Found 1439 Articles for Linux

Requirements of Linux System Administrator

Updated on 23-Nov-2023 09:01:41


Linux is a type of operating system that is used in many computers that acts as a common platform between hardware and software applications. It is not only implemented in computers but also in mobile phones, laptops, and tab. Linux OS can be installed and used for free as it comes under Open source. The Linux System Administrator is a position in Information Technology (IT) companies in the backend to maintain and install the Linux operating system in different computers for the workflow of the respective organization. So certain requirements of the Linux System administrator are needed and are discussed ... Read More

Puppy Linux Operating System

Updated on 23-Nov-2023 08:39:07


Puppy Linux is a version of the Linux operating system which is created for small, portable, and versatile usage for home user systems. It has been developed by Barry Kauler in the year June 2003. The complete package of the system can be operated with 300MB for 32-bit and 600MB for 64-bit operating systems. Initially, it was developed to support minimum storage to run all the Linux configurations and later it contains all the standard user applications with inbuilt ISO downloaded to the system. Puppy OS takes size as the major factor to provide hardware and memory support to personal ... Read More

Progress of a Process

Updated on 22-Nov-2023 18:19:04


In an operating system, the Process involves changing from one state to another state according to the specific condition such as the CPU, Input/output devices, and the user. There are some states available in the operating system such as new, waiting, ready, running, suspend ready or suspend wait. Progress can be seen through these process states to reach the destination. Progress of a process is one of the solutions to the critical section problem. The critical section affects the progress of a process when multiple processes are allowed in a system. Progress of a Process in the Operating System A Process in ... Read More Alternatives

Shirjeel Yunus
Updated on 14-Nov-2023 14:39:57


What is is an app which users can use to create their own server, documents, blogs, spreadsheets, task lists, and many other things. It is an open-source app and is compatible with only x86-64 Linux systems. It can be used easily as there is no need to write any code no command lines, no config files, and no requirement of databases. The platform is secure and all your apps will be secured and cannot be accessed by any unauthorized users. Top 10 Alternatives There are many alternatives to and some of them have been discussed here ... Read More

Preserve Linebreaks When Storing Command Output to a Variable

Prateek Jangid
Updated on 13-Sep-2023 10:41:44


In Linux, command substitution allows a user to use the output of a command as an argument for other commands. Here you can substitute all commands that can write standard output. Moreover, you can use the command substitution to create a shell script and save the command's output as a variable. Some of the output consists of multiple lines, so the output may not appear in the same pattern when you perform command substitution. When you don't use the proper shell variable, the output shows in a single line, i.e., without preserving the linebreaks. In this tutorial, we will look ... Read More

EasyTAG: A Tool for Viewing and Editing Tags in Audio and Video Files

Prateek Jangid
Updated on 13-Sep-2023 10:39:46


EasyTAG comes in handy when editing associated text tags of an image, audio, or video. It is an open-source, cross-platform, feature-rich, and free tool released under the GNU General Public License. EasyTAG tool acts as a backbone for animation, video, audio, application, etc., in which the details of the files, like tags, data, and image information, can be edited. EasyTAG also supports ID3 tags using the tag manipulation library of the MAD project. Originally, EasyTAG was designed to organize the music collection and is available for different platforms, including Windows and macOS. EasyTAG currently has various features, including: ... Read More

dutree – A CLI Tool to Analyze Disk Usage in Coloured Output

Prateek Jangid
Updated on 13-Sep-2023 10:30:18


The dutree is an open-source and free command line tool in Linux that lets you analyze disk usage and display the output in a colored format. This command combines two well-known Linux commands, the durep (generates disk usage report) and the tree (lists the contents of a directory in tree format) commands, and their attributes, written in the Rust language. Whenever you use this command to determine disk usage, it displays the result in a tree-like format. The dutree command is mainly used to see which directories and files take up the most space on the hard disk and lists ... Read More

How to Check Integrity of File and Directory Using AIDE in Linux?

Satish Kumar
Updated on 31-Aug-2023 14:32:32


Introduction Integrity of files and directories is an essential aspect of system security and data protection. File integrity refers to the accuracy and completeness of the information stored in a file, while directory integrity concerns the structure, permissions, ownership, and attributes of directories. When files or directories are tampered with or corrupted, they can cause critical errors, data loss, or even compromise system stability. Therefore, checking file and directory integrity is crucial for ensuring system reliability and preventing security breaches. Installing AIDE on Linux Requirements for Installing AIDE Before installing AIDE, it is important to ensure that the system meets ... Read More

How To Check If File or Directory Exists in Bash?

Satish Kumar
Updated on 31-Aug-2023 14:32:06

1K+ Views

Introduction As a programmer or system administrator, you may need to check for file or directory existence frequently. Bash, which stands for "Bourne-Again SHell", is a Unix-based command-line interface that provides powerful scripting capabilities. In this article, we will explore how to check if a file or directory exists in Bash. Checking for File Existence In Bash scripting, it is common to check whether a file exists before performing certain operations on it. Fortunately, Bash provides several ways to accomplish this task. Using the "test" Command The "test" command is a built-in Bash command used to check various conditions and ... Read More

How to Check Disk Space in Linux?

Satish Kumar
Updated on 31-Aug-2023 14:31:37


Introduction Checking disk space in Linux is a crucial task for maintaining the health of your system. Disk space is limited, and running out of it can lead to system failure, data loss, and reduced performance. It is essential to know how much disk space you have available and how much you are using at any given time. Luckily, checking disk space in Linux is a simple process that can be accomplished through the command line interface or the graphical user interface. Checking Disk Space Using Command Line Interface The Power of the df Command and Its Options The ... Read More

1 2 3 4 5 ... 144 Next