Linux Tools

How to Install and Use Htop on Linux

Htop is very interactive, gives you additional information about running processes, and allows for manipulations such as sorting the list of processes using various criteria and search for a process/kill processes. While top command takes few seconds delay to collect data [...]

Himanshu Arora 3:00 am

How to Use sshfs on Linux

Sshfs is a file system for operating systems that have FUSE (Filesystem in Userspace) implementation. Examples of such operating systems are Linux, Mac OS X and FreeBSD but not limited to these. Sshfs is a great tool as it enables [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 3:00 am

How to Manage Archives with Atool Utility in Linux

Linux provides various tools for archiving and compressing files such as zip, bzip, gzip, tar, rar, etc. There are more tools that are not native to Linux, but provide good archiving and compressing abilities. With such a large number of [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 6:18 pm

Mytop - How to Monitor MySql Performance


Mytop is a very useful program to see what all queries a server is currently processing as well as which user is executing them. Think of mytop as top for mysql. If you see a lot from one particular user, that means [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 6:07 pm

Enhanced Ping Utility in Linux - Sing Tool

Linux Ping Tool

Ping is a great utility to check the network connections and troubleshoot the network related problems. It uses ICMP (Internet Connection Message Protocol) packets to check if a system is up and running. But you cannot do much with ping [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 12:11 pm