Category: Tips & Tricks

Send mail from terminal

Mail Command : Send mail from terminal on Linux machines

There are plenty of ways for sending email while using GUI , using browser or with an email client. But options are limited when it comes to command line interface aka CLI. In this...

create Bootable Linux Flash Drive

Learn to create Bootable Linux Flash Drive (using Ubuntu)

To be able to install Ubuntu or any other Linux OS or even any other OS like Windows etc, we either need a bootable FlashDrive or a DVD of the OS. In this tutorial,...

mount NTFS drives on Linux

How to mount NTFS drives on Linux easily

  Windows operating system uses NTFS for partitioning large Hard disk drives, whether they are local hdd or an external one. They can be easily used among systems but when these NTFS partitioned drives...

check Linux kernel

How to check Linux kernel & OS related information

Sometimes we might require the information about the Linux system we are running, information like Linux/Distro version, its kernel , release name etc. In this tutorial, we will discuss many commands with which we...

vim editor

Working with Vi/Vim Editor : Advanced concepts

Earlier we have discussed some basics about VI/VIM editor but VI & VIM are both very powerful editors and there are many other functionalities that can be used with these editors. In this tutorial,...

important logs to monitor

Important Logs to monitor to identify issues in the Linux system

An important part of System Administration is make sure that all the infrastructure is always up & working fine and if problems do arise on the servers, then to resolve those problems. We use...

dpkg command with examples

Package management in Ubuntu : Learn dpkg command with examples

Ubuntu, Debian & distros based on these uses .deb files for installation of softwares/applications on the system & in order to install these deb, we use dpkg package manager. With dpkg, we can install,...

Important Docker commands

Important Docker commands for Beginners

In our earlier tutorial, we learned to install Docker on RHEL\ CentOS 7 & also created a docker container. In this tutorial, we will learn some important Docker commands to manipulate a docker container....

restrict ssh access

SSH server: Restrict SSH access on Linux

SSH is easily the most used service when it comes to Linux server. With SSH, we can easily connect to a Linux system remotely with ease. And since it’s used so often & installed...

install AWS CLI

Easy way to install AWS CLI on Linux

AWS or Amazon Web services is the industry leader when it comes to Cloud & it’s being used by many industry gaints for their IT infrastructure needs. Ease on infra provision & administration are...

Block Web traffic in Apache

Block Web traffic in Apache server using .htaccess

.htaccess file is a very important & useful file used to alter the configuration of Apache web server. .htaccess files can be used to change the configuration of the Apache Web Server to enable/disable...

Rollback an update

Rollback an update on RHEL/CentOS – A simple guide

Yum is default package manager for RPM based Linux distributions like RHEL, CentOS & is used to managing packages for the system. We can install, remove or update packages using the yum command. But...

ss command examples

Identify network issues :- Learn to use SS command (with examples)

Last updated on March 12th, 2018 at 07:20 pmSS command is used to get various network/socket connections related information from a Linux system. Previously we had used netstat command to perform the same operations...

install kodi

Convert your PC to entertainment center : Install Kodi on Ubuntu & Debian

Last updated on March 17th, 2018 at 06:26 amIf you are movie or TV lover, then you should already know what KODI is. For those of you who still don’t know about Kodi, it...

Restore deleted files in Linux

How to restore deleted files in Linux with Foremost

Last updated on March 12th, 2018 at 07:21 pmIt might have happened to you at one point or another that you deleted a file or an image by mistake & than regretted it immediately....

screen command with examples

Learn to use Screen command (with examples)

Last updated on March 12th, 2018 at 07:22 pmScreen command is a very important command that provides the ability to launch & use multiple shell sessions from a single ssh session.  When a process...