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5 ‘chattr’ Commands to Make Important Files IMMUTABLE (Unchangeable) in Linux

5 ‘chattr’ Commands to Make Important Files IMMUTABLE (Unchangeable) in Linux
chattr (Change Attribute) is a command line Linux utility that is used to set/unset certain attributes to a file in Linux system to secure accidental deletion or modification of important files and folders, even though you are logged in as a root user. In Linux native filesystems i.e. ext2, ext3, ext4, btrfs, etc. supports all the flags, though all the flags won’t support to all non-native FS. One cannot delete or modify file/folder once attributes...
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DNF – The Next Generation Package Management Utility for RPM Based Distributions

DNF – The Next Generation Package Management Utility for RPM Based Distributions
A recent news draw the attention of many Linux users, professionals and learners that “DNF” (stands for nothing officially) is going to replace “YUM” package management utility in distributions viz., Fedora, CentOS, RedHat, etc. that are using RPM Package Manager. The news was quite surprising and more or less a packager manager is attached to the identity of a Linux distribution which is responsible for installing, updating and removing...
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6 Interesting Funny Commands of Linux (Fun in Terminal) – Part II

6 Interesting Funny Commands of Linux (Fun in Terminal) – Part II
In our past following articles, we’ve shown some useful articles on some funny commands of Linux, which shows that Linux is not as complex as it seems and can be fun if we know how to use it. Linux command line can perform any complex task very easily and with perfection and can be interesting and joyful. 20 Funny Commands of Linux – Part I Fun in Linux Terminal – Play with Word and Character Counts Funny Linux Commands The former...
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15 Practical Examples of ‘echo’ command in Linux

15 Practical Examples of ‘echo’ command in Linux
echo is one of the most commonly and widely used built-in command for Linux bash and C shells, that typically used in scripting language and batch files to display a line of text/string on standard output or a file. echo command examples The syntax for echo is: echo [option(s)] [string(s)] 1. Input a line of text and display on standard output $ echo Tecmint is a community of Linux Nerds Outputs the following text: Tecmint is a community...
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15 Practical Examples of ‘cd’ Command in Linux

15 Practical Examples of ‘cd’ Command in Linux
In Linux ‘cd‘ (Change Directory) command is one of the most important and most widely used command for newbies as well as system administrators. For admins on a headless server, ‘cd‘ is the only way to navigate to a directory to check log, execute a program/application/script and for every other task. For newbie it is among those initial commands they make their hands dirty with. 15 cd command examples in linux Thus, keeping...
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Cheat – An Ultimate Command Line ‘Cheat-Sheet’ for Linux Beginners and Administrators

Cheat – An Ultimate Command Line ‘Cheat-Sheet’ for Linux Beginners and Administrators
What you do when you are not sure of the command you are running especially in case of complex commands which uses a lot of options. We use man pages to get some help in such situation. Some of the other options may include commands like ‘help‘, ‘whereis‘ and ‘whatis‘. But all has their Pros and Cons. While going through man pages for options and help, the description in man pages are too lengthy to understand specially...
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7 ‘dmesg’ Commands for Troubleshooting and Collecting Information of Linux Systems

7 ‘dmesg’ Commands for Troubleshooting and Collecting Information of Linux Systems
The ‘dmesg‘ command displays the messages from the kernel ring buffer. A system passes multiple runlevel from where we can get lot of information like system architecture, cpu, attached device, RAM etc. When computer boots up, a kernel (core of an operating system) is loaded into memory. During that period number of messages are being displayed where we can see hardware devices detected by kernel. dmesg Command Examples The messages...
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5 Best Command Line Archive Tools for Linux – Part 1

5 Best Command Line Archive Tools for Linux – Part 1
In our day-to-day life we come across, archived files on the platforms of all kind be it Windows, Mac or Linux. There are several Application program available for all of the platforms to create archive files as well as uncompress them. When it comes to work on Linux Platform, we need to deal with archived files very frequently. Linux Command Line Archive Tools Here in this article we will be discussing archive tools available on standard Linux...
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