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10 Tips on working fast in UNIX or Linux

10 UNIX Productivity tips Have you ever amazed to see someone working very fast in UNIX, firing commands and doing things quickly? Yes, I have seen that a couple of times and I have always inspired to learn from those superstar developers. In this article or tutorial or whatever you call it, I have dedicated to sharing some UNIX command ...

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Linux Rename File Example

Hello readers, in this tutorial, we will learn how to rename a file in the Linux operating system. For this tutorial, we will rename a file either: By using the mv command to rename the file Using rename command 1. Introduction Renaming files in Linux is not an advanced option, but it’s surely the interesting one. Developers know that Linux ...

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Linux Shutdown Command Example

Hello readers, in this tutorial, we will learn how to shut down a Linux system using the shutdown command. 1. Introduction The shutdown command in the Linux system powers down the system in a safe and secure manner. During the system power down process, all logged-in users are notified about the system shutdown and the login operations are blocked. This ...

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Linux Kill Process Example

Hello readers! A process on a Linux system is defined as an occurrence of a running application or task. In this tutorial, we will learn how to terminate a suspended or hung up process or an entire process group using the kill command in Linux. 1. Introduction A process on a Linux system is defined as an occurrence of a ...

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Linux curl Example

cURL is an incredibly flexible and powerful tool data transferring tool, that supports a wide variety of protocols, being the HTTP (and HTTPS) the most used. cURL library is available for many programming languages, but in this example we will see how to use it from the command line. For this tutorial, Mint 17.3 has been used. 1. Installation cURL ...

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Linux chmod Example

One of the most critical jobs a system administrator has to continuously be dealing with is the permission administration. The most small carelessness with the permissions can lead to a security hole in the system. This example will show how are changed the permissions, a task for which chmod command is used For this example, Linux Mint 17.3 has been ...

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Linux cut Examples

In this post, we feature comprehensive Linux cut Examples. Cut is a Unix command line utility which is used to extract sections from each line of input, usually from a file. It is currently part of the GNU coreutils package and the BSD Base System. It first appeared in AT&T System III UNIX in 1982. Extraction of line segments can ...

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