LINUX HOWTO

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

How to Configure sources.list on Debian 10

Debian is one of the most popular Linux distributions of all time, and now it got a new version release Debian 10 Buster. There is a lot of derivatives that came out of Debian, of which the most popular is [...]

Slavisa Milojkovic 4:00 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

How to Add an Item in a List Using Python Append() Command

how to append Item list python

We have a list of numbers or strings, and we want to append items to a list. Basically, we can use the append method to achieve what we want. The append() method adds a single item to the existing list. It [...]

Ahmed Abdalhamid 5:26 am

Horde vs Roundcube vs Squirrelmail - Which Works Best

Webmail is a great way to access your emails from different devices and when you are away from your home.  Now, most web hosting companies include email with their server plans. And all of them offer the same three, webmail [...]

Slavisa Milojkovic 3:00 am

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 Fix 'add-apt-repository command not found' on Ubuntu & Debian

In some cases on Linux Mint, Linux Lite, Zorin OS, elementary OS and other Ubuntu based distros, as well as Ubuntu and Debian, you’ll see the error that add-apt-repository command is missing. $ sudo: add-apt-repository: command not found This tutorial [...]

Slavisa Milojkovic 3:00 am

StickyBit, SUID and SGID in Linux with Examples

In this article, we explain special permissions that work on files and directories named as Stickybit, SUID and SGID. The sticky bit works on directories only. If a user wants to create or delete a file/directory in some directory, he [...]

Raghu 2:00 am

How to List Cron Jobs in Linux

List cron jobs linux

For linux to automatically perform tasks that you would otherwise have to perform yourself, such as running scripts and executing specific commands, we use a tool called cron. On Linux systems, the cron utility is the preferred way to automate [...]

Slavisa Milojkovic 6:00 am

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, short [...]

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 Find/Change Ubuntu Default Root Password

Change default ubuntu root password

Before I explain how to change the default password, its good to know about "Root SuperUser" and "sudo user" in Linux. In any Linux, as also in any Ubuntu version, there is a SuperUser named root, the Windows equivalent of [...]

Slavisa Milojkovic 2:30 pm

How to Delete Files and Directories in Linux

How to delete files in Linux

You may, in some cases, need to delete directories and files that you do not need to free up space on your hard drive. In this brief tutorial, you will learn how to delete files and directories in Linux. To [...]

Jamie Arthur 7:32 pm

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 Install Terraform on CentOS 7/Ubuntu 18.04

How to install terraform on centos and ubuntu

Terraform is a software which allows you to manage cloud infrastructure resources from code efficiently. You can use Terraform to build, change, and version infrastructure deployed on proprietary cloud providers or your own infrastructure on premises. It supports cloud service [...]

Slavisa Milojkovic 12:05 am