LINUX HOWTO

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

What are the Best Youtube Video Downloader for Ubuntu

youtube downloader linux

Downloading videos from Youtube to your PC comes in handy especially when you know you are going to be offline for long periods of time, for instance when you are catching a flight or a train. What's more is that [...]

Winnie Ondara 4:54 am

Linux: How to Restart Nginx on Ubuntu/Centos/Docker

linux restart nginx

How often do you restart ngnix service on Linux webserver? This blog post will cover various ways to restart Nginx on a Linux system via command line and on Nginx running in a docker container. I have covered on both on a [...]

Josphat Mutai 6:16 am

Xrdp - Connect Ubuntu Linux Remote Desktop via RDP from Windows

xrdp linux desktop remote rdp

How often do you access Linux Desktop? What tools do you use to access remote desktop? Xrdp is an open source tool which allows users to access the Linux remote desktop via Windows RDP. Apart from Windows RDP, xrdp tool also accepts [...]

Alain Francois 12:25 pm

Learn About Linux Bash for Loop with Examples

bash for loop

How to make automation with bash for loop under Linux/UNIX operating system? How do I use break, continue and the parameter for loop control expression? How to act on files using for loop? For loop is a very useful tool [...]

Ahmed Abdalhamid 8:07 am

How to Delete Line in VIM on Linux

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How to delete lines from Vim? How to delete ranges of lines? How to delete lines by a given pattern? Let's cover in this article different ways to delete lines in Vim editor. Delete a single line Delete all lines Delete [...]

Winnie Ondara 6:56 am

Learn How to Get Linux IP Address in Different Ways

Get IP Address Linux Systems

How many commands you know to get IP address on your Linux systems? In this article, we'll discuss a few ways to get IP address as well as public IP on Linux. ifconfig command ip addr Hostname -I command nmcli command ip [...]

Winnie Ondara 3:43 pm

How to Restart Networking in Ubuntu

how to restart networking in ubuntu

How often do you restart your network services? Sometimes you might need to troubleshoot your network connection in case you have made changes to your network or simply cannot access the internet. In this article, we'll focus on how you [...]

Jamie Arthur 12:05 am

How to Sort all Files by Size Using ls command in Linux

ls command sort by size linux

The ls command is most popular and very useful command for listing the content of directories. In this article, we will explain how to use  ls sort option to list directory content by size. 1) List Files in the directory by size (Sorting) [...]

Ahmed Abdalhamid 3:27 pm

Find How to Stop and Restart Apache on Linux Systems

stop and restart apache linux

As we all know, Apache is a free and open source cross-platform web server that is used to serve both static and dynamic web pages. on the web. In this article, we'll focus on how you can start and restart [...]

Jamie Arthur 6:55 am

What is the Function of Shebang in Linux?

bash shebang linux

The #! characters form a magic number. We embed these magic number in any scripts under UNIX / Linux operating systems to tell the kernel what interpreter to execute, to read our script. Like Linux shell, Python, Perl and R [...]

Ahmed Abdalhamid 8:01 am

What is My DNS Server? Know 4 Methods to Check IP Address

check what is my dns server

If you have used Internet there is a pretty good chance that you have used DNS even without realizing it. DNS is the acronym for Domain Name System. What it basically does is translating domain names into machine readable IP [...]

Nishali Wijesinghe 2:29 am

Discover the Best 7 Ways to Create a File in Linux Terminal

linux create file

In this article, I will show you how to create a file from a Linux terminal. There are many text editors like (vim, nano, vi) and many commands like (cat, echo, printf, touch) to create a file in the Linux [...]

Ahmed Abdalhamid 8:25 am

RPM Commands in Linux with Examples

RPM Commands Linux

RPM(Redhat Package Manager) is a command line package management utility used for installing, uninstalling, updating, querying and verifying software packages. This article I will explain some of the most common Linux rpm commands for a system admin. Some of the [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 1:30 am

How to Install Streamlink Twitch Gui on Arch Linux

Streamlink Twitch Gui Arch Linux

Streamlink enables you to watch videos from various online video streams in popular video players like mpv, MPlayer, and VLC. Streamlink is a command-line tool written in Python, it was forked from Livestreamer but "Streamlink Twitch GUI' is a graphical version of [...]

Josphat Mutai 12:05 am