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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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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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Can Linux sfdisk Tool Used Instead Of Fdisk

sfdisk is a partition table manipulator for Linux. The uses of sfdisk main are list the size of the partition, list the partition on a device and check the portions on a device and repartition a device. sfdisk utility will read from the standard input if any commands have to perform. You can copy a […]

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Can dd Command Used To Wipe Data? Examples

dd is a common Unix program whose primary purpose is the low-level copying and conversion of raw data. You can use this command backup whole hard drives, create a large file filled with only zeros, create and modify image files at specific points and even do conversions to upper case. dd command can strip headers, […]

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How To Use Linux Kill Command

The word kill itself shows its clear meaning and purpose. In Linux, kill command is used for terminating the process. The command kill sends the specified signal to the specified process or the process group. First we need find PID of the process, so that we can terminate the process. In our example, we will […]

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How To Backup LVM Configuration On Linux (vgcfgbackup & vgcfgrestore)

In many cases, lvm configuration gets corrupted. So the best pratice to have the lvm configuration is to backup. lvm could also be corrupted on some disk failures and on reboot OS fails to boot up. So it is important to have the lvm configuration backup. vgcfgbackup vgcfgbackup takes the configuration metadata from the lvm […]

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How to Create Partition in Linux using fdisk Tool

Fdisk is command-line utility that provides disk partitioning functions for various operating systems. It was originally developed by IBM in 1983 and since then it was used on most operating systems from DOS to Windows and to Unix-based systems. Using fdisk to create a new partition Here I’m trying to create a partition on the disk […]

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How To Use Linux Tr Command With Examples

The tr command is used in Linux for translating characters. it needs two sets of characters. It replaces occurrences of the characters in the first set with the corresponding character from the second set. For example, tr command can be used to change small letters to capital letters and likewise. When the strings are of the […]

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