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How to Copy File Permissions and Ownership to Another File in Linux

Assuming you have two files or you have just created a new file and want it to have the same permissions and ownership of an older file.<p>In this …

Linux

Cryptmount - A Utility to Create Encrypted Filesystems in Linux

<b>Cryptmount</b> is a powerful utility which allows any user to access encrypted filesystems on-demand under GNU/Linux systems without requiring root …

Linux

Linux touch command tutorial for beginners (6 examples)

Sometimes, while working on the command line in Linux, you might want to create a new file. Or, there may be times when the requirement is to change …

Linux

How To Securely Hide Files And Folders In Windows 10 With Command Prompt

Everyone using the computer is extremely concerned about his personal files and folders. It doesn’t matter what stuff a person saves on his computer, …

Linux yes Command Tutorial for Beginners (with Examples)

Most of the Linux commands you encounter do not depend on other operations for users to unlock their full potential, but there exists a small subset …

Linux

Linux rm Command Explained for Beginners (8 Examples)

Deleting files is a fundamental operation, just like copying files or renaming/moving them. In Linux, there's a dedicated command - dubbed rm - that …

Linux

Linux mkdir Command Explained for Beginners (with examples)

At any given time on the command line, you are in a directory. So it speaks for itself how integral directories are to the command line. In Linux, …

Linux

How to Find Size of a Directory in Linux Command Line

<b>Question: How do I find the size of a directory in Linux command line?</b><p><b>Answer</b>: The size of a folder or directory in Linux can be found using the du …

Linux

Docker for Beginners Part 1 – Containers and Virtual Machines

Part 1 - Containers and Virtual Machines<p>Hello!<p>This is the <b>Part 1</b> from the Docker series - Docker for Beginners in 8 Parts. In this post we're going to …

DevOps

Learn XZ (Lossless Data Compression Tool) in Linux with Examples

<b>xz</b> is a new general-purpose, command line data compression utility, similar to <b>gzip</b> and <b>bzip2</b>. It can be used to compress or decompress a file …

Linux

Confessions of a Linux lover

It all began with a dual-boot: in layperson’s terms, the option of choosing either Windows or Linux when your computer starts up. I gingerly pressed …

Linux

6 tips for cleaning your computer's hard drive

February 12 is National Clean Out Your Computer Day. Follow these tips to keep your system hard drive clutter-free and help maximize free …

Operating Systems

Demystifying containers using Crystal, Amber, and Docker

If you're like me, you have heard a lot about Docker and containerization, but haven't fully tapped into it's potential, or you aren't sure why or …

DevOps

What are the Different Types of Virtualization in Cloud Computing?

<b>The streamlined efficiency of IT landscapes, improved operation time, optimized hardware spending and facilitated troubleshooting are among the</b> …

Cloud Computing

How To: Use Remote Port Forwarding to Slip Past Firewall Restrictions Unnoticed

Local port forwarding is good when you want to use SSH to pivot into a non-routable network. But if you want to access services on a network when you …

Linux

Powershell Script to Get CPU,Memory and C Drive utilization(Server Health Check)

Hi, I wrote a simple powershell script to get CPU Load, Memory utilization and C drive Utilization for a list of servers from a text file. So, this …

Linux

How to Create Custom Header Template for Shell Scripts in Vim

In this article, we will show you a simple way to configure a custom header for all newly created bash scripts in Vim editor. This means that every …

Linux

Display Command Output or File Contents in Column Format

Are you fed up of viewing congested command output or file content on the terminal. This short article will demonstrate how to display command output …

Linux

How to check spelling at the Linux command line with Aspell

Proper spelling doesn't seem to be very important to many people these days. There are, however, those of us for whom it is. Yes, I <i>am</i> one of those …

Linux

Learn Difference Between “su” and “su -” Commands in Linux

In an earlier article, we have explained to you the difference between sudo and su commands in Linux. These are two important commands used to …

Linux

Enable Debugging Mode in SSH to Troubleshoot Connectivity Issues

In this article, we will show you how to turn on debugging mode while running SSH in Linux. This will enable you to see what actually unfolds when …

Linux

How to Run Your Own Public Time Server on Linux

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Linux

How to block SSH access for specific IP addresses

Take every precaution necessary to make sure secure shell is protected. Jack Wallen shows you how to easily block specific IP addresses from gaining …

Linux

How To Open Firewall Ports In Windows 10

If you want to open firewall ports in Windows 10, here’s how you do it.

Firewalls

How to Use Telnet to Test SMTP Communication

Open a telnet session: From a command prompt, type <b>telnet</b>, and then press ENTER.<p>Type <b>set local_echo</b> on a computer running Microsoft Windows® 2000 …

Linux

How to Delete Root Mails (Mailbox) File in Linux

Usually, on a Linux mail server, over the time the size of /var/spool/mail/root file can increase considerably do to various programs, services and …

Linux

How to add a repository on your Linux machine

If you've ever been told to add a repository to a Linux machine and had no idea what that meant, you're in luck. Jack Wallen explains this necessary …

Linux

6 Online Tools for Generating and Testing Cron Jobs for Linux

As a Linux system administrator, you can perform time-based scheduling of jobs/tasks using online cron job services or Cron, a powerful utility …

Linux

How to install Ubuntu Linux on a Chromebook: An official Canonical tutorial

Chromebooks run Chrome OS, which is a very secure Linux distribution. While that operating system is very easy to use, it can sometimes be limited by …

Linux

How to send messages to users logged into your Linux machines

If you want to send a mass message to users who are logged into your Linux servers, Jack Wallen shows you how.<p>Linux is an outstanding solution for …

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