A Beginners Guide To Cron Jobs

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/a-beginners-guide-to-cron-jobs/ Cron is one of the most useful utility that you can find in any Unix-like operating system. It is used to schedule commands at a specific time. These scheduled … Read more

How To Use Vim Editor To Input Text Anywhere

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/how-to-use-vim-editor-to-input-text-anywhere/ Howdy Vim users! Today, I have come up with a good news to all of you. Say hello to Vim-anywhere, a simple script that allows you to use the … Read more

Font Finder – Easily Search And Install Google Web Fonts In Linux

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/font-finder-easily-search-and-install-google-web-fonts-in-linux/ Font Finder is the Rust implementation of good old Typecatcher, which is used to easily search and install Google web fonts from Google’s font archive. It helps you to … Read more

[Quick Tip] How To Find Out Which Groups A User Belongs To

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/quick-tip-how-to-find-out-which-groups-a-user-belongs-to/ The other day I was installing Dropbox on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS server edition. When configuring Dropbox, I had a situation where I needed to enter my current user name … Read more

Backup And Restore Application Settings On Newly Installed Linux System

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/backup-and-restore-application-settings-on-newly-installed-linux-system/ A while ago, we have published a guide that described how to migrate system settings and data from an old system to newly installed Ubuntu system using Aptik. Today, … Read more

How To Browse Stack Overflow From Terminal

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/how-to-browse-stack-overflow-from-terminal/ A while ago, we have written about SoCLI, a python script to search and browse Stack Overflow website from command line. Today, we will discuss about a similar tool … Read more

The df Command Tutorial With Examples For Beginners

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/the-df-command-tutorial-with-examples-for-beginners/ In this guide, we are going to learn to use df command. The df command, stands for Disk Free, reports file system disk space usage. It displays the amount … Read more

Bootiso Lets You Safely Create Bootable USB Drive

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/bootiso-lets-you-safely-create-bootable-usb-drive/ Howdy newbies! Some of you may often use dd command to do various things, like creating a USB drive or cloning disk partitions. Please be mindful that dd command … Read more

The Shuf Command Tutorial With Examples For Beginners

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/the-shuf-command-tutorial-with-examples-for-beginners/ The Shuf command is used to generate random permutations in Unix-like operating systems. Using shuf command, we can shuffle the lines of a given input file randomly. Shuf command … Read more

The fc Command Tutorial With Examples For Beginners

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/the-fc-command-tutorial-with-examples-for-beginners/ The fc command, short for fix commands, is a shell built-in command used to list, edit and re-execute the most recently entered commands in to an interactive shell. You … Read more

Some Random One-liner Linux Commands [Part 4]

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/some-random-one-liner-linux-commands-part-4/ This is the fourth part in the series of “random one-liner Linux commands” tutorial. In this part, you will learn about the random one-liner Linux commands, in no particular … Read more

How To Archive Files And Directories In Linux – Part 2

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/how-to-archive-files-and-directories-in-linux-part-2/ In the previous guide, we learned how to archive files and directories using tar command in Linux. Today, we are going to do the same, but using Zip an … Read more

Debfoster – Keep Only Essential Packages In Debian And Ubuntu

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/debfoster-keep-only-essential-packages-in-debian-and-ubuntu/ Today, we are going to learn about a lesser-known, yet useful utility for Debian and its derivatives such as Ubuntu and Ubuntu variants like Linux Mint. Say hello to … Read more

How To Archive Files And Directories In Linux – Part 1

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/how-to-archive-files-and-directories-in-linux-part-1/ In our previous tutorial, we discussed how to compress and decompress files using gzip and bzip2 programs. In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to archive files … Read more

How To Compress And Decompress Files In Linux

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/how-to-compress-and-decompress-files-in-linux/ Compressing is quite useful when backing up important files and also sending large files over Internet. Please note that compressing an already compressed file adds extra overhead, hence you … Read more

How To Find If A CPU Supports Virtualization Technology (VT)

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/how-to-find-if-a-cpu-supports-virtualization-technology-vt/ We already knew how to check if your Linux OS is 32 bit or 64 bit and how to find if your Linux system is physical or virtual machine. … Read more

How To Edit Multiple Files Using Vim Editor

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/how-to-edit-multiple-files-using-vim-editor/ Sometimes, you will find yourself in a situation where you want to make changes in multiple files or you might want to copy the contents of one file to … Read more

The Grep Command Tutorial With Examples For Beginners

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/the-grep-command-tutorial-with-examples-for-beginners/ In this tutorial, we are going to learn about “grep” command. Grep stands for Global regular expression print. As the name implies, Grep is used to search text files … Read more

The Type Command Tutorial With Examples For Beginners

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/the-type-command-tutorial-with-examples-for-beginners/ The Type command is used to find out the information about a Linux command. As the name implies, you can easily find whether the given command is an alias, … Read more

How To Quickly Monitor Multiple Hosts In Linux

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/how-to-quickly-monitor-multiple-hosts-in-linux/ There are plenty of monitoring tools out there to monitor local and remote Linux systems. One fine example is Cockpit. Those tools, however, are either bit complicated to install … Read more

How To Resume Partially Downloaded File Using Wget

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/how-to-resume-partially-downloaded-file-using-wget/ Today, I was testing FreeTube, an open source YouTube Desktop player in my Arch Linux Linux desktop. I was using “wget” to download the latest version of FreeTube from … Read more

Test Your BASH Skills By Playing Command Line Games

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/test-your-bash-skills-by-playing-command-line-games/ We tend to learn and remember Linux commands more effectively if we use them regularly in a live scenario. You may forget the Linux commands over a period of … Read more

Some Random One-liner Linux Commands [Part 3]

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/random-one-liner-linux-commands-part-3/ This is the third part of “some random one-liner Linux commands” article series. As you might already noticed, we collect all commands that we share daily via image templates … Read more

How To Create A Script Of A Linux Command

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/create-script-linux-command/ How do you create a script of a Linux command? So, you can simply run the script to get the output of a lengthy and complex command’s output easily. … Read more

How To Run A Command For A Specific Time In Linux

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/run-command-specific-time-linux/ The other day I was transferring a large file using rsync to another system on my local area network. Since it is very big file, It took around 20 … Read more