How to install Ubuntu 12.10 Linux?

This is our third post on installing different Linux operating systems. Ubuntu is one of the best desktop Linux operating systems available in market. About Ubuntu: Ubunut came into existence to push open source softwares to normal users. It started distributing free CD to any place in the world. I ordered some 50+ CD’s in 2006 to(…)

How to install Linux Cent OS 6(Community Enterprise Linux OS)?

This is our second post on installing Linux OS(We have other OS like Ubuntu, Arch Linux on the way). In this post we will see on how to install Cent-OS through CD-ROM. About CentOS: Community ENTerprise OS is one more popular OS in Linux server market. This OS came into prominence when Redhat started distributing its flagship OS RHEL(…)

How to install Redhat Enterprise Linux(RHEL) 6 OS?

Today we are going to see the installation of Redhat Enterprise Linux in  a detailed way. This post is intended for new users who want to try it out. About Redhat: Redhat is a pioneer in open source technologies who evangelize the use of open source in enterprise world. Redhat started its operations in 1993 after 2 years of Linux OS release. Till 2001(…)

How Copying of files to remote servers in Linux works(a Tricky concept)?

Q. Is copying(from one server to another) a data of 1MB in size file is same as copying of multiple files whose size is 1MB when added up? This is a tricky question asked in of the interview which I have attended recently. Initially I thought both the things will happen at same speed. But(…)

Popular posts of the week

This is our Weekly updates from our blogs: From :: The Linux Juggernaut Linux/Unix: Difference between /dev/null and /dev/zero files Linux YUM/RPM: Check which package provides a command or a file How to Record your Terminal session in Linux? Linux Booting process explained PS1 prompt explained for Linux/Unix   From :: The Scripting mania Linux/Unix(…)

PS1 prompt explained for Linux/Unix

As said in our previous post(Linux booting process) about our up coming posts on Linux prompts. This is first in the series which will give you detail information about PS1 prompt. What is PS1 prompt? PS1 (Prompt String 1) is one of the prompts available in Linux/Unix. When you try to login to any machine, you have(…)

Linux Booting process explained

Knowing Linux booting process is an essential part of every Linux user/administration which will give you a clear picture of how Linux Operating system works. In this post we will see what happens when a Linux OS boots i.e. after powering on the machine to the user login prompt. Below image will give you clear(…)

How to Record your Terminal session in Linux?

  Some times its require to record your terminal sessions for future use or some sort of educational purpose. Recording terminal session can be achieved by installing script command(Most of the distributions install this application by default). If the command is not there try to install the package which provides it. Install script command in Linux(Redhat/Fedora/CentOS) Operating(…)

Linux YUM/RPM: Check which package provides a command or a file

Some times its require to find which package/application provide a command or a file or even a directory in Redhat based machines. yum/rpm commands will come to your rescue to find that. Scenario: Recently we tried to install a command on a different machine which is already installed in one of our machines but not(…)

Linux/Unix: Difference between /dev/null and /dev/zero files

/dev/zero and /dev/null are two pseudo files which are useful for creating empty files. Many people consider there is no difference or puzzled with what could be the difference between two files. There is considerable difference when writing data using these hardware files. /dev/zero: This file is used to create a file with no data(…)