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How to debug a bash script?

A script is just a file containing a set of commands. The basic idea of a script is to automatically execute and re-execute a series of commands instead of manually typing them one by one. For a script, all you require is to create a plain text file and enter a list of commands in…

Debian vs Ubuntu Comparison

Today the differences between Debian and Ubuntu are minimal for medium to advanced users, except for users in need of up to date software probably only users who aren’t previously familiarized with LInux can appreciate differences or advantages on Ubuntu represented by graphical assistants or methods like the Packages Manager which isn’t part of Debian,…

Bash Command Not Found, Common Reasons and Solutions

Most of the time in Linux OS we run commands and programs by typing the commands in the Terminal program. However, sometimes when we run the command, we receive an error “bash :command not found”. There can be many reasons for receiving this error. Sometimes, with the minimal installation of OS, we do not see…

Linux Commands for Disk Space

This tutorial shows Linux commands for disk space information gathering. The commands explained here are df and du, additionally the tutorial shows how to list the largest files in your system Linux Command for Disk Space information The df command in Linux systems shows information on the space used and available by disk devices. The…

How to List all Linux Disk Devices

How to list disk devices in Linux with lsblk The proper way to list block devices such as hard disks is using the command lsblk. # lsblk -a Note: the -a flag forces lsblk to list also empty devices. In the first column you can see all the connected devices, in the image above you…

Live Forensics Tools

Computer forensics is the research of  evidence within technological devices such as computers, tablets, cell phones for legal or investigative purposes. Through computer forensics evidence can be recovered even after deletion, physical presence of the investigated suspect or victim can be traced and more. This article focuses on a few of the most popular tools…

How to build a Nodejs app on docker

Docker has become a hot topic of conversation nowadays especially among developers. So what is docker? Docker is an opensource platform that rides on the Linux kernel and allows developers to build and deploy their applications in containers. Containers provide an isolated environment for running applications and they come bundled with their own libraries, dependencies…

OpenSuse vs Ubuntu

Among all the Linux distros out there, openSUSE and Ubuntu are two of the bests. Both of them are free and open-source, leveraging the best features Linux has to offer. However, each has its spice. In this article, we’ll be having a look at a detailed comparison between openSUSE and Ubuntu. The goal isn’t to…

Command Line Apps to View CPU and GPU Temperature in Linux

Many Linux distributions ship with applets and widgets to view information about hardware sensors and their respective temperature values. Third party apps like system-monitor extension for GNOME Shell and Psensor also provide graphical frontend to monitor thermal values. As far as command line apps are concerned, only a few exist but they are capable of…