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Linux touch command - Why do we need to change Timestamp?

We may use touch command in Linux to create an empty file. Of course we can use another command such as vi, nano or any editing tools to do it. But you may need more steps do it. But do know it that the main function of touch command is not create an empty file? […]

Posted on : February 5, 2014 , Last Updated on : January 31, 2014 By
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Moving or Rename File / Directory in Linux - 10 Practical mv Command Examples

After knowing about copy command, the next command which is related is mv command. When you want to move files from one place to another and you don’t want to duplicate it, then mv command is absolutely right for this task. What is mv command mv command is a command that similar with cp, but […]

Posted on : February 3, 2014 , Last Updated on : February 1, 2014 By
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Linux rm Command Examples - Should be Aware and Cautious

When a file no longer needed, we may delete it to save storage space. On Linux system, we can use rm command to do it. What is rm rm is a command to delete a file / directory without confirmation by default. Because of this behavior, users should really sure before deleting files. Run rm […]

Posted on : January 27, 2014 , Last Updated on : January 25, 2014 By
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Create Directory - Subdirectory, What more mkdir Command can do in Linux

After knowing about ls command for listing entries inside the directory, we are now moving to creating a directory in Linux system. On Linux, we can use mkdir command. Mkdir is short for “make directory”. In this article, we show 5 usages of mkdir command. 1) mkdir default behavior You can type mkdir directly from your […]

Posted on : January 23, 2014 , Last Updated on : April 8, 2017 By
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Linux 'make' Command Explained With Examples

The make command in Linux is one of the most frequently used commands by the system administrators and the programmers. While it helps administrators in compiling and installing many open source utilities through command line, programmers use it to manage the compilation of their large and complicated projects. In this article, we will discuss the […]

Posted on : January 16, 2014 , Last Updated on : January 14, 2014 By
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15 Linux cp Command Examples - Create a Copy of Files and Directories

Copying files or directories is one of basic activity in every operating system. Backup activity is basically is creating a copy of files and directories. On Linux system, we can use cp command to do it. What is copy command As we mentioned above, cp command is a command to create copy of files and […]

Posted on : January 14, 2014 , Last Updated on : January 13, 2014 By
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Linux pwd command - Know Your Current Working Directory

Where you are inside a deep directory, sometimes you may want to know where exactly you are. With this pwd command, you can do it. What is pwd Pwd is a command to print name of current / working directory. When we are “lost” into a deep directory, we can always reveal where we are. […]

Posted on : January 10, 2014 , Last Updated on : January 9, 2014 By
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20 Linux ls Command Examples to Display the Entries of Directory

One of the basic command in Linux is ls. Without this command, we may find difficulties to explore the content if directories. This command must known by everyone who want to learn Linux. What is ls ls command is used to list files and directories. By default, it will be list the content of current […]

Posted on : January 9, 2014 , Last Updated on : January 9, 2014 By
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How To Get FileZilla 3.7.3 Client In Linux

Filezilla is a free cross-platform FTP solution that runs on Windows, Linux, *BSD, and Mac OS X. It supports resume and transfer of files larger than 4 GB, remote file editing and remote file search. If you like, you can read the full list of FileZilla's features below, but the intention of this article is […]

Posted on : January 7, 2014 , Last Updated on : January 7, 2014 By
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userdel Command - Delete User Account from Linux system

Maintaining users on the server means add them, modify them and delete them. When a user is no longer need on the system for any reasons, we should delete it to avoid security breach. On Linux system we have userdel command to delete a user What is userdel Userdel is a low level utility for […]

Posted on : January 1, 2014 , Last Updated on : December 31, 2013 By
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How To Use 7zip Archiver On Linux Command Line

If you are a windows user, you'd have definitely used the 7zip file archiver. It not only has the highest compression ratio but it also supports a host of archive formats like 7z, LZMA2, XZ, ZIP, Zip64, CAB, RAR, and more. In this article, we will discuss how to use the 7zip archiver on Linux […]

Posted on : January 1, 2014 , Last Updated on : December 31, 2013 By
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Linux free Command - Display Free and used Memory in the System

System administrator must maintain the health of their server. One of the critical component is memory. When server memory is full utilized, it can slow down the server performance. To monitor memory utilization, Linux have another command that called free. What is free command Free command is a tool that can display amount of free […]

Posted on : December 28, 2013 By
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Understanding Linux cd Command with Examples

The cd command is the most basic command in *nix world. What linux cd command does is it changes your current working directory. This article details about this command, what this command can do and the internals about the command. cd command: An internal command The BASH shell is the default shell in most Linux […]

Posted on : December 26, 2013 By
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How To Install VLC Media Player 2.1.2 In Ubuntu / Fedora / OpenSuse

VLC is a simple and fast media player that runs on all platforms such as Windows, Mac OS X, Unix and Linux. It is free and open source, so if you guys are paranoid about spywares, feel free to study the code and if you find anything suspicious share it with the linux community. According […]

Posted on : December 23, 2013 , Last Updated on : December 23, 2013 By
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