Linux pipes

Linux pipes explained

A Linux pipe allows two or more commands to be used so that the output of the first becomes the input for the next. In other words, the output of one process is redirected and used as input for another process. Learn how to use pipes in Linux here.

Linux ln command

Linux ln command: Creating links in Linux

The Linux ln command creates links in the Linux command line. Only a little code is required to create hard and soft links in the command line. Just keep in mind what types of links are right for your purposes. Keep reading to learn about hard and soft links and see various Linux ln examples.

Website under construction

Website under construction: how to create a coming soon page

‘Website under construction’ is a standard phrase visitors encounter when a new site is under construction or an existing site is being modified. A good website coming soon page however tends to look a little different. Find out how you can entice visitors to come back once your site is ready for re/launch.

How to start dropshipping

How to start dropshipping – guide for beginners

If you want to launch an online shop, it’s important to understand what it takes to set one up. The same is true for starting a dropshipping business. Choosing the right supplier and products for sale are just two aspects to consider. Read on for a successful start in dropshipping.

XLOOKUP in Excel

XLOOKUP: Here’s what Excel’s XLOOKUP can do

Excel is well-known for its helpful functions and features when it comes to managing and organising large amounts of data. One of them is the relatively new XLOOKUP function, which makes it easier to search for specific values within a dataset. Learn how to use the XLOOKUP function in Excel and why it replaces functions like the VLOOKUP or HLOOKUP here.

Build a restaurant website

Build a restaurant website: here’s how to make a restaurant website

Across many industry sectors, a company homepage is vital these days – and the same applies to the restaurant industry. But every industry has different needs when it comes to creating an impactful website. A homepage for a restaurant has to whet a page visitor’s appetite and be informative at the same time. It should include the menu, opening times, route map, and a reservation system so that you...

Retrieve Windows 10 product key

Retrieve your Windows 10 product key: when is it necessary and how does it work

If you’re planning to update your computer or reinstall Windows 10, you need to retrieve your Windows 10 key – also referred to as a product licencing key. In 2016, Microsoft changed the way it licences products and issued digital licences for codes to be automatically transferred during a reinstallation. But there are some situations when it may be necessary to find your Windows key and enter it...

How to find the median

How to find the median

In data analysis, the median or central value is an informative figure that is often used in place of the average, especially when deviations of measurement are expected. It is calculated in different ways. Learn how to find the median and what distinguishes it from the arithmetic mean and the mode.

Fixing error 0x800f081f

0x800f081f: Strategies for fixing this Windows update error

The purpose of a Windows update is to implement new features and fix existing issues, but the update process itself can often become a potential source of errors. In such cases, the system may respond with an error code like 0x800f081f, for example. More often than not, the error occurs because an essential update file is missing. We’ll show you the best strategies for troubleshooting this...

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