Category: Linux

Linux Server Managment

How to change directory in Linux terminal nixCraft Updated Tutorials/Posts

My Dell Laptop came preinstalled with Ubuntu Linux, and I am a new Linux desktop user. How do I change directories in the Linux terminal?Introduction – On Linux the cd command allows you to change directories when using the terminal application.…

Firefox is now placing ads and here is how to disable it nixCraft

Firefox user discovered that Mozilla Firefox is displaying ads on the home or new tab page. When you open Firefox on your desktop, an advertisement banner at the bottom page displayed.…
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2018: Top 10 biggest news stories from Linux and open source world nixCraft

The year 2018 turn out to be big newsmaker for Linux and open source world. The most important acquisition in the open source world, Deepfakes, important security flows in CPUs, and the Facebook scandal all happened in 2018.…
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Linux Add User To Group nixCraft Updated Tutorials/Posts

How can I add a user to a group under Linux operating system using command line options? How to add an existing user into a group in Linux using command line options?You…
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How to check running process in Ubuntu Linux using command line nixCraft

I am a new Ubuntu sysadmin for the Ubuntu Linux operating system. How do I check running process in Ubuntu Linux using the command line option?One…
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19 Ubuntu / Debian Linux apt Command Examples nixCraft Updated Tutorials/Posts

I am a new Linux system admin user. How do I use apt command line utility for the package management on Ubuntu Linux LTS and Debian Linux server?…
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Show All Running Processes in Linux using ps/htop commands nixCraft Updated Tutorials/Posts

How do I see all running process in Linux operating systems using command line or GUI options? How can I show all running Processes in Linux operating system?Introduction:…
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Linux incrond inotify Monitor Directories For Changes And Take Action nixCraft Updated Tutorials/Posts

I want to copy (rsync to a remote server) a directory tree whenever file uploaded or deleted in /var/www/html/upload/ directory under Linux operating systems for backup purpose and/or load balancing purpose without getting into complicated file sharing setups such as NFS or GFS OR iSCSI storage.…
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Bash shell find out if a variable has NULL value OR not nixCraft

I am a new to shell scripting. How do I check for NULL value in a Linux or Unix shell scripts? ]]> You can quickly test for null or empty variables in a Bash shell script.…
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Linux Find Out BIOS Version Using a Command Line Option nixCraft Updated Tutorials/Posts

How do I find out BIOS version using a Linux command line option? How do I check the motherboard BIOS version using Linux command line option?To…
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How to show recursive directory listing on Linux or Unix nixCraft Updated Tutorials/Posts

I am a new Linux system user. How do I see a recursive directory listing on macOS Unix system? In Linux, how can I get a recursive directory listing?Introduction…
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How to change root password on macOS Unix using terminal nixCraft

I am a new user of macOS Unix running on MacBook Pro and Mac mini server. I need to change the password for root user account on macOS.…
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