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awk: to print all columns from the nth to the last

the following will print all but the ...READ MORE

4 hours ago in Linux Administration by Shubham
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How to have the cp command create only if necessary folders while copying a file to a destination

mkdir -p /foo/bar && cp myfile "$_" ...READ MORE

4 hours ago in Linux Administration by Shubham
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How to Unblock SSH and FTP Access to Specific IP in Linux?

Firewalls(most of them) can either Reject or ...READ MORE

3 days ago in Linux Administration by Archana
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copy and create destination directory using bash

mkdir -p "$d" && cp file "$d" try ...READ MORE

3 days ago in Linux Administration by Upasana
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How to display content part in seeddms full-text index info?

          I have installed the seeddms in ...READ MORE

4 days ago in Linux Administration by nmentityvibes
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Change the output colour of echo

Try using ANSI escape codes as the following; Black ...READ MORE

6 days ago in Linux Administration by Shubham
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Command to tar directory excluding certain files/folders

$ tar --exclude='./folder' --exclude='./upload/folder2' -zcvf /backup/filename.tgz . Try ...READ MORE

6 days ago in Linux Administration by Shubham
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Centos 7 network setup

Power off the VM and then go ...READ MORE

Jul 5 in Linux Administration by Vasini
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How do I find all files containing specific text and rename in unix/linux

Hi, @Kal You can use this command below to ...READ MORE

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Error: tkinter for Python Installation

It isn't easy to install Tkinter locally ...READ MORE

Jul 3 in Linux Administration by Upasana
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Running scripts as a different user without password

You'll have to edit you sudoers file ...READ MORE

Jul 3 in Linux Administration by DareDev
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Display shared libraries used by executables in linux

In order to do this, you need ...READ MORE

Jul 3 in Linux Administration by ajs3033
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Using shell variables in an awk script

Using -v is, imo, The best way because ...READ MORE

Jul 1 in Linux Administration by Shubham
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Can I analyze a program's core dump file with GDB when it has command-line parameters?

You can simply use of GDB, to debug ...READ MORE

Jul 1 in Linux Administration by Shubham
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To attach a file using mail command on Linux

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Jun 28 in Linux Administration by Upasana
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How do I use a shell script to SSH in to a remote machine to execute commands?

Your first problem can be solved like ...READ MORE

Jun 27 in Linux Administration by ajs3033
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Running a cron job at fixed intervals of time

Just use this instead: 0,30 * * * ...READ MORE

Jun 20 in Linux Administration by ajs3033
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How to find the group associated with a user in linux?

To list all the groups groups or to list ...READ MORE

Jun 20 in Linux Administration by DareDev
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Difference between root (/) and home directory (~) in terminal?

Root directory which is referred to as ...READ MORE

Jun 20 in Linux Administration by Vicky
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CentOS Error: 64 bit bad ELF interpreter

In my experience, a single yum command will ...READ MORE

Jun 20 in Linux Administration by Shubham
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Script file name in a Bash script

$0 will give you the complete basename. ...READ MORE

Jun 20 in Linux Administration by Shubham
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Killing a Zombie Process

You can clean up a zombie process ...READ MORE

Jun 19 in Linux Administration by Upasana
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pipe to clipboard using Bash

Try xclip; xclip - command line interface to ...READ MORE

Jun 17 in Linux Administration by Shubham
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Overall CPU usage (%)

top -bn2 | grep "Cpu(s)" | \ ...READ MORE

Jun 17 in Linux Administration by Shubham
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How can I find out which files differ in two directory trees?

Use this; diff -qr dir1/ dir2/ READ MORE

Jun 13 in Linux Administration by Upasana
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127.0.0.1: Could not Determine the server's fully qualified domain name

If you don't have httpd.conf in folder /etc/apache2, you should ...READ MORE

Jun 12 in Linux Administration by Shubham
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Linux: Efficiently test if a port is Open

$ nc -z <host> <port>; echo $? Use ...READ MORE

Jun 12 in Linux Administration by Shubham
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How to send mail using linux shell script?

If you've already configured the server, with ...READ MORE

Jun 11 in Linux Administration by ajs3033
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Replacing string characters using CLI

To replace each of xy and z ...READ MORE

Jun 11 in Linux Administration by DareDev
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Ubuntu 10.10: Connecting to a terminal to a serial-to-USB device on Maverick Meerkat

Check with dmesg | grep tty if system recognize ...READ MORE

Jun 10 in Linux Administration by Upasana
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Linux: Finding all storage devices attached to a machine

Use /proc/partitions first. This will list all ...READ MORE

Jun 10 in Linux Administration by Upasana
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Docker: Can't connect to docker daemon

Documentation Link: Post-installation steps for Linux  This documentation reveals ...READ MORE

Jun 7 in Linux Administration by Shubham
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Argument receiving error for rm command

Bash actually expands the asterisk to every ...READ MORE

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Cannot understand this "No X11 DISPLAY variable" error thrown at me

If you're on the main display, then export ...READ MORE

Jun 4 in Linux Administration by Upasana
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Which is a good hex editor for Linux?

You could try Bless. It is written ...READ MORE

Jun 4 in Linux Administration by Upasana
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How to extract file base name without path and extension in bash?

You don't actually have to call the ...READ MORE

May 31 in Linux Administration by Shubham
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Redirecting output to a file and stdout

The command you want is named tee; foo ...READ MORE

May 31 in Linux Administration by Shubham
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Linux: Recursive download of a folder via FTP

wget -r ftp://user:pass@server.com/ try this. READ MORE

May 30 in Linux Administration by Upasana
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Linux : Undefined reference to pthread_create

Try this; gcc -pthread -o term term.c READ MORE

May 29 in Linux Administration by Shubham
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to pass the user's password to scp

Try using the 'expect' script on the ...READ MORE

May 29 in Linux Administration by Shubham
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Linux: Using grep to display filenames

You need t use -l flag with ...READ MORE

May 24 in Linux Administration by ajs3033
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Setting JAVA_HOME in linux

find /usr/lib/jvm/java-1.x.x-openjdk vim /etc/profile Prepend sudo if logged in ...READ MORE

May 24 in Linux Administration by DareDev
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How to convert DOS line endings to Linux line endings in vim?

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May 24 in Linux Administration by Upasana
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How to change the default shell in Linux?

1. Change the password file directly for ...READ MORE

May 24 in Linux Administration by Upasana
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“cd” doesn't work in my shell script

One way to get around this is ...READ MORE

May 23 in Linux Administration by Shubham
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#! what is this called?

the # is called a hash, and ...READ MORE

May 23 in Linux Administration by Shubham
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Installation fails on xenial "Repository does not have a release file"

This bug is missing log files that ...READ MORE

May 22 in Linux Administration by Ishaan
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finding the MySQL my.cnf location

You could always run find in a ...READ MORE

May 21 in Linux Administration by Upasana
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Determining whether a given Linux is 32 bit or 64 bit

try this. getconf LONG_BIT Output: 32, if OS is 32 ...READ MORE

May 21 in Linux Administration by Upasana
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Linux Permissions: Sticky bits

You might have come across read, write ...READ MORE

May 21 in Linux Administration by John
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