Lightweight Linux Distros for Old Laptop (2019)

Do not discard that old PC or laptop yet. You can use a lightweight Linux distro to make them as good as new. Some of these Linux distros are specifically for use in older machines. You can use any of [...]

Winnie Ondara 7:11 am

How to Disable SELinux on CentOS 8

SELinux, also known as Security-Enhanced Linux, is a security feature embedded in the Linux kernel. SELinux leverages Mandatory Access controls (MAC) to confine users to certain rules and policies and prevents them from performing unauthorized tasks on the Linux system [...]

Winnie Ondara 8:22 am

How to Check Open Ports in Linux

During the troubleshooting of services running on a Linux system, checking open ports is one of the tasks any user or administrator should consider performing. If a service is expected to be running but for some reason it's not, then [...]

Winnie Ondara 11:35 am

Best Essential Apps for Linux (2019)

You might be a beginner looking to explore Linux and you are at a loss of what Apps you should essentially be using. So what are the best essential Apps for Linux? In this guide, we have put together a [...]

Winnie Ondara 1:14 pm

How to Install Google Chrome on Debian

Google Chrome is one of the most popular web browsers among users. You are most likely to find Google Chrome installed on someone's browser due to its ease of usability and compatibility to many of Google's applications. In this tutorial, [...]

Winnie Ondara 8:26 am

Install Missing ifconfig Command on Debian

Debian 10 (codenamed Debian Buster) is finally here with awesome cool features and a new look and feel theme. However, you may have run into an error trying to check the IP address of your network interface(s) when running the [...]

Winnie Ondara 1:25 pm

12 Best Web Browsers for Ubuntu

Selecting the best web browsers for Ubuntu largely depends on your personal needs, but usually, browsers are used for accessing/browsing websites. In this article, we will look under the hood and highlight some of the best web browsers for Ubuntu. 1) [...]

Winnie Ondara 12:33 pm

How to Get Size of Directory in Linux

how to find disk usage of directories in linux

In this article, we focus on how you can check the size of Directory on Linux Systems. This we are going to achieve using the command line interface. The command used to retrieve the file sizes is the du command, [...]

Winnie Ondara 2:50 pm

How to Rename Files in Linux

Methods to rename a file in linux

Renaming files in Linux is one of the easiest tasks that you can accomplish straight from the command line. There are quite a few ways you can achieve this and in this guide, I will take you through how you [...]

Winnie Ondara 10:09 am

How to Read a Filename with Spaces in Linux

Manage file name with spaces in linux

It's not very common in Linux to handle filename with spaces but sometimes files copied or mounted from windows would end up with spaces. While it is not recommended to have file names with spaces, let discuss how to manage filename [...]

Winnie Ondara 5:52 pm

How to List Services in Linux

How to list all running services in linux

In this article, I will show you how to list all running services on Linux. We will also check how to check the status of a service on a systemd system. Let's learn different commands used to list services on Centos/RHEL 7.x. [...]

Winnie Ondara 12:19 pm

Learn How to Install GUI on Ubuntu Server - An Easy Guide

How to install gui on ubuntu server

Usually, it's not advised to run a GUI (Graphical User Interface) on a server system.  Operation on any server should be done on the CLI (Command Line Interface). The primary reason for this is that GUI exerts a lot of [...]

Winnie Ondara 10:31 am

What are the Best Linux Distros for 2019

Here you find the best linux distros

2019 is finally here folks! and what a better way to shed light on some of the best Linux distributions at your disposal. Even we have hundreds of distributions, we have created a list of distro based popularity, features and [...]

Winnie Ondara 4:00 am

How to Use Linux gunzip Command with Examples

gunzip command

Have you come across files bearing a  .gz extension? These are files which have been compressed using the gzip command. Gunzip is a Linux command that is used to decompress such files earing the .gz extension and in this tutorial, we will [...]

Winnie Ondara 8:25 am