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A Beginner’s Guide to Understanding sudo on Ubuntu

Ever got a ‘Permission denied’ error while working on the Linux command line? Chances are that you were trying to perform an operation that requires root permissions.
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Check Your Battery’s Health from the Command Line with Battop

I share a cool CLI tool for checking your battery health, cycle count, capacity, and more on Linux. It’s free, open source, and very nice to look at!
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5 Useful Linux Command Line Tools that Everyone Should Use

This set of five useful Linux commands gives you the ultimate productivity boost in your day-to-day workflow.
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Where Do Files Go When the rm Command Is Issued?

The data itself is not destroyed or shredded; it is only unlinked from the filesystem that references the data and indicates the block as free when you remove it using the rm command.
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Display Public IP Address Using the Command Line in Linux

There are two ways to retrieve external/public IP addresses for your Linux server or system. First, the fastest method is by resolving the DNS (dig, host), and the other method is by retrieving data from the server through the HTTP protocol (cURL, wget…

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How to Install Duf Disk Usage Utility on Ubuntu 20.04

Duf is a command-line utility to find disk usage in Linux and Unix-like systems. Learn how to install the duf disk usage utility on Ubuntu 20.04.
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tpp: Linux Command Line Presentation Tool

There is no need to install tons of software in order to create a nice and informative presentation. tpp, which stands for Text Presentation Program is a simple to use command line presentation tool which allows you to create a fancy text-based slide show presentation and share it with your colleagues or students as an […]

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How to Safely Store Passwords on a Linux Server

If you work on headless Linux servers, you might want to have a command-line password storage tool. Learn to safely store passwords here.
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How to Change a Username in Linux

Sometimes you’ll want to rename a user in a Linux system. Use this guide to learn how to change a username in Linux with command-line tools.
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25 Examples of the Linux find Command

The find command in Linux/Unix is known to be one of the most important and frequently used commands for searching files and directories. It supports different arguments and options for finding files and directories. Even if you can find files and directories in Linux via GUI it will be more friendly and easier to use, […]

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Linux Terminal Shortcuts

You can not enjoy the full range of control and benefits, Linux operating system has to offer without the Command-Line interface or terminal. But the terminal is manual and can be difficult to use, especially if you have transitioned from another operating system. In this article, you will learn terminal shortcuts that are convenient and […]

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Setting Up Cron Task in Linux for Beginners

By using the cron command, we can schedule and run many tasks automatically in Linux/Unix. You can execute them once or on a regular basis. Cron is widely used to schedule repetitive tasks at regular intervals (using commands listed in a file called ‘crontab’), and the ‘at’ function is a way of scheduling a task […]

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AWK Command Examples for Beginners | Linux Tutorial

AWK is a command-line utility that many Linux users want to learn. Learn some AWK command examples for beginners in this tutorial.
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How to Use the Terraform Command Line Interface (CLI) on Ubuntu

Terraform is a framework for building and configuring infrastructure as code, with a command-line interface and DSL language. Learn how to use the Terraform CLI on Ubuntu here.
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How to Use XBPS Package Manager on Void Linux

Void Linux is an independently developed, rolling-release, general-purpose operating system. XBPS is the default command line package manager tool in Void Linux. Here’s how to use it to install, remove, update, and upgrade packages in Void Linux in a b…

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Jrnl is Your Digital Diary in the Linux Terminal

Jrnl is a command-line utility that lets you keep journal entries directly in the Linux terminal. Good for taking quick notes organized by date.
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Quoter: the Console Based Stock Quote Tool

Quoter is a small command-line tool to fetch stock prices. It’s written in Java and published under an open source license. Learn more here.
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NetworkManager 1.34 Arrives with Better WireGuard Support, Many Improvements

Almost seven months in development, NetworkManager 1.34 is here to further improve support for the WireGuard VPN tunnel protocol and implementation by introducing support for WireGuard profiles to NetworkManager’s text user interface (nmtui), as well a…

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Modern Alternatives to Some of the Classic Linux Commands

Here are some faster, better and feature rich alternative command line tools to replace the decades-old legacy Linux commands.
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Watch Command in Linux [with Examples]

Sometimes, while working on the Linux command line, you might want to execute a command repeatedly so as to track any change in output. Luckily, there is a command-line utility that lets you do this. The watch command in Linux is used to run other commands on a regular interval, and then it displays the […]

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