On Linux, you sometimes need to work with disks and/or partitions directly from the command line. lsblk displays information about storage devices.
Environment variables in Linux let you set options for various apps without having to edit their configuration files. Learn how to manage environment variables in Linux.
The ps command is a frequently-used tool for system administrators. It’s used to list the currently-running processes on your system. Here are some great uses for it.
It is easy to upgrade your Ubuntu to a new release, either with a graphical interface or via the terminal. Here’s how to upgrade Ubuntu from the command line.
wget is a non-interactive command-line utility for download resources from a specified URL. Learn how to install and use wget on macOS.
Rsync is a useful file synchronization tool that comes with incremental synchronization. Learn how to and install and use the Rsync command in Linux.
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.
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.