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 […]
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 […]
When Oracle announced it was discontinuing the development of OpenSolaris, there was shock among the free Unix community. OpenSolaris was popular and had a very loyal user-base and good support from developers, internal and community. A fork of OpenSolaris was quickly announced. A fork of the kernel would become what is known as Illumos. And […]
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 […]
This tutorial’s intention is to teach newbies how to download, install and remove software in Ubuntu. I know this tutorial is for newbies like my Grandmother, but if we geeks don’t help newbies, who is going to help them? When I first heard about Ubuntu I didn’t even know how to delete items. I was […]