Category: SystemAdmin

How to Set Environment Variables in Linux

How to Set Environment Variables in Linux

Setting environment variables in Linux is a good way to define common and repetitive variables that are used across a number of applications and terminal commands. These environment variables help in cutting down verbosity, bring ease of use, and make development workflow better. An environment variable in Linux can be used to pass information or…

How to Update All Packages on OpenSUSE

How to Update All Packages on OpenSUSE

In the case of Linux, a package is a compressed archive containing necessary data and/or codes to perform a certain task. Any Linux distro you come across is a clever combination of numerous packages working in sync. In the case of openSUSE, it’s a clever combo of numerous RPM packages (including dependencies). It’s important to…

How to List and Manage Users in Linux

How to List and Manage Users in Linux

Linux distributions ship with built-in support for multiple user roles and profiles. By using different user accounts and groups, it is possible to make the same system behave differently for different users or restrict access and privileges to certain users. This article will explain how to create, delete and manage users and groups in Linux…