LINUX HOWTO

You can find some interesting articles & guides on Linux based softwares here.

How to Extract tar xz File in Linux

How to extract xz tar file in linux

In this brief guide, we will look at how you can compress and extract tar xz tarball files/directories with a .tar.xz file extension in Linux. The xz format is a single-file compression format that is based on the LZMA2 algorithm. It [...]

Jamie Arthur 11:49 pm

How to Install pgAdmin4 on Ubuntu

pgadmin4 ubuntu

pgAdmin4 is a feature-rich, cross-platform, web-based interface that allows you to administer and manage PostgreSQL database instances in a web browser.  In this guide, you will learn how to install pgAdmin4 on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. Read Also: How to Install Ubuntu 18.04 [...]

Jamie Arthur 2:08 am

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

Which Linux Distros is Better - Linux Mint or Ubuntu

Compare Linux mint vs ubuntu

You have a lot of Linux popular distributions available as you are spoiled for choices which are generally subject to comparison in order to know the best. Among these popular systems, you have Ubuntu and Linux Mint that attract the [...]

Alain Francois 12:11 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

How to Use SSH Commands in Windows 10 Command Prompt

How to ssh from a windows machine to linux

In many cases, to manage your Linux servers, you can need to allow remote access and this can be done via the Secure Shell (SSH). Since many years ago, Linux systems can use the native terminal to use SSH but [...]

Alain Francois 7:51 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 Sort a List Using Python Sort List() Method

How to sort list in python

We have a list of numbers or strings, and we want to sort the items in this list. Basically, we can either use sort method or sorted function to achieve what we want. The difference between sort and sorted is that [...]

Ahmed Abdalhamid 2:43 am

How to Count Number of Files within a Directory in Linux

count number files directory linux

Have you ever racked your brain for a way that you can count the number of files within a directory and sub directories in Linux? In this brief article, we'll look at how you can do that in a simple [...]

Jamie Arthur 12:05 am

Learn How to Install GCC on Ubuntu with Examples

Install GCC ubuntu

GCC, an acronym standing for GNU Compiler Collection, is a collection of compilers for programming languages including Java, C, and C++. In this guide, we will show you how to install GCC compilers and related tools in Ubuntu and Debian Install [...]

Winnie Ondara 1:44 am

How to Update Ubuntu through Terminal

Update ubuntu from terminal

Ubuntu packages can be managed by using command lines like apt or GUI tools like software updater such as for the updates. Keeping your system updated will help you protect your computer against vulnerabilities and intrusions. This article will show you the different [...]

Jamie Arthur 12:20 pm

How to Check Ubuntu Version Using Command Line

check ubuntu version

In this guide, we will show you how you can easily check which version of Ubuntu you have on your system. There are 2 main ways you can achieve this Using the Terminal Using the GUI So let's dive in [...]

Jamie Arthur 6:40 am

Learn How to Install the Latest Eclipse on Ubuntu

Install eclipse oxygen ubuntu

Eclipse is a free integrated development environment IDE which is used by programmers around to write software mostly in Java but also in other major programming languages via Eclipse plugins. Eclipse is not only good at developing applications but you [...]

Ahmed Abdalhamid 6:59 am

Learn How to Install Pip on Ubuntu

install pip ubuntu

Pip is a package manager that facilitates the installation and management of Python software packages, for instance, those contained in the Python Package Index (PyPI). In this article, I am going to show you how to install and use pip on Ubuntu [...]

Winnie Ondara 8:13 am