Did you know that Unix and Linux has no concept of a file extension? What is a file name extension? A .txt extension tells us that it is a TEXT file and .pdf extension tells us that it is a PDF file. By following this logic, you understand that a file name extension is the […]
htop, an interactive process viewer for Linux, it is a good alternative to top command. When you run htop, it will show you your usage per CPU, as well as a text graph of your memory and swap usage right at the top, all in a colored interface.
As you know, everytime there is an update for the kernel, the new kernel is installed while the old one is not automaticaly uninstalled, after several kernel updates you will find a large list of old kernels in the start grub menu . So if we got no problem with the new installed kernel, we […]
There is a very simple command that reinstalls all the distribution packages and reconfigures them automatically. This is particularly helpful when you have done a partial upgrade and eventually have broken the system dependencies tree.
The APT (Advanced Packaging Tool) for Debian systems upgraded, and certainly true for over a decade, but there are a couple of new projects that believe they could make at least some of that work better.
The cpio command is one of the most commonly used Linux back up tools. The cpio command has two unusual features. Unlike tar , in which the files to back up are typed in as part of the command, cpio reads the files to work with from the standard input (in other words, the screen). […]