This category covers topics including various linux command line utilities and its uses.

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

How to Time a Command in Linux

how to use linux time command with examples

If you want to be a good Linux administrator, therefore you should know time command. It is used to determine how long a given command takes to run. It is useful for testing the performance of your scripts and commands (ie [...]

Ahmed Abdalhamid 11:39 pm

Set Time/Date/Timezone in Ubuntu Linux - A Complete Guide

How to set time and time zone in ubuntu linux

Time is an important aspect in Linux systems especially in critical services such as cron jobs. Having the correct time on the server ensures that the server operates in a healthy environment that consists of distributed systems and maintains accuracy [...]

Pungki Arianto 8:15 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

Methods to Use Uniq Command in Linux with Examples

uniq command linux

If you are a Linux user and your work involves with working with and manipulating text files and strings, then you should be already familiar with the uniq command, as it is most commonly used in that area. For those [...]

Nishali Wijesinghe 7:01 am

How to Sort Files by Date Using LS command in Linux

ls command sort by date

The ls command is used to list directory contents and the results can be sorted upon several criteria such as by date, alphabetical order of filenames, modification time, access time, version and file size. In this article, I will show [...]

Ahmed Abdalhamid 7:09 am

How to Transfer Files on Remote Servers Using SFTP Commands in Linux

sftp commands

SFTP is a protocol that offers a secure and private channel for transfer of files between systems using encryption. A misconception exists about the acronym SFTP, with some thinking it stands for Secure File Transfer Protocol. It stands for SSH [...]

Jamie Arthur 1:03 am

Learn How to Delete or Remove A User on Ubuntu

delete user and home directory ubuntu

How do I delete a user from your Ubuntu Linux system? Such instances include when users leave the company or when their accounts become dormant for so long. In this tutorial, I will show you how to delete a user and [...]

Jamie Arthur 1:57 pm

8 LDD Command Examples in Linux

LDD Command Linux

ldd is a Linux command line utility that is used in case a user wants to know the shared library dependencies of an executable or even that of a shared library. You might have noticed many files starting with lib* in [...]

Ahmed Abdalhamid 4:39 am

Linux List Group Members in Linux Terminal

linux list group members

In this article, we'll look at different ways of how you can list members of a group in Linux.  The /etc/group text file stores group information. There's one entry per line containing the following information Group name Password Group ID [...]

Winnie Ondara 5:29 am

RPM Commands in Linux with Examples

RPM Commands Linux

RPM(Redhat Package Manager) is a command line package management utility used for installing, uninstalling, updating, querying and verifying software packages. This article I will explain some of the most common Linux rpm commands for a system admin. Some of the [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 1:30 am

A Brief Outline of 106 Linux Commands with Examples

Linux Commands

Similar to the Command Prompt in Windows, Linux has the Terminal in order to help you configure and interact with your system. For someone to work in the Terminal they need to familiarize themselves with Linux commands. Once familiarized it [...]

Nishali Wijesinghe 2:54 am

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 [...]

Josphat Mutai 2:07 am

How to Keep Processes Running after SSH Logout in Linux

Keep Processes Running After logout

It happens many time that we try to access an app or content, but it ask for re-login or a popup which states your session is timed out. The session generally times out when content is kept idle and no [...]

Yash Vasa 1:51 am