LINUX COMMANDS

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

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

14 tcpdump Commands to Capture Network Traffic in Linux

tcpdump linux commands

tcpdump is a network troubleshooting command which is also known as a packet sniffer is used to capture and display packets from a network. tcpdump allows users to capture and display TCP/IP and other packets being transmitted or received over the network to [...]

Alain Francois 1:20 am

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 [...]

Josphat Mutai 1:02 am

How to Limit Process at User Level on Linux

limit process user linux

Ulimit, as the name signifies, is the user resource limits defined by users for their respective processes. It provides control over the resources available to the shell and to processes started by it, on systems that allow such control. That [...]

Alain Francois 2:00 am

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 [...]

Josphat Mutai 2:12 am

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 [...]

Josphat Mutai 12:47 am

How to Use Truncate Command in Linux

linux truncate command

Welcome to our guide on how to use Truncate Command in Linux. The Linux truncate command is often used to shrink or extend the size of each FILE to the specified size. The final size of the file depends on [...]

Josphat Mutai 12:05 am

How to List Installed Packages by Size on CentOS/Fedora/Arch Linux

list size installed packages

Sometimes, you may need to keep track of your system's hard drive space especially if it's a cloud instance that's hosted on Amazon EC2, Linode, Digital Ocean or on your physical server.  You may be tempted to think that it's only [...]

Jamie Arthur 12:05 am

How to Exclude Specific Packages from Yum Update

yum exclude package

In this article, we'll show you how to exclude specific packages from updating using Yum package manager. Periodically, you may want to update your CentOS or RHEL system but leave out certain packages especially if the updates are likely to [...]

Jamie Arthur 12:05 am