LINUX HOWTO

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

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

install java ubuntu

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 Stack on Ubuntu 18.04

install lamp stack ubuntu

In this article, 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, database-driven [...]

Saheetha Shameer 12:50 am

How to Install Node.js from Linux Terminal

Install NodeJS Linux

In this article, I will show you how to install 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. It [...]

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

get bash ssh docker

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

How to Create Custom Live CD image using Cubic on Ubuntu

install cubic ubuntu

We have the possibility to discover Ubuntu systems with the live mode which simulates the system as if it was installed. The system even not installed has some basic packages that you can use directly. But you can need to [...]

Alain Francois 12:05 am

Angle Grinder - Tool to Format and Parse Log Files in Linux

Angle Grinder parse format logfile

Are you bored opening files in different text editor while working on command line to parse and gain only information that is required. Writing longer commands to slice only required data, or regex commands for formatting. Let's solve your problem [...]

Yash Vasa 12:05 am

How to Keep Processes Running after SSH Logout in Linux

Keep Processes Running After logout

It happens many time that we try to access an app or content, but it ask for re-login or a popup which states your session is timed out. The session generally times out when content is kept idle and no [...]

Yash Vasa 1:51 am