Author Archive: Bobbin Zachariah

Founder of LinOxide , passionate lover of linux and technology writer. Started his career in Linux / Opensource from 2000. Love travelling, blogging and listening music. Reach Bobbin Zachariah about me page and also below google plus page.

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What All Command Used To Find Architecture Of Linux OS and CPU

Assume that administrator is in need to alter the existing system configuration or simply he wants to install a new software or hardware device before performing his needful task, he has to know the details of the system to make sure that the new software/hardware will work fine with the system environment. To get the […]

April 30, 2011 | By
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Error: modprobe: Can't locate module block-major-22

The message is simply informational and most of the time harmless to the system. Messages like this usually occur after a kernel update and appear when a module that was used by the kernel previously is not being used or is not loaded anymore. However, sometimes this message appears because the system is probing for […]

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Linux Hdparm Command: Display Hard Disk Model and Serial Number

Hdparm is abbreviated as hard disk parameter. Hdparm is a command line utility used for setting the parameters of ATA hard disk in Linux operating system and also it is useful to view the current setting that is being used for your drive. A hard disk comes with a set default speed  and to change the […]

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Everyday Linux ps command Examples for System Admin

Linux/Unix system administrator should be very proficient in performance monitoring and tuning. For performance monitoring, administrator should understand how various Linux component and processes works (like CPU, Memory, I/O and Network). Process status (PS) is a command used to display current running processes on Unix/Linux operating systems. This command is commonly used for process monitoring. Whenever […]

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How To Configure Netdump Client On Linux

1. To check whether “netdump” package has already been installed or not: # rpm –qa | grep netdump 2. If it is not installed, install netdump using the following command: # up2date -i netdump 3.  To double check the installed package and configuration files: # rpm –qa | grep netdump Note: Netdump configuration file path. Configuration […]

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Need For User bash_profile File In Linux

Every user in Linux has a profile. The profile is a set of facilities or rights provided to the particular user accounts. For example, if root user has different profile, then you can compare with normal users. If you login with normal user, some of the commands will not be executed because the path of the command is not […]

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How To List Linux Pci Devices Using lspci Command

Peripheral component interface is a computer bus used for attaching the hardware devices in a computer. “lspci” command is used in Linux operating system to display all the information about these PCI buses of the system and devices which are attached to the system. By this lspci command, we can get the full detailed information like […]

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What is LVM Mirroring? Steps To Create LVM Mirror in Linux

In the computer world, storage is the most important factor. If data is lost, then everything is lost for the organization or company. Initially data is stored in normal disks, it does not have flexibility to manage the data and it is very complicated and disaster for recovery management. To achieve flexibility and goal of the disaster […]

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How To Use Screen And Script Command In Linux

The screen is a terminal multiplexer. Using this, you can run any number of console-based-applications, interactive command shells, course-based applications, etc. You can use screen to keep running program after you accidentally close the terminal, or even after you log out and later resume right wherever you are. You can start screen just by typing screen at […]

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12 Different Options of Rsync Command in Linux With Examples

For organizations and companies, data is the most important factor. Especially for E-commerce business, data is very critical for them. Rsysnc is a tool or software which helps taking backup of critical data over the network. It is also used to network protocol for Unix-like and Windows systems that synchronizes files and directories from one system […]

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How To Use Linux Route Add Command

Routing is the way that computers communicate on a local network or over internet. When you want to talk to someone, you need to know his position and how you can join it. To communicate over a network (big or not), computers need to know the path to take and this is possible with routers […]

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Few Netstat Command Example Useful For Daily Usage

In Linux operating system, many services are running. All services are client and server architecture based; hence networking is must to communicate with another system or to external world through internet. To monitor the network, we use netstat to get statistic of the network and information such as connection, routing tables and interface statistics. Most of the Linux […]

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How To Use df Command To List Filesystem Mount Points

In linux df command is used to display the amount of total and free disk space available on the mounted file systems. Using df options you can find used blocks, inodes and free space available in the file system. In Linux, there are lots of others tools like ncdu, crusader, KDiskFree, Gnome Disk utility to […]

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Move User Accounts From Linux Server To Another Linux server

In Linux, user administration is very important because every process in Linux is owned by a user. Users can be people, accounts tied to physical users or accounts which exist for specific application. Linux user can be divided to two types, one is system users and another one is normal user or application users. The […]

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