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Display shared libraries used by executables in linux

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

Jul 3, 2019 in Linux Administration by ajs3033
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Error: tkinter for Python Installation

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

Jul 3, 2019 in Linux Administration by Upasana
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Access Denied to user root@localhost while using mysql

For MySQL versions < 5.7: the default root ...READ MORE

May 13, 2019 in Linux Administration by DareDev
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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, 2019 in Linux Administration by Shubham
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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, 2019 in Linux Administration by DareDev
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Killing a Zombie Process

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

Jun 19, 2019 in Linux Administration by Upasana
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Running a cron job at fixed intervals of time

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

Jun 20, 2019 in Linux Administration by ajs3033
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Script file name in a Bash script

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

Jun 20, 2019 in Linux Administration by Shubham
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pipe to clipboard using Bash

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

Jun 17, 2019 in Linux Administration by Shubham
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Overall CPU usage (%)

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

Jun 17, 2019 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, 2019 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, 2019 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, 2019 in Linux Administration by ajs3033
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Linux: Efficiently test if a port is Open

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

Jun 12, 2019 in Linux Administration by Shubham
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Replacing string characters using CLI

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

Jun 11, 2019 in Linux Administration by DareDev
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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, 2019 in Linux Administration by Upasana
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Argument receiving error for rm command

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

Jun 7, 2019 in Linux Administration by Shubham
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Which is a good hex editor for Linux?

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

Jun 4, 2019 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, 2019 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, 2019 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, 2019 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, 2019 in Linux Administration by Upasana
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Writing a heredoc to a file in a script

try to use tee: tee newfile <<EOF line 1 line 2 line ...READ MORE

May 20, 2019 in Linux Administration by Shubham
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How to convert DOS line endings to Linux line endings in vim?

try this; :%s/\r/\r/g READ MORE

May 24, 2019 in Linux Administration by Upasana
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Linux: Using grep to display filenames

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

May 24, 2019 in Linux Administration by ajs3033
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#! what is this called?

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

May 23, 2019 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, 2019 in Linux Administration by Ishaan
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How to perform proxy http request using curl?

One of the ways is: export http_proxy=http://your.proxy.server:port/ Then you ...READ MORE

Mar 26, 2019 in Linux Administration by DareDev
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finding the MySQL my.cnf location

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

May 21, 2019 in Linux Administration by Upasana
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Linux Permissions: Sticky bits

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

May 21, 2019 in Linux Administration by John
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What is the meaning of 'errno'?

you can retrieve a complete list of ...READ MORE

May 20, 2019 in Linux Administration by Shubham
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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, 2019 in Linux Administration by Upasana
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Merge multiple pdf files in one using terminal

Install a utility call pdfunite which is ...READ MORE

May 17, 2019 in Linux Administration by ajs3033
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To run a shell script on a Unix console or Mac terminal

To run a non-executable sh script, use: sh myscript To run ...READ MORE

May 16, 2019 in Linux Administration by Upasana
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generating a list of files with their absolute path in Linux

If you find an absolute path to start with, ...READ MORE

May 16, 2019 in Linux Administration by Upasana
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Error :Ethernet Cable unplugged in Ubuntu

Try this: $ sudo ifconfig eth0 down $ sudo ...READ MORE

Feb 9, 2019 in Linux Administration by Omkar
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Setting environment variables in linux

You need to add more information about ...READ MORE

May 13, 2019 in Linux Administration by ajs3033
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Comparing two string variables in an 'if' statement in Bash

1. For string comparison, use: if [ "$s1" ...READ MORE

May 15, 2019 in Linux Administration by Shubham
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Removing a symlink to a directory

rm foo try this. Also, You need write ...READ MORE

May 15, 2019 in Linux Administration by Shubham
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Getting error while installing deb file: dpkg frontend is locked by another process

You can try to remove the lock. ...READ MORE

Apr 1, 2019 in Linux Administration by Tina
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Adding yes/no/cancel prompts in shell script

You can use the read command. Here's ...READ MORE

Mar 12, 2019 in Linux Administration by ajs3033
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ssh :: Permission denied

Hey @Vinod,  Check if you're providing the correct ...READ MORE

Apr 2, 2019 in Linux Administration by Kalgi
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redirecting stdout and stderr to file using bash

cmd >>file.txt 2>&1 Bash always executes and redirects ...READ MORE

Mar 19, 2019 in Linux Administration by ajs3033
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Linux: Killing a process occupying a particular port

Use the port command to find the ...READ MORE

Apr 3, 2019 in Linux Administration by DareDev
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ld unable to find existing library

your problem here is that your linker ...READ MORE

Mar 19, 2019 in Linux Administration by DareDev
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Deleting an exported environment variable

Just use unset command: unset GNUPLOT_DRIVER_DIR READ MORE

Mar 12, 2019 in Linux Administration by DareDev
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How to install a deb file?

You can install a .deb file with ...READ MORE

Apr 1, 2019 in Linux Administration by Shaan
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Error when trying to install a few packages on ubuntu

Try executing the following commands and try ...READ MORE

Mar 15, 2019 in Linux Administration by Jobin
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Not able to install npm on Ubuntu

Try installing npm using aptitude: sudo apt install aptitude sudo ...READ MORE

Nov 28, 2018 in Linux Administration by Omkar
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