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Linux Ping Command

Ping is a diagnosing tool which allows to check the connectivity of any IP address by sending ICMP packets designed to report errors and operational information. This tool is present in all OS (Operating Systems) and it is perhaps the…

Route command in Linux

Before showing how the route command should be used in Linux it is necessary to understand what a routing table is. A routing table is a file containing information on how the information or packets should be transferred: the network…

How to Get Hardware Info on Linux

Linux users, especially administrators, need to know accurate information about the hardware platform they are using. This helps them in installing not only compatible software but also hardware components according to the system they…

Grep Command in Linux

Grep (global regular expression print) command is the most powerful and regularly used Linux command-line utility. Using Grep, you can search for useful information by specifying a search criteria. It searches for a particular…

How to Check the OS version in Linux

For a regular Linux user and especially administrator, knowing the version of the OS they are running is very important. There could be several reasons for knowing the version number of your OS. It can be very helpful when installing a…

Cat Command in Linux

Cat command (short for concatenate) is one of the most widely used command-line utility in Linux OS. It is a standard Linux utility that is used for viewing the contents of a file without the need of opening it in any text editor.…

How to Extract RAR Files in Ubuntu Linux

When it comes to handling zip files, Windows users have always had the advantage with WinRAR that automatically helps to extract and compressing zip files. On the other hand, in case of Linux operating systems, users have to either…

How To Record Everything In Terminal

This tutorial shows how to record everything in terminal locally to be played later both with script and ttyrec commands. While script is included in some Linux distributions and allows to manage the playing speed, ttyrec requires less…

Useful Tools for Linux Gamers

If you like to play games on Linux, chances are that you may have used apps and utilities like Wine, Lutris and OBS Studio to improve the gaming experience. Apart from these projects, there are some other handy tools that provide…

Notepad++ Alternatives For Linux

This article aims to introduce you to some of the most popular Notepad++ alternatives for Linux including the installation, basic features and functions. Nano textmode Notepad++ Alternative for Linux Nano is probably the most user…

Netcat – Swiss Army Knife Pro Usage

Netcat is a utility which is used for reading and writing data across TCP and UDP ports. It can be used for a lot of cool stuff like file transfer, port scanning, port redirecting, backdooring someone else’s PC, making a simple chat…

Linux pipe Command

This “pipe” command is readily available on UNIX/Linux platforms. This command pipes the output of the previous command to the next command. There are literally TONS of situations where this method offers serious value.Before jumping…

Linux ulimit Command

“ulimit” is an interesting Linux shell command that can set or report the resource limit of the current user. Of course, because of its nature, working with “ulimit” requires admin access (when changing value). Moreover, it’ll only…

Linux watch Command

Sometimes, you might face the necessity of running a command repeatedly to identify if there’s any change in the output. Of course, certain job can be performed with the help of Bash scripting and other forms of scripting. However,…