chkconfig command is used to start, stop and view the status of all services running on the system. It allows you to display and change the services on your system at all levels. Let us see some basic commands in this short how-to.
rsync is a command-line backup tool that synchronizes files and directories from one system to another. Those who aren’t familiar with command line rsync, there is a GUI alternative available called Grsync. Grsync is a graphical user interface front-end for the rsync tool. Its a cross platform tool normally works under Linux, Windows OS and Mac OS. In […]
The “top” command provides a dynamic real-time view of a running system. It can display system summary information as well as a list of processes or threads currently being managed by the Linux kernel. The types of system summary information shown and the types, order and size of information displayed for processes are all user configurable and that configuration can […]
OpenDNS is a free DNS alternative to your ISP DNS. It helps you to get faster and as well as safer browsing at absolutely free. It speeds up your browsing experience by connecting to better DNS servers that are faster and reliable. Anyone can use this DNS for their individual system or home network. For […]
Have you ever thought how much is your data worth? Have you ever thought how much time, energy and money did you spend on your data? Hard disks break and if you have not backed up your data you will lose time and money. It is your job as a User or Administrator to protect […]
Have you ever wondered if there is a simple way to copy files and run commands on multiple machines from one command? Well there are several tools available that will allow us to do just that, but for starters we will discuss just pssh (Parallel SSH). pssh (Parallel SSH) pssh (Parallel SSH) is a command-line […]
LibreOffice 4.0 was recently released with many new features. Fedora 18 comes with 3.6 and does not have 4.0 available in the repositories for upgrading. So how do we get LibreOffice 4.0 installed on Fedora 18? Well that’s what we are going to discuss here. So here is how it is done. First we need […]
Question! How to make OpenSUSE work from your workplace or somewhere where credentials are needed for an internal proxy? In my case, I am working in a company where a proxy is needed to connect to the Internet. Try some proxy settings # yast2 --update Please edit: # […]