Install and configure FTP server in Redhat/Centos Linux?

FTP stands for File Transfer Protocol. It was written by Abhay Bhushan and published in 1971. FTP is supported by all the operating systems and browsers. It is a client-server based protocol. How FTP works Step a: Client connects to server on port 21. Step

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12 Linux dd command examples

The dd command stands for “data duplicator” and used for copying and converting data. It is very powerful low level utility of Linux which can do much more like; • Backup and restore the entire hard disk or partition. • Backup of

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Linux: List/Find used inodes in a filesystem

Some times you may come across below error. touch: cannot touch `abc.txt’: No space left on device // using touch. This will be bit annoying when you come to know there is a space left in your desk. The culprit in this

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17 Linux df command examples to understand it

The Command df “disk file system” is one of the very powerful tools every system admin should know. when mastering this command you should understand lot of information about your local and remote file system details like mount point, disk utilization, partitions

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Force fsck on next boot in Linux

As a system administrator we should be very much cautions about data protection from unexpected events. These events include file system corruption as well. File system corruptions are caused due to many reasons, one reason is power interruptions. When you have critical

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Check if fsck runs at next boot in Linux?

Some times it is good to do file system checks for FS related errors before it is too late to recover a HDD. We have some inbuilt commands like fsck command to check for errors manually. But the issue is you can not

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Understanding Linux w command with examples

The w is an excellent command which will give you a quick overview of 1) Users logged in. 2) What they are doing. 3) CPU stats. w command is similar to who command with bit of variation. The who command will not

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8 Who command practical examples

The who command is one of the first command we use when troubleshooting common Linux related issues to make sure how many users are logged in and what they are doing. In this post we will see on how to use this command

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Install and Configure Munin monitoring server in Linux

Munin is an excellent system monitoring tool similar to RRD tool which will give you ample information about system performance in multiple fronts like disk, network, process, system and users. These are some of the default properties Munin monitors. How Munin works?

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How to list partition labels in Linux

This is a small post on how we can view list of assigned labels for partitions in Linux OS. We some times assign meaningful labels to partitions so that we can name them in /etc/fstab file for readability. For example most of

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