Sometimes you need to pack multiple files and/or directories into a single file. These are some tar commands you can use to archive and compress your files.
One of the central responsibilities of Linux administration is the management of users. Learn how you can easily manage users from the command line in Linux.
Using the command line on a Linux PC allows you to have more control of your system. Here are 12 useful Linux commands you should know as a Linux user.
Renaming files can be an easy or difficult task, depending on the tools you use. Here are some easy and useful ways to rename files in Linux.
Ubuntu is good, but it can be bloated and not suitable for an old PC. Here is how to install a minimal and non-bloated Ubuntu on your older PC.
Dpkg is the low-level tool that every Debian-based distro uses to manage their software. Here we show you the basics of the dpkg command and its usage.
The pwd command is one of the most basic commands in Linux. Here we will learn how to use pwd to output the full path name of your current directory.
When you are troubleshooting networking issues in Linux, you will need to know which ports are open.
When an app misbehaves, it is best to kill it before it crashes the system. Check out the various ways you can use to kill a process in Linux.
pstree is a useful command for displaying running processes in Linux. Find out how it works in this article.
In this article we’ll show you two ways to adjust the volume of playback in Linux from the command line by using the Alsamixer and Amixer utilities.
Nohup is a great tool that lets you run a process in the background of a Linux system without being interrupted. It keeps the process running, making it perfect for long scripts.
As Systemd timers begin to replace cron’s dominance, this article presents the basics of setting up your own systemd timer and making sure it’s running properly on your system.
This article will discuss how you can create your own Linux VPN and use OpenVPN to create a secure connection between a client and server on a Linux machine.
Chkservice uses Ncurses to offer a quick overview of your Systemd units. With administrative privileges, you can start and stop those units at will, all without typing a single systemctl entry.
In Linux, you can restrict users from file access with a few commands. Here is how you can password protect folders and files in Linux using file ownership and groups as a password protection measure.
The ping command is very useful to check if a site/device is online or not. You can also analyze the speed of your computer and the site you’re trying to contact. Here is how to use it.
One of the most important skills any Systemd newcomer can learn is how to manage their computer’s services. In this article we will discuss how to use and master Systemd from the Linux command line.