LINUX HOWTO

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

How to Install and Use Netdata Monitoring Tool on Linux

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Netdata is a distributed, near real-time, scalable & performance and health monitoring solution for Linux, FreeBSD and MacOS. Yes! It is open-source too. It has been developed in such a way that it can be installed on each Linux system, without interrupting or dead-locking the currently running [...]

Yash Vasa 1:45 am

How to Upgrade Individual Packages in Ubuntu/CentOS

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In this article, we'll dive deep and see how we can upgrade specific packages in Ubuntu/CentOS distributions. Once in a while, you may be required to upgrade certain packages and leave others in their default versions. One reason for this [...]

Jamie Arthur 12:05 am

How to Create and Remove alias in Linux

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Aliases are very useful when it comes to fast working in Linux. We can use alias to run a long or hard remember command with a simple word. There are two types of aliases – temporary and permanent. In this [...]

Hayk Gevorgyan 3:05 am

Dutree – Command Line Disk Usage Analysis Tool on Linux

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DUtree is a combination of Durep and Tree. Durep creates disk usage reports with graphs which allows us to identify which directories are using the most space. Although durep can produce text output similar to du, its real power is the [...]

Yash Vasa 12:05 am

How to Check Execution Time of a Process in Linux

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Have you been wondering how you can find an execution time of a process in Linux or Unix system?. This guide will show you a number of tools which comes in handy when trying to find execution time of a [...]

Josphat Mutai 2:12 am

How to Split Large Text File into Smaller Files in Linux

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Linux has several utilities for breaking down large files into small files. Split and csplit are two of the popular commands which are used for this purpose. These utilities will help to break down big log files and even archive [...]

Saheetha Shameer 12:05 am

How to Recover Deleted File Using ext3grep on Ubuntu

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Sometimes, especially on the command line, it happens that you delete a file or directory unintentionally. Ext3grep is a solution to recover deleted files. Ext3grep fetches information from the file system journal for recovering the deleted files or directory. Ext3grep can recover [...]

Yash Vasa 12:05 am

How to Enable or Disable Services in Ubuntu Systemd/Upstart

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Often, there is a need to enable or disable services temporarily or permanently on our Ubuntu system. Sometimes, we may require certain services to start up automatically on boot up e.g ssh or web servers and sometimes we may need [...]

Jamie Arthur 12:05 am

fkill - Interactive Tool to Kill Processes in Linux

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In this guide, I'll demonstrate how you can use fkill-cli to easily kill a process on Linux. fkill-cli is a command line tool written in Nodejs which makes process management on Linux, macOS, and Windows simpler. It provides a guided way [...]

Josphat Mutai 12:47 am

netctl - Setup Wifi and Static IP on Arch Linux

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This guide will concentrate on how to setup wifi on Arch Linux using netctl command line tool. Netctl is a CLI-based tool used to configure and manage network connections via profiles on Arch Linux. This command should be provided by the base packages [...]

Josphat Mutai 12:05 am

How to Use Truncate Command in Linux

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Welcome to our guide on how to use Truncate Command in Linux. The Linux truncate command is often used to shrink or extend the size of each FILE to the specified size. The final size of the file depends on [...]

Josphat Mutai 12:05 am

How to Update and Install Latest Chrome in Linux/Ubuntu

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In this guide, I'm going to show you how to Install the latest Chrome and run it from Terminal on Ubuntu Linux. If you are open source fan, use Chromium which is the open source version of proprietary Google Chrome [...]

Josphat Mutai 12:05 am

2 Ways to Limit CPU Usage of a Process in Linux

Limit CPU Usage Process Linux

While administering your Linux system you need to limit the CPU usage of a process because it can consume more CPU usage and affects the performance of the whole system. This tutorial I will show how you can control CPU time [...]

Alain Francois 12:05 am

How to Install and Use Pacaur on Arch Linux

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In this guide, we're going to look at the installation and usage of Pacaur on Arch Linux. Pacaur is an AUR helper which aims at minimizing user prompts and interactions. It works with both official Arch repositories and AUR.  If [...]

Josphat Mutai 12:05 am