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Best Linux Tutorials

Find the best Unix and Linux Tutorials for both newbies and advanced users. All our Linux tutorials are based on the most stable Linux OS we use: CentOS and RHEL operating systems.

But on some guides, we will also write and post solutions for Ubuntu and Debian systems, that are very well known inside the Linux community.

Gzip vs Zip: difference between the most popular compressing file formats

gzip vs zip main differences

Gzip and Zip are one of the most popular ways to compress files to save space and speed up file transfer speeds over local, private or public networks. Today we are going to explore what are the main differences between Gzip vs Zip, the most used compression methods of all times for Linux, Windows and Mac operating systems….

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UNEXPECTED INCONSISTENCY; RUN fsck MANUALLY

unexpected inconsistency linux fsck

Yesterday one of my customer servers crashed due to server powering off unexpectedly, and there was no ssh access of course. As it is a remote hosted server we were unable to get our hands on it. When it started again it ran an automatic fsck over sda and sdb.   As it was a slow SATA II drive…

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Upgrade Fedora 25 to Fedora 26

upgrade fedora 25 to fedora 26

Weeks ago Fedora 26 was released, and as I use fedora linux on all my laptop computers I just decided to upgrade to the lastest stable version. This is the procedure I used on both work and home notebooks to upgrade Fedora 25 to Fedora 26, and it worked perfectly. Upgrade Fedora 25 to Fedora 26 If you…

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Linux Move Directory Command

mv command is one of the most classic and useful commands for Linux users. You will use it in your day to day tasks as a system administrator or normal Linux / Unix user. mv command is not only useful to move directories, but also to rename directories and files inside Linux and Unix operating systems. It is…

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Move a folder in Linux using mv command

Q: How can I move a folder in Unix, Linux and MacOS operating systems using the command line? A: Folders / directories and files can be moved and renamed using the mv command in the Linux terminal. mv command syntax The Linux mv commnand sintax is pretty easy: mv source target mv -option origin destiny Linux mv command…

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How to track and trace a Linux process

On this post we will show you how to track and trace a Linux process on the system with two tools, ps and strace command line tools. This system tools can help you to identify real system process and their origin. On shared web hosting servers it is very common to face spam and malware issues. This issues…

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How to limit rsync speed and bandwidth usage using –bwlimit

rsync command is a fantastic tool to transfer data over hosts, however by default it uses all your available bandwidth and generates extra I/O. Recently one of my customers was streaming online radio and at the same time he was transfering some big files to an external server. He didn’t knew how to limit rsync speed and came…

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