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6 Methods to Find Top Files and Directory (consume space) in Linux

Finding the size of large file and directories in Linux servers is one of the most important tasks that every system administrator came across in his daily tasks. So, every system administrator must know about multiple ways to find out the size of larger disks and files consuming the hard disks. Sometimes, it becomes more […]

April 27, 2017 | By in LINUX COMMANDS
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Tiny Care Terminal - Dashbaord Tool to show Tweets, Git Commits and Weather

If you use terminal a lot and lost deep inside the code or blinking cursor then Tiny-Care-Terminal is a small dashboard that reminds you to take a break and take care of yourself. The dashboard displays your git commits for the last week, the weather and non intrusive little messages from a wistful parrot urging […]

April 25, 2017 | By in LINUX HOWTO
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10 Lesser Known Linux Fun on Terminal with Crazy Outputs

The Linux terminal is a powerful tool for some administration tasks. It helps for troubleshooting too and ensure you a solution for a problem. As serious, it can be with some special commands, the terminal is also used for really surprising operations which have nothing to do with the work. Just for the fun!! It exists commands which […]

April 24, 2017 | By
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How to Install Multiple Elasticssearch Nodes on Single Server

Elasticsearch is an open-source, broadly-distributable, readily-scalable, enterprise-grade search engine which is accessible through an extensive and elaborate API. It can power extremely fast searches that support your data discovery applications and can be used for a lot of different use cases like "classical" full-text search, analytics store, autocomplete, spelling checker, alerting engine, and as a […]

April 12, 2017 | By
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15 Advanced Linux Interview Questions and Answers

Linux system administrator are users with special privileges and duties who must maintain system stable. Very useful resources are the manual pages, which should always be consulted when you are not familiar with a command. If you do not know which command you need, then the apropos, info or man command can be used but, […]

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Lumail - An Email Client for Your Linux System

Using Email is our daily routine task and the most important method out there of sharing information with each other. The way we access emails has changed from the tradition and now there are a lot of Email clients available that are used to view and manage emails. It enables you to manage your inbox […]

April 10, 2017 | By in OPEN SOURCE TOOLS
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TLDR ( Too Long; Didn’t Read ) - A Simplified Linux Man Pages

Linux command line users must be familiar with "man" command. It stands for manual pages, which means that every Linux command or utility comes with the set of instructions or possible usage of the command. Man pages are of great help while working on the command line, but often, the documentation available via man pages […]

April 6, 2017 | By
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How to Use GPG Commands to Create Public key for Secure Communication

Let us first try to understand what is encryption. Encryption is a process of embedding plain text data in such a way that it cannot be decoded by outsiders. It is necessary to encrypt data to prevent misuse. The GNU Privacy Guard (GPG) application allows you to encrypt and decrypt information. It is based on the […]

April 4, 2017 | By in SECURITY
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Keeper - A Better Secure Way to Store Password from Command Line

Keeper password manager is a tool that stores password credentials in an encrypted digital vault. You need one master password to gain access to the vault and then create a new entry for password, edit/view previous passwords. You can also specify password complexity rules and generate a strong password using random password generators. Keeper password […]

April 3, 2017 | By in LINUX HOWTO
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recterm - A Nice Way to Record Videos with Audio on Linux Terminal

We generally record the terminal with a video recorder but the output video is generally blurry and not high quality. ASCIINEMA is a lightweight tool that record and share terminal session with high quality video. The drawbacks of asciinema is that the video does not include the audio. The recterm is a tool that can […]

March 30, 2017 | By in OPEN SOURCE TOOLS
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How to Customize Shell Variable PS1-PS4 on Bash Prompt

You can see the real beauty of Linux when you use shell commands. There are some tasks which you cannot do in GUI and you have to use the shell. So having knowledge in shell commands, it will keep you ahead of the others. By default, the shell prompt display hostname and working directory. Using […]

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Borg - Linux Backup Tool featured Deduplicating, Compression and Encryption

Borg Backup (aka: Borg) is a deduplicating backup program that supports compression and authenticated encryption.The main goal of Borg is to provide an efficient and secure way to backup data. The data deduplication technique used in Borg backup makes it suitable for daily backups since only changes are stored and the authenticated encryption technique makes […]

March 29, 2017 | By in OPEN SOURCE TOOLS
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How to Change Bash Shell Prompt Colorful and Attractive in Linux

Most of us work with a shell prompt. By default most, Linux distro displays hostname and current working directory. But only a few may be knowing about customizing the Bash prompt. You will be excited to know that you can change the color of your shell prompt to impress your friends or to make your own […]

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muzier-cli - A Command Line Tool to Download MP3 from Youtube

There are number of tools available for downloading youtube mp3 using command line interface tool. But these tools generally needs a video player like vlc or mplayer. The muzier command line interface i.e muzier-cli downloads mp3 from youtube and soundcloud without using these players. By default, this is basically a YouTube audio player and down-loader. […]

March 28, 2017 | By in LINUX HOWTO
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