Introduction This article is a guide on installing Gentoo in another Linux distribution (Arch, in this case). Look at it like a BSD Jail. It’s not a true install, merely a chroot–a virtual machine. Why, you ask? I think we’re all aware of and experienced with visualization technology. One of its drawbacks is that the […]
By default, every Linux OS has an efficient memory management system used to clear the buffer cache periodically. You can manually free up the memory cache with the following simple command: sk@sk:~$ sudo sh -c "sync; echo 3 > /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches" However, if you want to force the Linux OS to do clearing memory cache on […]
Most often we do install software from the terminal by the help of apt-get, rpm, yum, Ubuntu Software Center (GUI) and other forms on various Linux distributions. Sometimes it is good to download the source code of the software and compile it yourself. Most Linux newbies find this very difficult, since most of them are […]
tmux is a terminal multiplexer written in C. It enables a number of terminals to be created, accessed, and controlled from a single screen. It is similar to GNU Screen tool. A user can easily manage multiple tasks and command line programs on a Linux system, without having to open many Terminal windows. tmux may […]
find command is used for locate files in a directory hierarchy on Linux/Unix systems. You can search for files according to name, owner, group, type, permissions, date and other criteria. The search is recursive in that it will search all sub directories too. If you are a beginner, the following examples will make you clear about the find command. […]
There are a lot ways to take screenshot in Linux. scrot is a very useful command-line tool for taking screenshots. scrot is pre-installed in most Linux distributions. When it is not installed, just run the basic installation command in your terminal. For Ubuntu: $ sudo apt-get install scrot How do you use scrot to take […]
Yii is an open source, fast, secure and as well as high performance PHP framework used for developing large-scale web applications. In this walk-through let us learn how to install Yii on Ubuntu/Debian and its derivatives. Install Yii On Ubuntu I tested this under Ubuntu 12.10 Server, although it will work on Ubuntu/Debian new editions. […]
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.
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 […]
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