Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Create User Account using useradd/adduser commands in Linux

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In this tutorial, you will learn how to create user account using useradd/adduser commands in Linux. User management is one of the most common task in Linux system administration. Creating users, setting up their environments, setting passwords, managing their groups, deleting users etc are all tasks surrounding user management in Linux. Having the ability to manage users...

Install Foxit PDF Reader on Ubuntu 20.04

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In our today's guide, we are going to learn how to install Foxit PDF reader on Ubuntu 20.04. Foxit PDF reader is available in both Free and Enterprise editions. Some of the features provided by Foxit PDF reader include but not limited to; Intuitive User InterfaceCustomize ToolbarTouch Screen SupportPDF PortfoliosForm FillingForm Data Import/ExportParticipate in...

Install and Setup ZSH and Oh-My-Zsh on Ubuntu 20.04

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In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to install and setup Zsh and Oh-my-Zsh on Ubuntu 20.04. Z shell (ZSH) Zsh is a UNIX command interpreter (shell) usable as an interactive login shell and as a shell script command processor. It incorporates features of other shells such as Bash, tcsk, ksh. Some of...

Installing Perf Performance Analysis Tool on CentOS 8

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In this guide, we are going to learn on installing Perf Performance Analysis Tool on CentOS 8. Perf aka perf_events aka perf tools is a powerful performance counters monitoring tool for Linux systems that gathers data about hardware events such as instructions executed, branches mispredicted or cache-misses suffered. It also provides very low overhead...

Restrict SFTP User Access to Specific Directories in Linux

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In this guide, we are going to learn how to restrict SFTP user access to specific directories in Linux systems. SFTP, an acronym for Secure File Transfer Protocol is a secure file transfer protocol that runs over SSH. It offers all the features offered by the legacy FTP protocol but in a more secure manner.

Run only Specific Commands with sudo in Linux

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In this guide, you are going to learn how to run only specific commands with sudo in Linux. Our previous guide covered how to add user to sudo group to enable them to execute the commands with elevated privileges. How to Add Users to sudo group in Linux

How to Add Users to sudo group in Linux

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In this guide, we are going to learn how to add users to sudo group in Linux. More often than not, you want, as a non-root user, to run commands with elevated privileges in Linux. So the only way this can happen is to give user sudo privileges by adding them to a sudo group or to...

Using Find Command to Search for Files and Directories in Linux

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Welcome to our guide on using find command to search for files and directories in Linux. find is a command-line utility that searches one or more directory trees of a file system, locates files based on some user-specified criteria and applies a user-specified action on each matched file. It can also be use with other Linux/Unix commands to...

Connect to WiFi in Linux Using NMCLI command

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This tutorial will guide you on how to connect to WiFi in Linux using NMCLI command. NMCLI is a command-line tool for controlling NetworkManager and reporting network status. It can be utilized as a replacement for nm-applet or other graphical clients. It is used to create, display, edit, delete, activate, and deactivate network connections, as well as...

Extract Log Lines of Specific Dates from a Log File

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Good day folks. Today, we would like to discuss how to extract log lines of specific dates from a log file. If you are a guy that sifts through a thousand logs in between the lines looking for something, then this article will best suit you. Extract Log Lines of Specific Dates from...