LINUX HOWTO

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

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

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