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4 Useful Tips on mkdir, tar and kill Commands in Linux

Satish Kumar
Updated on 31-Mar-2023 09:22:03
As a Linux user, you will likely encounter situations where you need to create directories, compress files, or terminate processes. These tasks can be accomplished using three essential commands: mkdir, tar, and kill. In this article, we will discuss four useful tips that will help you master these commands and simplify your Linux experience. “mkdir” command The mkdir command is one of most commonly used commands in Linux. It allows users to create directories and subdirectories in Linux file system. In this article, we will discuss four useful tips on mkdir command in Linux. Creating Multiple Directories at Once The ... Read More

4 Useful Command line Tools to Monitor MySQL Performance in Linux

Satish Kumar
Updated on 30-Mar-2023 17:19:10
As a developer or system administrator, it's crucial to ensure your MySQL database is running optimally to prevent downtime and maintain fast response times. Fortunately, Linux offers a range of powerful command-line tools that allow you to monitor MySQL's performance in real-time and diagnose any issues that may arise. In this article, we will explore four useful command-line tools that you can use to monitor MySQL performance in Linux. Top Command The top command is a popular Linux utility that enables you to monitor overall system performance, including MySQL processes. top command displays a real-time view of system's CPU usage, ... Read More

4 Free Shell Scripting eBooks for Linux Newbies and Administrators

Satish Kumar
Updated on 30-Mar-2023 17:12:40
As Linux continues to gain popularity as an operating system for servers and other computing devices, need for skilled Linux administrators is on rise. One crucial skill for any Linux administrator is shell scripting. Shell scripting is process of creating programs that automate tasks in a Linux environment, making it easier and faster for administrators to manage their systems. If you are new to Linux or are looking to improve your shell scripting skills, there are several free ebooks available to help you get started. In this article, we will explore four free ebooks that are perfect for Linux newbies ... Read More

3 Ways to Set a Static IP Address in RHEL 8

Satish Kumar
Updated on 30-Mar-2023 17:08:23
RHEL 8 (Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8) is a popular Linux-based operating system used by many organizations for their servers and workstations. In RHEL 8, IP (Internet Protocol) addresses can be set dynamically or statically. A dynamic IP address is assigned automatically by a DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) server, while a static IP address is manually configured by user. In this article, we will discuss three ways to set a static IP address in RHEL 8. Using Network Manager GUI The Network Manager GUI is a graphical user interface that makes it easy to manage network settings, including setting ... Read More

3 Ways to Permanently and Securely Delete Files and Directories in Linux

Satish Kumar
Updated on 30-Mar-2023 17:03:47
Linux is an incredibly powerful and versatile operating system that is widely used in computing industry. One of most important aspects of using any computer system is ability to manage files and directories. In this article, we will be discussing three ways to permanently and securely delete files and directories in Linux. Why Secure File Deletion is Important When you delete a file or directory from your computer, it does not necessarily mean that data is gone forever. In most cases, data is still present on your hard drive or storage device, but it is marked as "free space" that ... Read More

3 Ways to Install Spotify [Music Streaming] in Fedora Linux

Satish Kumar
Updated on 30-Mar-2023 17:02:36
If you're a music lover who uses Fedora Linux as their primary operating system, you might be wondering how to install Spotify. Luckily, it's relatively easy to get Spotify up and running on Fedora Linux. In this article, we'll explore three different ways to install Spotify on Fedora Linux. Install Spotify Using Flatpak One of easiest ways to install Spotify on Fedora Linux is to use Flatpak. Flatpak is a packaging system that allows developers to distribute applications across different Linux distributions. Here's how to install Spotify using Flatpak − Open terminal on your Fedora Linux system. Type following command ... Read More

Working with the AWS S3 CLI in Linux

Bamdeb Ghosh
Updated on 29-Mar-2023 11:53:31
Introduction AWS S3 (Simple Storage Service) is a reliable and scalable object storage service that is commonly used for storing and retrieving data across various industries. AWS S3 CLI (Command Line Interface) is a powerful tool that provides developers and system administrators with a command-line interface to interact with S3. In this article, we will explore the various AWS S3 CLI commands that can be used to perform operations such as creating and deleting S3 buckets, downloading files, and copying files from an S3 bucket. By leveraging these commands, users can streamline their workflow and manage their S3 resources more ... Read More

Viewing Files in Linux Using cat, more, and less

Bamdeb Ghosh
Updated on 29-Mar-2023 11:51:41
Introduction Sometime in Linux, we do not want to open a file using vi or vim to see the content of file. Instead, we can use other Linux commands like ‘cat’, ‘more’ and ‘less’. Depending on the user requirement, either cat or more or less command can be used. Though there are many options or arguments for each command, but in this article we will try to explore the most commonly used options for each commands with some examples. We will start with most widely used command ‘cat’ and then move on to ‘more’ and ‘less’ command. ‘cat’ command Approach ... Read More

Pipes and Redirection in Linux

Bamdeb Ghosh
Updated on 29-Mar-2023 11:40:55
Introduction Pipes and redirection are two different kinds of mechanisms used in Linux. Sometimes, we need the output of a command to be passed as input of another command and do some operation. There we use the pipe operator. The operator is “|”. It’s found on top of the “Enter” key. Sometimes, we redirect or pass all the output of a command to a file for storing purposes. Also, we take a file’s content as input for a command. This is called redirection and operators are used like “>”, “>>” and “” to do this operation. In the first example, ... Read More

Modify Files in Linux using vi, nano or emacs

Bamdeb Ghosh
Updated on 29-Mar-2023 11:38:17
Introduction Linux users frequently utilize Vi, Nano, and Emacs as their preferred text editors. Vi is a standard editor that is revered for its advanced functionalities and efficiency. Conversely, Nano is a straightforward editor that boasts a user-friendly interface and is easily learned by novices. Emacs is a powerful and customizable editor with a complex user interface that is ideal for advanced users. In this article, we are going to learn how to modify files in Linux using “vi, nano, and emacs”. Our discussion will encompass the installation process of each editor, their respective functions, as well as examples demonstrating ... Read More