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A Great Tool To Show Linux Command Progress Like % , ETA

Coreutils Viewer (cv) is a simple program that can be used to show the progress of any of coreutils commands. It uses information from file descriptors to determine the progress of a command for example the cp command. The beauty of cv is that it can be used with other linux commands like watch and […]

November 24, 2014 | By
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Recover Deleted Data Using extundelete Command in Linux

It is said that only the wearer of the shoe knows where it pinches. Losing data on a hard disk can be frustrating especially if it was an important file that cannot be easily downloaded from the internet. If you decided to call the local data recovery company they can charge to the tune of […]

November 17, 2014 | By
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How to Change Hostname in RHEL / CentOS 7.0

You have probably needed to change the hostname of your CentOS 7 install for one reason or the other. Changing the hostname in CentOS 7 is now much simpler than ever. If you are ready open up your terminal and follow through this tutorial, and in less than 10 minutes you will have changed your […]

August 16, 2014 | By
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