Understanding AWS(Amazon Web services) “The Cloud” Part – I

Written by “Kanika Gupta” To understand AWS, we need to understand the basics of Cloud Computing first. Let us take you through Cloud definition and need of Cloud computing and then we will figure out how AWS fits into role of Cloud

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16 ls command examples for newbe

What you should know about ls command in Linux? Just going to start Linux basics? Then you should not miss “ls command” which have all ingredients of Linux basics. In order to understand ls command output you should know following stuff. 1)

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13 Linux du command examples

In this post, we will be discuss the command “du” or disk usage. The du command is a handy command to check folder/file sizes in Linux. This command comes with lots of options which when combining them together can give you a very

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14 tail and head commands in Linux/Unix

Many people know about cat command which is useful in displaying entire file content. But in some cases we have to print part of file. In today’s post we will be talking about head and tail commands, which are very useful when

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Linux directory structure: /home and /root folders

This is our 6th post on understanding first level directories in /. Knowing these folders in detail or at least what each is meant for will help you understand Linux/Unix in whole. we already covered below directories, please have a look at

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How to List all Linux man pages containing “xyz”

The Linux man pages is an excellent source of information. Every system administrator knows how to use them and explore new commands, concepts through man pages. Recently I was doing some research on ACL’s(Access control list) and came to know there is a

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Finding the Right Type of Web Hosting

Today any average Joe can build their own website and make it look pretty legit using the tools that web hosts are offering. However, if you take yourself seriously as a professional then you need to step up your online presence. While

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Linux directory structure:/etc folder explained

ETC is a folder which contain all your system configuration files in it. Then why the etc name? “etc” is an English word which means etcetera i.e in layman words it is “and so on”. The naming convention of this folder is

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12 examples to decode man pages in Linux/Unix

I feel man is one of the frequently used command along ls and cd commands in Linux. Have some more which you think we use frequently then post it in comments. Many people who are new to Linux do not know its potential.

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9 practical Linux echo command examples

The echo command is useful for conveying a message/information to user. This command is more useful when you are writing shell scripts then normal system administration use. In this post we will see some basic examples as well as advanced stuff to

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