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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? […]

February 5, 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 […]

February 3, 2014 | By
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How to Install tmux and Manage Multiple Linux Terminals

A Linux system administrator usually work from remote to manage his server. While managing those servers, he may use SSH connection to the servers. Have you ever face the situation where you need more console at the same time? If you are remote via SSH to the machines, you can open more window to create […]

January 29, 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 […]

January 27, 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 […]

January 23, 2014 | By
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dstat Tool to Monitor Processor, Memory, Network Performance on Linux Server

One of system administrator main job is to monitor server performance, such as processor, memory, network, and system utilization. The servers should always in its best performance and should be available when needed. To monitor all of those components in Linux system, we already know iostat (monitor system input output), vmstat (monitor memory utilization) and […]

January 21, 2014 | 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 […]

January 16, 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 […]

January 14, 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. […]

January 10, 2014 | By
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How To Install Dropbox In Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

"Dropbox is a free service that lets you bring your photos, docs, and videos anywhere and share them easily. Dropbox was founded in 2007 by Drew Houston and Arash Ferdowsi, two MIT students tired of emailing files to themselves to work from more than one computer." In this article I will teach you how to […]

January 10, 2014 | By
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How To Install Sublime Text Editor In Linux

In this tutorial I will teach you how to install Sublime Text in your linux machine. Sublime Text is a shiny text editor for code, markup and prose. 1. Download Sublime Text for linux. 2. Open a new terminal. If you use Ubuntu press CTRL + ALT + T on your keyboard and a terminal […]

January 10, 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 […]

January 9, 2014 | By
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Python Programming - Solving Our First Problem

Since there are many python people out there and they are not at the same level in python programming language I have decided to make different types of tutorials. In this article I will use my lovely tool (python) to solve a very simple math problem. Level Of This Tutorial: Beginner What You Need To […]

January 9, 2014 | By
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How To Open Terminal In A Very Easy Way In Ubuntu

Becoming a linux ninja means no free time! You have to sacrifise pretty much everything and try new tips everyday. In this article we will teach you how to open your terminal from nautilus by right clicking inside a directory or inside the Desktop. What do we need to do? We need a very simple […]

January 9, 2014 | By
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