LINUX HOWTO

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

How to Use GUI Login with XDMCP Service to Access Remote GUI

XDMCP Linux

In this article, I will show you how to configure your Linux system to use graphical (GUI) login with XDMCP service to access remote GUI. Most Linux admins work from shell and there is not much requirement to connect to [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 9:16 pm

How to Backup LVM Configuration on Linux (vgcfgbackup & vgcfgrestore)

LVM Backup

Due to several reason a volume group may become corrupted after unintended user intervention. LVM will not be aware of this situation unless the alternate is already on the volume group, and may allow to add the alternate path to [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 9:14 pm

How to Setup Passwordless Ssh Login in Linux Systems

ssh-password-less

Hi all, today we'll gonna learn how we can setup Passwordless SSH Logon to Linux systems. Only the workstations having the correct matching key pair (private and public) will be allowed to logon to the SSH server, without the key paring, [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 9:12 pm

How to Create Partition in Linux using fdisk Tool

df-h

Fdisk is a command line utility that provides disk partitioning functions for various operating systems. It was originally developed by IBM in 1983 and since then it was used on most operating systems from DOS to Windows and to Unix-based systems. [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 9:09 pm

Learn 5 Simple Tips to Fix Booting Issues in Linux

Booting Linux

As for many systems, you can use it every day but it can happen that for some reason, your system doesn't boot and you need to know how you can do in these situations. Some Linux distributions don't offer a [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 4:36 pm

How to Setup Ethernet Bonding in Linux

ethernet bonding

Ethernet bonding is a method of combining (joining) two or more network interfaces together into a single virtual NIC card which may increase the bandwidth and provides redundancy of NIC Cards. Linux allows to bond multiple network interfaces using a special [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 4:12 pm

How to Scan Lun from a Redhat Linux Vmware Guest OS with Examples

Storage Linux

In this blog, I will show how to scan LUN from a Redhat Linux Vmware Guest OS (This example is from RHEL3). Once LUNs are mapped for VM's, it should be made visible to the OS. Below commands helps to [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 4:09 pm

How to Forcefully Unmount NFS Mounted Directory in Linux

NFS Linux

When you do an NFS mount, it sometimes shows busy status, in such case we need to perform force unmount in a graceful way. There are different ways and options we can try out if normal nfs unmount fails. Usually, [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 12:21 pm

Easy Steps Enabling SNMP and Configuration In Linux

SNMP Linux

Before I explain about Linux SNMP configuration, I'll let you know what is SNMP. Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) is a well known protocol for network management. It is really hard to manage large networks that have thousands of network device. [...]

jomos 12:17 pm

How to Use Linux Tr Command with Examples

Linux Tr command

The tr command is used in Linux for translating characters. it needs two sets of characters. It replaces occurrences of the characters in the first set with the corresponding character from the second set. For example, tr command can be used [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 12:01 pm

How to Set and View StickyBit, SUID & SGID in Linux with Examples

Sticky Bit , GUID , SUID

In this article, we explain special permissions that work on files and directories named as Stickybit, SUID and SGID. What is  Sticky Bit The sticky bit works on directories only. If a user wants to create or delete a file/directory [...]

Raghu 9:22 pm