Top Ten Linux Commands To Check Hardware Information On Linux

2015/02/06 20:13

Am sure you know this already, there are a lot of commands to check information about the hardware of a system running linux. There are also some GUI tools that consolidates them all but in this article we shall look at my favourite ten command line tools that we can ...

How to create an init script for Redhat or Centos or Fedora

2014/12/19 21:47

Here is a skeleton init.d script for use in RedHat/Centos/Fedora and most probably will also work in any other SystemV init style systems.

Label a Linux Partition

2014/12/16 21:49

So if you are asking yourself, how do I label a partition, then here's the answer. You need to use e2label or tune2fs command line to change the label on an ext2/ext3 filesystem. e2label will display or change the filesystem label on the ext2 filesystem located on device.

How-To: Recover Root Password Under CentOS With Single User Mode

2012/05/09 19:00

It happens sometime that you can't remember root password. On Linux, recovering root password can be done by booting Linux under a specific mode: single user mode.
This tutorial will show how to boot Linux in single user mode when using GRUB and finally how to change root password.

How To Setup Crontab Under Linux Or Unix

2010/02/09 21:00

How do I add a cronjob on Linux? Thats a question even some veterans ask all the time, something that is easily forgotten. At times I have forgotten the exact incantation so I wrote this down. I hope it is useful to someone else as it is for me. We ...

How To Check Swap Usage On Linux

2008/04/11 19:00

How do I check swap (paging) usage under Linux operating systems from the command line?Swap space (also known as paging) is nothing but computer memory management involving swapping regions of memory to and from storage. You can see swap usage summary by device using any one of the following ...

How to list all hidden files in a directory recursively

2009/10/01 10:10

We were all new to linux at one point and using the find command was the first thing I learnt. If you need to find and list all hidden files and directories You need to use the find command to list all hidden files recursively on a Linux or Unix ...

A Close Look At The Systemd Boot Process

2016/04/18 09:42

The way Linux system boots up is quite complex and there have always been need to optimize the way it works. The traditional boot up process of Linux system is mainly handled by the well know init process (also known as SysV init boot system), while there have been identified ...

Logging User Actions with Audit

2016/04/28 14:51


How To Change Timezone on a CentOS 6 and 7

2015/07/15 19:00

Changing timezone in CentOS/Redhat 7 is now different from the previous CentOS/Redhat versions. This howto shows how to change the timezone in CentOS/RedHat 7 and previous versions.

How To Use SSH Config File For Multiple SSH Keys

2016/05/06 13:06

If you're anything like me, you probably log in and out of a half dozen remote servers (or these days, local virtual machines) on a daily basis. And if you're even more like me, you have trouble remembering all of the various usernames, remote addresses and command line ...