Index of Linux Tips Articles

Command Line

  • ‘vnStat’ A Tool For Monitoring Your Bandwidth Usage
  • A Few Ways to Determine Which Distro and Version You’re Using
  • Better Network Diagnostics With MTR
  • Change Ownership Of Files And Folders
  • Change Your Hostname
  • Clear Cache, Buffer, And Swap Space
  • Convert Disk Image Formats To .ISO
  • Did You Know You Have A Calendar In The Terminal?
  • Don’t Let Applications Close When The Terminal Is Closed
  • Enable x11 Forwarding With SSH (Remotely Use GUI Applications)
  • Find A Program’s PID (Process Identification)
  • Find Multiple Filenames By Extension – With Locate
  • Find Out Which Display-Manager You’re Using
  • Find Out Which Shell You’re Using
  • Find The Boot Processes That Slow You Down
  • Find Your Network Interface Name
  • Fix Terminal Command Mistakes
  • How About A Brief Overview Of The Cat Command?
  • How Long is my Ubuntu Support Going to Last?
  • How To: Change The Port SSH Uses
  • How To: Change The Timezone
  • How To: Change The UUID For Your Disk Partitions
  • How To: Check CPU Temps With lm_sensors
  • How To: Check Disk Usage With ‘df’
  • How To: Clear The Terminal Screen
  • How To: Create Custom Welcome Message In Your Terminal
  • How To: Display System Information With screenFetch
  • How To: Extract An .rar File
  • How To: Find Files Owned By A Specific User
  • How To: Find Multiple Filenames By Extension
  • How To: Find The File Type In The Linux Terminal
  • How To: Find The RAM Total In The Terminal
  • How To: Find Your Man Pages’ Location On Disk
  • How To: Find Your Timezone In The Terminal
  • How To: Find Your Uptime In Linux
  • How To: Generate a List of Installed Applications in Linux
  • How To: Go To A Specific Line In Nano
  • How To: Install PIP In Linux
  • How To: List All Users In Linux
  • How To: Make ‘wget’ Ignore Certificate Errors
  • How To: Restart TeamViewer From The Terminal
  • How To: Search With apt
  • How To: Show All Environment Variables
  • How To: Stop, Pause, and Resume Processes Running in Your Terminal
  • How To: String Commands Together In The Terminal
  • How To: Update From The Terminal In Fedora
  • How To: Update OpenSUSE Tumbleweed From The Terminal
  • How To: Update Ubuntu From The Terminal
  • How To: Write Text To A File From The Terminal with “>” and “>>”
  • Install An FTP Server With VSFTPD
  • Install SSH to Remotely Control Your Linux Computers
  • Is My System Capable of 32 or 64 Bit Linux?
  • It’s Time To Introduce You To The Terminator!
  • Kill Frozen Applications The Easy Way
  • Let’s Delete An Entry In Your Bash History
  • Let’s Have a Limited Look at Linux’s cURL Application
  • Let’s Install INXI
  • Let’s Learn About Absolute And Relative Paths
  • Let’s Learn About Halt
  • Let’s Learn How To Change The Default Terminal
  • Let’s Learn To Remove A Directory
  • Let’s Make A Symbolic Link
  • Let’s Play Around With The ‘MV’ Command
  • Let’s Talk About Using dos2unix
  • Let’s Upgrade Fedora From The Terminal
  • Let’s Zip A Directory In The Linux Terminal
  • Make Ubuntu Provide Feedback (Asterisks) When Typing Passwords In The Terminal
  • Prevent Application Updates With ‘APT-MARK’
  • Prevent Application Updates With ‘YUM-VERSIONLOCK’
  • Repair Your Linux Filesystem With a Live USB or DVD
  • Screenfetch vs. Neofetch, You Decide!
  • Search For Command History By Date
  • So, What Is ‘sudo’ Anyhow?
  • Some Fun With Formatting The Output From ‘ls’
  • Some Fun With Sorting The Output Of ‘ls’
  • Sort Files By Size (In The Terminal)
  • Strip Password From A Password-Protected PDF
  • Terminology: View Pictures And Video Directly In Your Terminal
  • Time A Command To See How Long It Takes To Run
  • Today, We Have Fun In The Linux Terminal
  • Turn Your Man Pages Into HTML
  • Turn Your Ubuntu Into A Wireless Hotspot
  • Use A GUI To Manage Debian’s Software Repositories
  • Want To See The WiFi Password In The Terminal?
  • Weather In The Terminal? We can do that!
  • What is my Hostname in Linux?
  • When Did I Install Linux? (Expanded Edition!)
  • When Did I Last Reboot My Linux Box?
  • General

  • A Little About The ‘tail’ Command
  • balenaEtcher: A Tool To Turn Linux .ISO Files Into Bootable USB Drives
  • Check Your Linux Kernel Log For Errors With ‘dmesg’
  • Compress A File With WinRAR
  • Delete Directories From The Terminal In Linux
  • Determine If You’re Using UEFI
  • Disable Printing And CUPS.
  • Finally, an Answer to What is The Best Linux Distro?
  • Find Your Linux System’s Timezone
  • Find Your Username In Linux
  • Guest Article: Repetitive Stress Injuries (RSIs)
  • Guest Article: What Are SSH Keys?
  • How Do I Install Linux (A General Guide)
  • How To: Add A User To A Group
  • How To: Ask A Good Support Question
  • How To: Change Ubuntu Into Lubuntu
  • How To: Compress And Decompress .bz2 Files
  • How To: Create And Enable A Swapfile
  • How To: Determine Your Desktop Environment
  • How To: Find Large Files Using ‘ncdu’
  • How To: Find Your Present Working Directory
  • How To: Graphically Check Your Logs For Errors With ‘KSystemLog’
  • How To: Graphically Login as Root in Ubuntu
  • How To: List Cron Jobs
  • How To: Mount An .iso In Linux
  • How To: Properly Delete a User’s Account
  • How To: Show Hidden Files And Folders
  • How To: Shutdown Linux From The Terminal
  • How To: Use Wayland in a Live Ubuntu Instance
  • I’ll Try To Answer The Question, “Should I Use Linux?”
  • It’s Time To Learn A Little About The ‘head’ Command
  • Let’s Count The Running Processes In Linux
  • Let’s Have Some Fun With Cowsay And Fortune
  • Let’s Install Ubuntu Restricted Extras
  • Let’s Use ‘ls’ To Sort Files By Time
  • Linux Installation USB Media Using Windows
  • macOS vs Linux: Comparative Analysis
  • Meta Article, Something like #9…
  • Meta: I Should Have Numbered These
  • Repair Your Linux Boot Process With ‘Boot-Repair’
  • Show Date And Time In The Terminal
  • Welcome to Our New Home!
  • What It Means To Volunteer
  • What it’s Like To Beta-test Linux, Specifically Lubuntu
  • What You Need To Know About Linux’s Magic SysRq Key
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