LINUX HOWTO

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

How to Get List of all Owners of Files in a Linux Directory

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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

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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

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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

gotop - A Tool to Monitor System Activity in Linux

gotop linux monitor tool

Every Linux administrator has it's own preferences on how to monitor processes in terminal. And you probably know about tools like top and htop. These are tools for process monitoring in terminal without any visualization. And you probably know about [...]

Hayk Gevorgyan 12:57 am

Tuptime - Tool to Display Uptime History of Linux System

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The primary task of the system administrators is monitoring and examine Linux system and how long its been promenade. This article demonstrates use of Tuptime tool that help's System Administrators to analyse how long Linux machine is up and running. [...]

Yash Vasa 12:05 am

How to Create Bootable Ubuntu USB flash Drive from Terminal

Create Bootable Ubuntu USB flash

In this article, we are going to show how to create a bootable USB flash drive from the terminal. We are going to use Ubuntu 18.04 ISO file for creating a bootable USB flash drive. You can download mentioned .ISO [...]

Hayk Gevorgyan 12:05 am

How to Use tcpdump Commands with Examples

tcpdump linux commands

Tcpdump is a network troubleshooting command which is also known as a packet sniffer is used to capture and display packets from a network. Tcpdump allows users to capture and display TCP/IP and other packets being transmitted or received over [...]

Alain Francois 1:20 am

16 Tar Commands to Compress and Extract Files in Linux

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Tar is a command line tool used to create and manipulate archive files in Linux and Unix systems. Tar can extract from tar, pax, cpio, zip, jar, ar, and ISO 9660 cdrom images and can create respective archives. Below is [...]

Josphat Mutai 1:02 am

How to Synchronize Time using NTP Server in Ubuntu

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NTP (Network Time Protocol) is a protocol that synchronizes your system’s time with online NTP servers to an accuracy of just a few milliseconds. NTP listens on UDP port 123. In this article, we are going to see how you [...]

Jamie Arthur 1:24 am

How to use Docker without sudo on Ubuntu

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This article I will show you how to enter docker command without using sudo command on Ubuntu Linux machine. If you use Docker for testing and development on your local machine, you probably experienced of those messages. $ docker run [...]

Mihajlo Milenovic 12:05 am