Category: Tips & Tricks

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...

Linux Directory structure

Reference guide to Linux Directory structure

Last updated on March 12th, 2018 at 07:23 pmWhen we install a Linux distribution we see that a number of directories are created. These created directories may be same or partially different on various...

MySQL error “Too Many Connections”

Resolve MySQL error “Too Many Connections”

Last updated on March 12th, 2018 at 07:24 pmRecently I came across a MySQL error “Too Many Connections”. Though this was a first for me but as I came to know afterwards, it is...

nmcli

Managing network connections using IFCONFIG & NMCLI commands

Last updated on June 5th, 2018 at 02:39 pmEarlier we have discussed how we can configure network connections using three different methods i.e. by editing network interface file, by using GUI & by using...

du & df commands

Use of du & df commands (with examples)

Last updated on March 12th, 2018 at 07:35 pmIn this article I will discuss du & df commands. Both du & df commands are important utilities of Linux system & shows disk usage of...

nmap command

Beginner’s reference guide to NMAP command

Last updated on March 12th, 2018 at 07:35 pmNetwork Mapper or NMAP command open source security tool & is said to be the best port scanner. It is mainly used for auditing the network...

speedtest on Linux CLI

SpeedTest-CLI: Run network speedtest on Linux CLI

Last updated on March 12th, 2018 at 07:36 pmPerforming network speedtest on servers or on desktops are one of the common tasks that are performed almost on regular basis. Most of the speed tests...

install sysbench

Benchmark your Linux systems: Install Sysbench tool

Last updated on March 12th, 2018 at 07:37 pmSysbench is a free & open source benchmarking tool that is used for evaluation OS parameters like CPU usage, memory usage, Disk IO & MySQL performance....

user & group management

User & Group management : Complete Beginner’s Guide

Last updated on June 5th, 2018 at 02:22 pmOne of the major work of a System Administrator is User & Group Management. We have to create new users & groups, delete old ones, providing...

upgrade php

How to install or upgrade PHP version to PHP 7

Last updated on March 12th, 2018 at 07:38 pmPHP (Hypertext Preprocessor) is a widely used open source scripting language that is used mainly for web development. It is used generally for creating dynamic web...

wget command

Learn to use Wget command with 12 examples

Last updated on June 5th, 2018 at 02:22 pmEvery now & then we have to download files from internet, its easy id you are using GUI but CLI it can be a bit difficult....

install logrotate

Install Logrotate in Linux (CentOS, RHEL, Fedora, Ubuntu, Debian)

Last updated on March 12th, 2018 at 07:39 pmLogs are very useful, especially when you are troubleshooting an issue. Logs have information about all the events for a service or for whole server. We...

mounting drives in Linux

Complete guide for mounting drives in Linux systems

Last updated on March 17th, 2018 at 06:35 amIn this tutorial, we are going to discuss process for mounting drives in Linux (especially on RHEL/CentOS ) using command line interface. So without any delays, let’s...