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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.

ifconfig: command not found

centos tips and tricks

Today I was setting up a new cloud server and needed to use the classic ifconfig command. I wasn’t able to do it because of this error: ifconfig: command not found It seems CentOS 7.x doesn’t come up with ifconfig installed by default on the minimal ISO image I used. ifconfig command is no longer installed by default…

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How to format and mount disk larger than 2TB on Linux

mount large drive on Linux

Days ago I needed to format a large 4TB drive on Linux, and same as other times I knew I couldn’t run a simple fdisk command to create the new partition, as fdisk won’t work on drives larger than 2TB on Linux. This is what I did to format and mount a driver larger than 2TB on Linux, follow…

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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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