Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Install and Use 7zip on Ubuntu 18.04/Ubuntu 20.04

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In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to install and use 7zip on Ubuntu 18.04/Ubuntu 20.04. 7zip is a free and open-source file archiver with a high compression ratio. The program supports 7z, LZMA2, XZ, ZIP, Zip64, CAB, RAR, ARJ, GZIP, BZIP2, TAR, CPIO, RPM, ISO, most filesystem images and DEB formats. Compression ratio in the new...

Installing Perf Performance Analysis Tool on Ubuntu 18.04

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Good day all. This guides is about installing Perf performance analysis tool on Ubuntu 18.04. Perf, also known as perf_events is a powerful performance counter 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 profiling of applications to trace dynamic control flow and identify hotspots,...

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

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...

Delete Lines Matching a Specific Pattern in a File using SED

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In this guide, we are going to learn how to delete lines matching a specific pattern in a file using SED. SED is a stream editor that performs basic text filtering and transformations on an input stream (a file or input from a pipeline). Delete Lines Matching a Specific Pattern in a File using SED In our previous guide, we covered...

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...

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...

Delete Lines Matching Specific Pattern in a File using VIM

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This guide will take you through how to delete lines matching specific pattern in a file using VIM. Linux system admins work with files day in day out. At some point, you may want just to delete lines matching a specific pattern or a string in a file. There are quite a number of tools out there that you...

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...