Linux Commands

Linux Netstat Commands with Basic and Advanced Examples

Linux Netstat Commands

Netstat is a command line tool that is used to view and monitor network statistics and configurations of a system. This tool is available on both Unix, Linux and Windows NT-based operating systems. Below are some of the activities that [...]

Nishali Wijesinghe 12:05 am

How to Install and Use netcat Command on Linux

Install netcat command linux

This article is going to show how to install netcat tool on linux and use it for TCP/IP networking. Netcat is very useful utility when it comes to TCP/UDP sockets using. This article is going to cover only a very little amount [...]

Hayk Gevorgyan 12:29 am

How to List Users using Linux Command Line

list users linux

The main job of a system admin is configuring and managing users and groups. In this article, I will show you how to list users in Linux using the command line. Commands that I show would work on all Linux [...]

Yash Vasa 3:33 am

How to Check Service Running on Specific Port on Linux

Check Service Running Port

Occasionally, we may need to check out the default port number of specific services/protocols or services listening on certain ports on Linux. A number of command line tools are available to help you search port names and numbers in your [...]

Jamie Arthur 3:23 am

4 Tools to Browse Internet from Linux Terminal

Browse Internet Command Line

In this article, we'll focus on how you can browse the internet from Linux command line using text-based browsers. Text browsers are browsers that only render the text contents of a web page, leaving out all the graphical content including [...]

Jamie Arthur 12:05 am

6 Commands to Clear Linux Terminal

clear linux terminal

Sometimes, as you go about running commands on a Linux terminal, you may feel that the terminal is somewhat 'filled up' with commands and outputs of those commands. Therefore, you may want to clear the terminal to declutter it and [...]

Jamie Arthur 2:16 am

How to Find Packages Owns Specific File on Ubuntu

Find packages owns specific file

This guide is meant to help you identify a package that owns/provides a specific file on your Ubuntu system. All commands on this article have been tested on Ubuntu 18.04 and Ubuntu 16.04 Desktop and Server edition. Sometimes it is [...]

Josphat Mutai 1:13 am

14 tcpdump Commands to Capture Network Traffic in Linux

tcpdump linux commands

Tcpdump is a network troubleshooting command which is also known as a packet sniffer is used to capture and display packets from a network. tcpdump allows users to capture and display TCP/IP and other packets being transmitted or received over the network to [...]

Alain Francois 1:20 am

16 Tar Commands to Compress and Extract Files in Linux

tar compress extract linux

Tar is a command line tool used to create and manipulate archive files in Linux and Unix systems. Tar can extract from tar, pax, cpio, zip, jar, ar, and ISO 9660 cdrom images and can create respective archives. Below is [...]

Josphat Mutai 1:02 am

How to Limit Process at User Level on Linux

limit process user linux

Ulimit, as the name signifies, is the user resource limits defined by users for their respective processes. It provides control over the resources available to the shell and to processes started by it, on systems that allow such control. That [...]

Alain Francois 2:00 am

How to Upgrade Individual Packages in Ubuntu/CentOS

upgrade specific package linux

In this article, we'll dive deep and see how we can upgrade specific packages in Ubuntu/CentOS distributions. Once in a while, you may be required to upgrade certain packages and leave others in their default versions. One reason for this [...]

Jamie Arthur 12:05 am

How to Create and Remove alias in Linux

create remove alias linux

Aliases are very useful when it comes to fast working in Linux. We can use alias to run a long or hard remember command with a simple word. There are two types of aliases – temporary and permanent. In this [...]

Hayk Gevorgyan 3:05 am

Dutree – Command Line Disk Usage Analysis Tool on Linux

dutree disk usage tool linux

DUtree is a combination of Durep and Tree. Durep creates disk usage reports with graphs which allows us to identify which directories are using the most space. Although durep can produce text output similar to du, its real power is the [...]

Yash Vasa 12:05 am

How to Check Execution Time of a Process in Linux

linux process execution time

Have you been wondering how you can find an execution time of a process in Linux or Unix system?. This guide will show you a number of tools which comes in handy when trying to find execution time of a [...]

Josphat Mutai 2:12 am