Change shell properties with Linux shopt command

Bash shopt command explained  with examples Shopt(SHell OPTions) is a built-in command to change the properties of a shell such as.. Its history behavior Spell check Enable special characters for echo command by default and many more. This is an excellent command which give more control on Shell for you when you are working on bash(…)

25+ Awesome Linux/Unix command chaining examples

Command chaining is a concept to execute two or more commands in one execution to increase. productivity Reduce system resource usage (In some cases) Short and sweet codes. These are supported by almost every shell we know. Today we will learn how to use different command chaining operators available for us in an easy way.(…)

Linux Bash Shell auto completion and Wild cards

Bash is one of the best shell available in Linuix and Unix OS. This is due to its capabilities such as history shortcuts Auto completion and file  wild cards command chaining We already discussed about history and shortcuts in some older posts. Today we will see how we can use BASH Shell to do auto(…)

23 Linux cd command examples

This is a basic post to show you what we can do with cd command to reduce your time spending at terminal by using alias, tips and some shortcuts. cd(Change Directory) is a basic command which is used to change your working directory from one to other. Here are some productivity tips and some less(…)

Activate NIC or network card at boot time for Redhat/CentOS

In recent RHEL6/CentOS6 NIC is not getting up by default. So once you login we have to up the network interface to make it work properly. To make the interface available at the time of boot we have to set ONBOOT option in ifcfg-eth0 file. Open the file In file /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/devices/ifcfg-eth0 and change ONBOOT value(…)

How to set path in Linux and Unix

What is a path? A path is a unique location to a file or a folder in a file system of an OS. A path to a file is a combination of / and alpha-numeric characters. Why to set PATH variable? PATH variable is system variable or environment variable used to store binaries/commands location/folder so(…)

Absloute path vs relative path in Linux/Unix

One of this blog follower asked us that what's the difference between absolute and relative path? To understand this we have to know what is a path in Linux. What is a path? A path is a unique location to a file or a folder in a file system of an OS. A path to(…)

Linux/Unix: Difference between char and Block file

Q. What is a char file and a block file? Is there any difference between them? These both files are related to writing data and reading data from one place to other place. But the difference between them is how they read/write data.   character file: A char file is a hardware file which reads/write(…)

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We have a twitter handler where you will get latest updates from us about technology around the Linux and open source. We will keep updating twitter posts on regular basis. Our twitter handler is @linuxnix Please inform your friends, teammates, school friends and others who want to know about Linux and Linux administration to follow(…)

Refreshed linuxnix.com to look better.

Hi all, We are happy to announce that we refreshed our site look and feel. From here on words the site will be more friendly without any cluttered look. We make it more user-friendly and removed unwanted things such as widgets, links and clutter data. We want to make linuxnix.com a more user-friendly site and(…)