LINUX HOWTO

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

How to Check Cron Logs on Ubuntu 18.04

check cron Logs Ubuntu

In this article, we'll look at how to check cron logs and monitor jobs in real time in Ubuntu 18.04. A cron job is a task scheduler used for automation of repetitive tasks in a Linux environment. It is normally executed at a [...]

Jamie Arthur 5:42 am

How to Install Asterisk 15 on Ubuntu 18.04 from Source

Install Asterisk Ubuntu

In this article, I will explain how to install Asterisk 15 on Ubuntu 18.04 from source. The new version, the Asterisk 15, is bringing us a lot of new functionality. Top of the list, new SIP stack, called pjsip is [...]

Mihajlo Milenovic 12:05 am

How to Install Nvidia Drivers on Ubuntu 18.04

Install Nvidia Drivers ubuntu

In this article, I will show you how to install latest Nvidia drivers on Ubuntu 18.04 Desktop from the terminal. It may happen that the graphics drivers included in Ubuntu for your graphics card are not fully adapted. In the case, [...]

Alain Francois 4:15 am

How to List Files of Deb Package Before Installing

List Files Debian Package without installing

The typical question before installing a new deb package on our system is that what are the actual files were installed and where new files are located. The critical situation is raised when an unwanted file is replaced which you [...]

Yash Vasa 2:10 am

How to Setup UFW Firewall on Ubuntu 18.04

Setup UFW firewall ubuntu

In this article, I'll show you how to setup UFW firewall on Ubuntu 18.04. In Ubuntu, the default firewall is UFW, short for Uncomplicated FireWall. It has been around since Ubuntu 18.04 release and was built to simplify iptables configuration which [...]

Jamie Arthur 8:43 am

How to Install Java 8 on Ubuntu 18.04

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In this article, we'll focus on how to install java on Ubuntu 18.04 from the terminal. We will begin by installing the default JDK/JRE. Java is an application that is a prerequisite in a wide range of software such as Tomcat [...]

Jamie Arthur 2:19 am

How to Install LAMP on Ubuntu

install lamp stack ubuntu

In this tutorial, I'll explain how to install LAMP stack with WordPress on our latest Ubuntu 18.04 server. LAMP stands for Linux-Apache-MySQL-PHP. It's a group of free software which can be installed together to build a server to host dynamic, [...]

Saheetha Shameer 12:50 am

How to Install Node.js from Ubuntu Linux Terminal

Install NodeJS Linux

In this tutorial, I will show you how to install the latest Nodejs on Ubuntu 18.04, CentOS 7 and Arch Linux from the terminal. Node.js is an open-source, free, cross-platform JavaScript run-time environment which is responsible for executing JavaScript code on server. [...]

Hayk Gevorgyan 12:05 am

How to Install Teamviewer on Ubuntu 18.04

Install teamviewer ubuntu linux

In this article, we are going to show you how to install Teamviewer on your Ubuntu 18.04 and Debian 9.4 system from the command line. Teamviewer is a software application that allows users to securely gain remote access to any [...]

Jamie Arthur 12:42 pm

2 Ways to SSH into a Running Docker Container

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In this blog post, we'll look at how to get bash shell on a Docker container running in the background. It will also cover how to ssh into a docker container that was started and left running in the background [...]

Josphat Mutai 12:05 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 Install Adobe Flash Player using Ubuntu Linux Terminal

Install adobe flash player linux

Adobe Flash player is a plugin that is integrated with your browser and allows a user to stream or watch videos e.g. on sites like YouTube. Nowadays, flash is not required in modern browsers like Google Chrome and has been [...]

Jamie Arthur 8:56 am

6 Commands to Clear Linux Terminal

clear linux terminal

Sometimes, as you go about running commands on a Linux terminal, you may feel that the terminal is somewhat 'filled up' with commands and outputs of those commands. Therefore, you may want to clear the terminal to declutter it and [...]

Jamie Arthur 2:16 am

How to Find Packages Owns Specific File on Ubuntu

Find packages owns specific file

This guide is meant to help you identify a package that owns/provides a specific file on your Ubuntu system. All commands on this article have been tested on Ubuntu 18.04 and Ubuntu 16.04 Desktop and Server edition. Sometimes it is [...]

Josphat Mutai 1:13 am