I primarily use desktop Linux on my home computers. I also have multiple Linux servers for hosting It’s FOSS and related websites and open source software like Nextcloud, Discourse, Ghost, Rocket Chat etc. I use Linode for quickly deploying Linux servers in cloud in minutes. But recently, I installed Ubuntu server on my Raspberry Pi.
The other day a fellow Linux user and I were discussing about Linux commands. He asked me which Linux command I use the most. I told him one of my most frequently used command is “sudo”. I use it everyday to install, update, remove packages and other administrative tasks on my Linux box. I guess
A system administrator’s routine tasks include configuring, maintaining, troubleshooting, and managing servers and networks within data centers. There are numerous tools and utilities in Linux designed for the administrative purposes. In this article, we will review some of the most used command-line tools and utilities for network management in Linux, under different categories. We will
Since every process (except the very first one) in a Linux system has a parent, it sometimes makes things easier to understand if all processes are displayed in a tree structure. You’ll be glad to know there exists a command line utility – dubbed pstree – that displays a tree of processes. In this tutorial,
I am always fascinated by the things going on behind the scenes when I boot a Linux system and log on. By pressing the power button on a bare metal or starting a virtual machine, you put in motion a series of events that lead to a fully-functional system – sometimes in less than
By default, all commands executed by Bash on the command line are stored in history buffer or recorded in a file called ~/.bash_history. This means that a system administrator can view a list of commands executed by users on the system or a user can view his/her command history using the history command like
1. Useful Linux Terminal Commands Line Keyboard Shortcuts Linux Keyboard Shortcuts The following keyboard shortcuts are incredibly useful and will save you loads of time: CTRL + U – Cuts text up until the cursor. CTRL + K – Cuts text from the cursor until the end of the line CTRL + Y –