LF - Feature Rich Terminal Manager for Linux

LF Terminal Manager Linux

In this guide, we will cover the installation and usage of LF file manager on Linux. LF which is an abbreviation of (List files) is console file manager written in Go. LF provides minimalistic and nice curses interface with a view [...]

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Topgrade - Command Line Tool to Upgrade All Packages on Linux

Topgrade Too Upgrade All Packages Linux

In this guide, we're going to explore an interesting tool that aims at making updates of everything installed on your system as easy as just running one command. This software is topgrade, it detects the tools you use on your system [...]

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umonitor - Update Resolutions of Monitors on Hotplugged in Linux

umonitor arch linux

This guide will cover installation and basic usage of umonitor on Linux. umonitor is a dynamic monitor management written in C and distributed as a single binary package.  The name dynamic monitor management means that the positions and resolutions of your screen monitors will [...]

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How to Install Packages on Arch Linux

Install packages archlinux

Arch Linux is one of the popular Desktop Operating systems. Its main pros revolve around large community and thousands of packages that can be installed on Arch Linux, both from official repositories and from AUR. In this guide, we will [...]

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How to Install Docker on Ubuntu 18.04 Server

Install Docker Ubuntu

Docker is a lightweight operating system-level virtualization solution that allows you to run multiple containers simultaneously on a single host or across a fleet of servers with the help of Orchestration tools. Docker containers are isolated from each other using Kernel [...]

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How to Install Prometheus on Ubuntu 18.04

Install Prometheus Ubuntu

Prometheus is a very powerful open-source monitoring and alerting system suitable for dynamic environments like in Cloud space. It is a standalone project maintained by the community with many companies and organizations contributing to its source code. Most components of Prometheus [...]

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How to Install and Configure MRTG on Ubuntu 18.04

Setup MRTG Ubuntu

MRTG (Multi Router Traffic Grapher) is an open source tool written in Perl used for monitoring and measuring the traffic load on network links and presenting data in graphical form. This tool helps you trace and troubleshoot network anomalies like [...]

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How to Install CUDA on Ubuntu 18.04

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CUDA aims at enabling a dramatic increase in computing performance by harnessing the power of the graphics processing unit (GPU) on your system. In this article, I'll show you how to Install CUDA on Ubuntu 18.04. CUDA is a parallel programming [...]

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2 Ways to SSH into a Running Docker Container

get bash ssh docker

In this blog post, we'll look at how to get bash shell on a Docker container running in the background. It will also cover how to ssh into a docker container that was started and left running in the background [...]

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How to Get List of all Owners of Files in a Linux Directory

get list owners files directory

This guide is intended to help you get a list of owners of all files in a directory on Linux. The commands shown here are universal and are expected to work on any Linux Distribution. My Lab though is based [...]

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How to Find Packages Owns Specific File on Ubuntu

Find packages owns specific file

This guide is meant to help you identify a package that owns/provides a specific file on your Ubuntu system. All commands on this article have been tested on Ubuntu 18.04 and Ubuntu 16.04 Desktop and Server edition. Sometimes it is [...]

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16 Tar Commands to Compress and Extract Files in Linux

tar compress extract linux

Tar is a command line tool used to create and manipulate archive files in Linux and Unix systems. Tar can extract from tar, pax, cpio, zip, jar, ar, and ISO 9660 cdrom images and can create respective archives. Below is [...]

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How to Check Execution Time of a Process in Linux

linux process execution time

Have you been wondering how you can find an execution time of a process in Linux or Unix system?. This guide will show you a number of tools which comes in handy when trying to find execution time of a [...]

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fkill - Interactive Tool to Kill Processes in Linux

fkill Interactive tool kill processes

In this guide, I'll demonstrate how you can use fkill-cli to easily kill a process on Linux. fkill-cli is a command line tool written in Nodejs which makes process management on Linux, macOS, and Windows simpler. It provides a guided way [...]

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