LINUX COMMANDS

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

Commands Check Linux OS is 64 / 32 bit and CPU 64 / 32 Bit

You will need to use the 'uname' command to check the system information including kernel version and whether kernel is 32 bit or 64 bit. In order to check if the CPU is 32 or 64 bit, you need to run the [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 4:34 pm

Linux Print Command : Usage Of Linux lp Command With Examples

The 'Lp' command is used to print files on Unix and Linux systems. The name 'lp' stands for 'line printer'. Normal users are allowed to have direct access to the printer. Users have to spool a job in a print [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 8:09 pm

Linux Chage Command to Set Password Aging for User

The command name ‘chage’ is an acronym for ‘change age’. This command is used to change the user's password's aging/expiry information. Any user can execute this command with the ‘-l’ option to view their password and aging information. No other unauthorized [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 10:06 pm

10 Example Scenarios To Learn Linux Find Command

The linux command “find” is a very powerful command which is basically used for searching files under a directory structure. This command can be used to find files using a variety of options such as by name,file type, inode number, [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 11:08 am

Linux Awk Command With Examples To Make It Easy

AWK is a programming language or a tool which can be used to perform a wide variety of tasks, from simple tasks such as printing a message or displaying a file, to complex programs of solving SU-DO-KU. Awk is not just [...]

jomos 11:03 am

13 Commands to Find Architecture of Linux OS and CPU (32 & 64) Bit

Assume that administrator is in need to alter the existing system configuration or simply he wants to install a new software or hardware device before performing his needful task, he has to know the details of the system to make [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 10:22 am

Everyday Linux ps command Examples for System Admin

ps child

Linux/Unix system administrator should be very proficient in performance monitoring and tuning. For performance monitoring, administrator should understand how various Linux component and processes works (like CPU, Memory, I/O and Network). Process status (PS) is a command used to display current [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 9:27 am

How to List Linux Pci Devices Using lspci Command

The peripheral component interface is a computer bus used for attaching the hardware devices in a computer. 'lspci' command is used in Linux operating system to display all the information about these PCI buses of the system and devices which are [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 10:09 pm

How To Use Screen And Script Command In Linux

The screen is a terminal multiplexer. Using this, you can run any number of console-based-applications, interactive command shells, course-based applications, etc. You can use screen to keep running program after you accidentally close the terminal, or even after you log out and [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 6:44 pm

12 Linux Rsync Options in Linux Explained

In this article, I would show the different rync options to sync file/directories to the destination server. The main advantages of the rsync are: Speed: Initially copies the whole content between local and remote system. Next, it transfers only the changed [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 6:32 pm

How to Use Linux Route Add Command

This article I will explain how to modify, remove or add static routes in Linux with route add command. Routing is the way that computers communicate on a local network or over the internet. When you want to talk to someone, [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 2:29 pm

Can dd Command Used To Wipe Data? Examples

Linux dd command

dd is a common Unix program whose primary purpose is the low-level copying and conversion of raw data. You can use this command backup whole hard drives, create a large file filled with only zeros, create and modify image files [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 11:30 am

How To Use Linux Kill Command

Linux Kill Command

The word kill itself shows its clear meaning and purpose. In Linux, kill command is used for terminating the process. The command kill sends the specified signal to the specified process or the process group. First we need find PID [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 11:27 am

How To Backup LVM Configuration On Linux (vgcfgbackup & vgcfgrestore)

LVM Backup

Due to several reason a volume group may become corrupted after unintended user intervention. LVM will not be aware of this situation unless the alternate is already on the volume group, and may allow to add the alternate path to [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 9:14 pm