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Error: dpkg frontend is locked by another process

First, find out the id of the process that ...READ MORE

Aug 7, 2019 in Linux Administration by Sirajul
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What does file permission 755 mean?

Hi, File permission 755 means that the directory ...READ MORE

Dec 9, 2020 in Linux Administration by MD
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How to uninstall Apache2 on Ubuntu?

Hey @Laksha, execute the following commands: $ sudo ...READ MORE

May 14, 2019 in Linux Administration by Hemant
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Setting JAVA_HOME in linux

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Dec 10, 2020 in Linux Administration by Rajiv
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chmod: changing permissions of '/root/': Operation not permitted

Hi@akhtar, You got this error because your user ...READ MORE

Aug 14, 2020 in Linux Administration by MD
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How to fix 'sudo: no tty present and no askpass program specified' error?

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May 9 in Linux Administration by Kichu
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How to create shortcut icons for Windows, MacOS and Linux applications bundled with PyInstaller

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Apr 26 in Linux Administration by Edureka
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Is there a way to determine the amount of free video RAM in Linux?

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Apr 26 in Linux Administration by Edureka
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Difference between "system" and "exec" in Linux?

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Apr 26 in Linux Administration by Edureka
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How to change default integreated terminal in VS Code to kitty, on Linux?

I'm using kitty (it's a terminal) on ...READ MORE

Apr 26 in Linux Administration by Edureka
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How to attach a file using mail command on Linux?

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Apr 26 in Linux Administration by Edureka
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UNIX export command

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Apr 26 in Linux Administration by Edureka
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Linux "free -m": Total, used and free memory values don't add up [closed]

On a linux system, while using "free", ...READ MORE

Apr 26 in Linux Administration by Edureka
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How can I delete a user in linux when the system says its currently used in a process

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Apr 26 in Linux Administration by Edureka
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Which C version is used in the Linux kernel?

Does the Linux kernel use only the ...READ MORE

Apr 26 in Linux Administration by Edureka
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How to rename a directory in C?

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Apr 26 in Linux Administration by Edureka
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wget command not found on linux server

I have a linux server (completely new, ...READ MORE

Apr 25 in Linux Administration by Edureka
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Send private message to Discord user using bash and linux AT command

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Apr 25 in Linux Administration by Edureka
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changing the owner of folder in linux

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Apr 25 in Linux Administration by Edureka
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How to get overall CPU usage (e.g. 57%) on Linux

I am wondering how you can get ...READ MORE

Apr 25 in Linux Administration by Edureka
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what is asm stand for in linux/include/asm

read from howto_add_systemcall "In general, header files for machine ...READ MORE

Apr 25 in Linux Administration by Edureka
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Location of ini/config files in linux/unix?

Two questions, really: Is there a standard/convention regarding ...READ MORE

Apr 25 in Linux Administration by Edureka
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What's the difference between .so, .la and .a library files?

I know an .so file is a kind of ...READ MORE

Apr 25 in Linux Administration by Edureka
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Are there any standard exit status codes in Linux?

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Apr 25 in Linux Administration by Edureka
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How to edit a text file in my terminal

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Apr 25 in Linux Administration by Edureka
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Create an empty file on the commandline in windows (like the linux touch command)

On a windows machine I get this ...READ MORE

Apr 25 in Linux Administration by Edureka
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Linux's locate command returning the path of a deleted file

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Apr 21 in Linux Administration by Edureka
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What does "&" at the end of a linux command mean?

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Apr 21 in Linux Administration by Edureka
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Downloading Java JDK on Linux via wget is shown license page instead

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Apr 21 in Linux Administration by Edureka
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Creating a daemon in Linux

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Apr 21 in Linux Administration by Edureka
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How can I monitor the thread count of a process on linux?

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Apr 21 in Linux Administration by Edureka
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How to install the npm command on the linux

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Apr 21 in Linux Administration by Edureka
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How can I convert a series of images to a PDF from the command line on linux?

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Apr 21 in Linux Administration by Edureka
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How do I copy folder with files to another folder in Unix/Linux?

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Apr 21 in Linux Administration by Edureka
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Trying to download from github to linux but their is only zip and gz

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Apr 21 in Linux Administration by Edureka
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Getting file in hex format - my output vs xxd command output

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Apr 20 in Linux Administration by Edureka
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How do I output coloured text to a Linux terminal?

How do I print coloured characters to ...READ MORE

Apr 20 in Linux Administration by Edureka
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Error: No toolchains found in the NDK toolchains folder for ABI with prefix: llvm

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Apr 20 in Linux Administration by Edureka
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Launch the Brave web browser on Linux using selenium & JavaScript

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Apr 20 in Linux Administration by Edureka
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What is the difference between ''find .'' and ''find /'' on linux command

I am solving overthewire bandit. I looked ...READ MORE

Apr 20 in Linux Administration by Edureka
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How to create user in linux by providing uid and gid options?

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Apr 20 in Linux Administration by Edureka
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ImageMagick Linux mimick ezgif.com result

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Apr 20 in Linux Administration by Edureka
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Getting file in hex format - my output vs xxd command output

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Apr 20 in Linux Administration by Edureka
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How to setup CRON job to run every 10 seconds in Linux?

I need to run a CRON job every 10 ...READ MORE

Apr 20 in Linux Administration by Edureka
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Hexdump reverse command

The hexdump command converts any file to hex values. But ...READ MORE

Apr 20 in Linux Administration by Edureka
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On Linux, does the remove command "rm" run in the background?

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Apr 20 in Linux Administration by Edureka
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Linux Command for getting a dump of hex values bytes from Pcap File

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Apr 20 in Linux Administration by Edureka
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Reading data from /dev/usb/lp0 linux

 I have a label printer Wincode LP433 ...READ MORE

Apr 14 in Linux Administration by Soham
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What does the 'export' command do?

I happen to run some commands blindly, ...READ MORE

Apr 14 in Linux Administration by Rahul
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