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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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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Get a cheap 1GB cloud server for $4

Are you looking for a cheap on-line virtual server for your personal use like practising Linux stuff or hosting your own website/DB server etc? Then this post is for you. Recently I come across Iozoom virtual hosting service which provides a VM at a reasonable

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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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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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How to simulate yes/No in Linux scripts/commands

In some situations when executing a command or a Linux shell script we may require some manual intervention. The yes command is simple built-in command which will help you remove this manual intervention stuff in your scripts. The yes command is a

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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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