LINUX HOWTO

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

Set Time/Date/Timezone in Ubuntu Linux

How to set time and time zone in ubuntu linux

Time is an important aspect in Linux systems especially in critical services such as cron jobs. Having the correct time on the server ensures that the server operates in a healthy environment that consists of distributed systems and maintains accuracy [...]

Pungki Arianto 8:15 am

Which Linux Distros is Better - Linux Mint or Ubuntu

Compare Linux mint vs ubuntu

You have a lot of Linux popular distributions available as you are spoiled for choices which are generally subject to comparison in order to know the best. Among these popular systems, you have Ubuntu and Linux Mint that attract the [...]

Alain Francois 12:11 pm

Learn How to Install GUI on Ubuntu Server - An Easy Guide

How to install gui on ubuntu server

Usually, it's not advised to run a GUI (Graphical User Interface) on a server system.  Operation on any server should be done on the CLI (Command Line Interface). The primary reason for this is that GUI exerts a lot of [...]

Winnie Ondara 10:31 am

How to Use SSH Commands in Windows 10 Command Prompt

How to ssh from a windows machine to linux

In many cases, to manage your Linux servers, you can need to allow remote access and this can be done via the Secure Shell (SSH). Since many years ago, Linux systems can use the native terminal to use SSH but [...]

Alain Francois 7:51 am

What are the Best Linux Distros for 2019

Here you find the best linux distros

2019 is finally here folks! and what a better way to shed light on some of the best Linux distributions at your disposal. Even we have hundreds of distributions, we have created a list of distro based popularity, features and [...]

Winnie Ondara 4:00 am

How to Sort a List Using Python Sort List() Method

How to sort list in python

We have a list of numbers or strings, and we want to sort the items in this list. Basically, we can either use sort method or sorted function to achieve what we want. The difference between sort and sorted is that [...]

Ahmed Abdalhamid 2:43 am

How to Count Number of Files within a Directory in Linux

count number files directory linux

Have you ever racked your brain for a way that you can count the number of files within a directory and sub directories in Linux? In this brief article, we'll look at how you can do that in a simple [...]

Jamie Arthur 12:05 am

Learn How to Install GCC on Ubuntu with Examples

Install GCC ubuntu

GCC, an acronym standing for GNU Compiler Collection, is a collection of compilers for programming languages including Java, C, and C++. In this guide, we will show you how to install GCC compilers and related tools in Ubuntu and Debian Install [...]

Winnie Ondara 1:44 am

How to Update Ubuntu through Terminal

Update ubuntu from terminal

Ubuntu packages can be managed by using command lines like apt or GUI tools like software updater such as for the updates. Keeping your system updated will help you protect your computer against vulnerabilities and intrusions. This article will show you the different [...]

Jamie Arthur 12:20 pm

How to Check Ubuntu Version Using Command Line

check ubuntu version

In this guide, we will show you how you can easily check which version of Ubuntu you have on your system. There are 2 main ways you can achieve this Using the Terminal Using the GUI So let's dive in [...]

Jamie Arthur 6:40 am

Learn How to Install the Latest Eclipse on Ubuntu

Install eclipse oxygen ubuntu

Eclipse is a free integrated development environment IDE which is used by programmers around to write software mostly in Java but also in other major programming languages via Eclipse plugins. Eclipse is not only good at developing applications but you [...]

Ahmed Abdalhamid 6:59 am

How to Install Pip on Ubuntu

install pip ubuntu

Pip is a package manager that facilitates the installation and management of Python software packages, for instance, those contained in the Python Package Index (PyPI). In this article, I am going to show you how to install and use pip on Ubuntu [...]

Winnie Ondara 8:13 am

How to Sort Files by Date Using LS command in Linux

ls command sort by date

The ls command is used to list directory contents and the results can be sorted upon several criteria such as by date, alphabetical order of filenames, modification time, access time, version and file size. In this article, I will show [...]

Ahmed Abdalhamid 7:09 am

How to Transfer Files on Remote Servers Using SFTP Commands in Linux

sftp commands

SFTP is a protocol that offers a secure and private channel for transfer of files between systems using encryption. A misconception exists about the acronym SFTP, with some thinking it stands for Secure File Transfer Protocol. It stands for SSH [...]

Jamie Arthur 1:03 am