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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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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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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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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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Setting JAVA_HOME in linux

Hello fellow techies, Assuming you use bash shell ...READ MORE

Dec 10, 2020 in Linux Administration by Rajiv
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-bash: cd: /root/: Permission denied

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

Aug 13, 2020 in Linux Administration by MD
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Job for httpd.service failed because the control process exited with error code.

Hi guys I was facing same problem as ...READ MORE

Nov 21, 2020 in Linux Administration by anonymous
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Linux tar: gzip: stdin: unexpected end of file

The error you're getting may be because ...READ MORE

Aug 9, 2019 in Linux Administration by Kunal
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What is the difference between ctrl z and ctrl c in command line?

Hi@akhtar, Generally, these two commands are used to ...READ MORE

Feb 24, 2020 in Linux Administration by MD
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Get yesterday's date in bash on Linux, DST-safe

I have a shell script that runs ...READ MORE

Dec 14, 2022 in Linux Administration by erzan
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xxd usage (change magic byte to JPEG)

I create a simple test file like ...READ MORE

Dec 14, 2022 in Linux Administration by erzan
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How to implement getch() function of C in Linux?

In TurboC++, I can use the getch() ...READ MORE

Dec 14, 2022 in Linux Administration by erzan
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What does the $ mean in Linux?

I have to explain what the code ...READ MORE

Dec 14, 2022 in Linux Administration by erzan
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How to search any word in linux 'screen'

I am going screen logs of devstack ...READ MORE

Dec 14, 2022 in Linux Administration by erzan
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How to compile executable for Windows with GCC with Linux Subsystem?

Linux Subsystem fills in as a Linux-PC. ...READ MORE

Jun 20, 2022 in Linux Administration by Rahul
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Sqlplus login error when using bash variables: SP2-0306: Invalid option

I have a bash script that connects ...READ MORE

Jun 22, 2022 in Linux Administration by Korak
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bash: /home/XXX/.rvm/scripts/rvm: No such file or directory

Install RVM  gpg --keyserver hkp:// keys.gnupg.net --recv-keys 409B6B1796C275462A1703113804BB82D39DC0E3 ​Now ...READ MORE

May 27, 2022 in Linux Administration by Korak
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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, 2022 in Linux Administration by Edureka
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How to execute mongodb commands from bash shell?

I searched and found that one can ...READ MORE

Jun 22, 2022 in Linux Administration by Korak
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Chmod 777 to a folder and all contents

To help you with your doubt, if ...READ MORE

Feb 9, 2022 in Linux Administration by Rahul
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bash : Bad Substitution

The default shell (/bin/sh) under Ubuntu focuses ...READ MORE

Jun 20, 2022 in Linux Administration by Rahul
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How do you copy and paste into Git Bash

Press Insert. Likewise, to duplicate from the window, ...READ MORE

Jun 20, 2022 in Linux Administration by Rahul
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git bash commands with python or Gitpyhon

So I have follwoing bash command which ...READ MORE

Jun 21, 2022 in Linux Administration by Korak
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How can I download git branch files to local system?

Clone the master branch. As you  said ...READ MORE

May 27, 2022 in Linux Administration by Korak
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How do I check if a directory exists in a Bash shell script?

To check if a directory exists in ...READ MORE

Jun 7, 2022 in Linux Administration by Korak
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What does '-gt' operator mean in Bash programming?

It's a math test. assist with testing ...READ MORE

Jun 20, 2022 in Linux Administration by Rahul
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Why do you need to put #!/bin/bash at the beginning of a script file?

It's a show so the *nix shell ...READ MORE

Jun 20, 2022 in Linux Administration by Rahul
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How to add man and zip to "git bash" installation on Windows

I am using git bash on Windows - that ...READ MORE

Jun 9, 2022 in Linux Administration by Rahul
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Bash - cat command and errors

I was trying bash shell redirection. I ...READ MORE

Jun 21, 2022 in Linux Administration by Korak
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How do I get my bash script to assign unique usernames automatically to new users?

I'm a beginner writing a bash script ...READ MORE

Jun 22, 2022 in Linux Administration by Korak
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How do I run a program with commandline arguments using GDB within a Bash script?

When running a program on GDB, usually, ...READ MORE

Jun 21, 2022 in Linux Administration by Korak
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Install Heroku CLI on Mac with Bash Termimal

I'm trying to follow this guide and ...READ MORE

Jun 16, 2022 in Linux Administration by Rahul
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How to keep quotes in Bash arguments?

utilizing "$@" will substitute the contentions as ...READ MORE

Jun 13, 2022 in Linux Administration by Korak
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bashrc not found on MacOS Monterey version 12.0

Assuming that you believe your content should ...READ MORE

May 27, 2022 in Linux Administration by Korak
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zodiac sign calculator using bash script

#!/usr/bin/bash echo "This is a zodiac sign calculator" echo ...READ MORE

Jun 22, 2022 in Linux Administration by Korak
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Can bash show a function's definition?

Is there a way to view a ...READ MORE

Jun 22, 2022 in Linux Administration by Korak
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if, elif, else statement issues in Bash

I can't seem to work out what ...READ MORE

Jun 22, 2022 in Linux Administration by Korak
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How to detect the OS from a Bash script?

I would like to keep my .bashrc and .bash_login files in ...READ MORE

Jun 22, 2022 in Linux Administration by Korak
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Bash script to automate a VPN from vpnbook.com

I wrote a bash script that reads ...READ MORE

May 27, 2022 in Linux Administration by Rahul
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how to grep a specific process from ps in linux?

When I ps -af | grep RV ...READ MORE

Apr 14, 2022 in Linux Administration by Rahul
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How to send control+c from a bash script?

I'm starting a number of screens in ...READ MORE

Jun 16, 2022 in Linux Administration by Rahul
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How to detect the OS from a Bash script?

I would like to keep my .bashrc and .bash_login files in ...READ MORE

Jun 21, 2022 in Linux Administration by Korak
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Escaping Quotes in Chef Bash

This I need quotes in a cronjob ...READ MORE

Jun 21, 2022 in Linux Administration by Korak
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How can I invoke both BASH and CSH shells in a same script

In the same script, I want to ...READ MORE

Jun 21, 2022 in Linux Administration by Korak
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How to list all background pids in bash

Either I am not able to phrase ...READ MORE

Jun 22, 2022 in Linux Administration by Korak
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Windows system, after heroku login from git bash, there is no command line show

You can login via Windows command prompt ...READ MORE

May 27, 2022 in Linux Administration by Korak
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What is the preferred Bash shebang?

Is there any Bash shebang objectively better than the ...READ MORE

Jun 21, 2022 in Linux Administration by Korak
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Bash script command result inside other variable to define prompt

I would like to define a prompt ...READ MORE

Jun 22, 2022 in Linux Administration by Korak
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Convert PDF to DOC (Python/Bash)

I've saw some pages that allow user ...READ MORE

Jun 21, 2022 in Linux Administration by Korak
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How can I get the directory where a Bash script is located from within the script itself?

How do I get the path of ...READ MORE

Jun 21, 2022 in Linux Administration by Korak
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