Display date and time for commands executed in linux

We can always set time to the commands showed in history command. Why we require to set time for this? This is totally a security measure and used for troubleshooting/fingerprinting a security threat. history command sample output before setting this variable. 466 

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How to mount a remote directory in Linux using sshfs

Q. I have access rights to one of the remote server through SSH protocol and there is no File share services such as Samba, NFS or FTP etc which are enabled on the server. Now I want to mount data from that

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How to mount FTP share locally in Linux using ftpfs

Question: I want to transfer one latest file from my ftp server share and I want to automate this task through shell script to download latest file from my FTP server, And I don’t know what is the Operating System at server end(This

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How to find similar or duplicate files in Linux/Unix

Recently I have bought an USB hard-disk which is 2TB for $90 from US. And I have copied some English movies around 500GB from one of my friends Hard disk. Then when I am checking the content I found that some of

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Many howto’s related to Linux file and folder permissions

Hi all, From tomorrow on words we are planing to provide in depth knowledge base on many Howto’s related to Linux Files, folders, users and groups permissions. Some of the howto’s which we are going to present are as follows. Chmod (Changing

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The scheme was not recognised as a valid LDAP URL scheme.

When you are configuring Apache-Aactive directory integration you may find this error. This is bit strange error, this type of errors will come when the LDAP URL is not mention properly. There may be a special character in the line which you

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How To Add Subdomain(Subzone) DNS Record In Linux?

Recently we got a requirement to configure a Sub-domain(sub-zone) record in DNS server.  Its little bit advanced concept but very much easy to configure. The most known records are as follows. A record for Adding an IP address record NS record for

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How to find expired user accounts in Linux

Q. I have a requirement to check whose accounts are expired in Linux machine and send a mail to root user about the accounts. How can i achieve this in Linux? Ans : Here is the script to check the account expires

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How To Convert NRG File To ISO File In Linux

Q. I have an NRG image file which is created from my nero writing software, how can i convert it to ISO formateso that I can mount it under linux? Ans : .nrg files can be converted by using nrg2iso command. This

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How To Find Large Files In Linux

Some times it is required to find big files which are eating out Harddisk space. We have to find them and delete them if they are not worth to keep. This can be done by using find command with -size option. find

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