses for the Raspberry Pi and Arduino hardware platforms. You’ll see a lot of talk about “Arduino vs. Raspberry Pi” as if they’re competing products – but they’re not! Arduinos and Raspberry Pis may both have started as small, affordable teaching platforms, but their… Read More »Arduino vs Raspberry Pi: What are they and which one should I use?