When you are troubleshooting networking issues in Linux, you will need to know which ports are open.
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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.
Netctl makes it easy to use Systemd-like commands to enable and disable network profiles. Here is how to use Netctl to create wired and wireless profiles and manipulate them to start manually or at boot.
The use of groups in Linux forms the basis of access control on local systems and networks. Here we will discuss the handful of ways in which you can add users to groups and grant them access to files.
If you are looking for a lightweight image viewer that can be accessed from the terminal, Feh is the one for you.
Taskwarrior is an easy-to-use task manager that operates in the command line. In this article we will walk you through the basics of Taskwarrior usage by making a grocery list for baking a loaf of bread.
There are a number of hidden files tucked away in your Linux’s home directory. One of them is .bashrc up near the top of your hidden files. What is bashrc, and why is editing bashrc useful? Let’s find out.
Knowing where to find things on your PC is fundamental. In this article we’ll take you through a long list of ‘find’ commands that should help you find any file you’re looking for in Linux.
There are two main options for downloading content from the Linux command line. Learn the differences between wget and cURL.