Category Archive: Linux

Mar 22 2018

fkill – Interactive Tool to Kill Processes in Linux

In this guide, I’ll demonstrate how you can use fkill-cli to easily kill a process on Linux. fkill-cli is a command line tool written in Nodejs which makes process management on Linux, macOS, and Windows simpler. It provides a guided way to kill a running process with support for a search to easily filter process by …

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Mar 20 2018

How to Use Truncate Command in Linux

Welcome to our guide on how to use Truncate Command in Linux. The Linux truncate command is often used to shrink or extend the size of each FILE to the specified size. The final size of the file depends on the initial. If a FILE (for example archive or log files) is larger than the …

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Mar 11 2018

How to Disable Error Report Dialog Pop-up in Ubuntu 18.04

After a fresh installation of Ubuntu desktop, applications run into problem occasionally and error reporting dialog boxes pop-up. By sending the error reports, you can help developers debugging program crashes. For those who don’t want to see the annoying pop-ups, here’s how to disable Ubuntu Apport error reporting. Source: How to Disable Error Report Dialog …

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Feb 28 2018

How to Exclude Specific Package from apt-get Upgrade

When working on some projects, sometimes you need the stability of your environment. Updating a package can cause the entire project to fail. Sometimes, we accidentally upgrade those packages which and this creates a serious issue on the server. This is why it can be important to maintain a specific version of a package. This article will show …

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Feb 23 2018

How to Install Specific Version of Package using apt-get

To handle Debian-based system packages, we use the apt-get command. This command requires administrative rights to work. It contains several options that make it possible to manipulate the packages through some operations like the installation, update or deletion, and many others. The beautiful thing is the fact that it allows installing a specific version of …

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Jan 24 2018

How to boot from a USB Mass Storage Device on a Raspberry Pi 3

This tutorial explains how to boot your Raspberry Pi 3 from a USB mass storage device such as a flash drive or USB hard disk. Be warned that this feature is experimental and does not work with all USB mass storage devices. See this blog post from Gordon Hollingworth for an explanation of why some …

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Dec 22 2017

A Bash script to rewrite the "static" IP address in the FreePBX Asterisk SIP Settings when it is changed by your ISP

This post is going to be a bit long because I first need to explain the “why” behind this script, then the script itself and how to test it after installation. Please note that the screenshots below are from earlier versions of FreePBX, and you probably will be using a more modern GUI interface, but …

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Dec 18 2017

How to Create a .Desktop File For Your Application in Linux

Some applications don’t show up in your Application menu. This article shows you how to create a .desktop file in Linux so you can launch your favorite apps from the Application menu. Source: How to Create a .Desktop File For Your Application in Linux – Make Tech Easier

Dec 17 2017

Rsync Over Ssh On Different Port In Linux

Rsync and SSH tools on different Linux port to copy local as well as remote files. Backup important data to secure place with Rsync and SSH in Linux. Source: Rsync Over Ssh On Different Port In Linux (LinOxide)

Dec 10 2017

12 Different Options of Rsync Command in Linux With Examples

This article shows different practical usage of rsync command and its options in linux with detailed examples Source: 12 Different Options of Rsync Command in Linux With Examples (LinOxide)

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