yum update command

15+ examples for yum update command

Yum is a package manager used on Red Hat, CentOS, and other Linux distributions that use RPM Package Manager. Yum is used to install, update, delete, or otherwise manipulate the packages installed on these Linux systems. In this tutorial, we will cover the yum update command – what it is, how to use it, and […]

Linux find command

Linux find command tutorial (with examples)

When it comes to locating files or directories on your system, the find command on Linux is unparalleled.  It’s simple to use, yet has a lot of different options that allow you to fine-tune your search for files. Read on to see examples of how you can wield this command to find anything on your […]

Linux curl command

15+ examples for Linux cURL command

In this tutorial, we will cover the cURL command in Linux. Follow along as we guide you through the functions of this powerful utility with examples to help you understand everything it’s capable of. The cURL command is used to download or upload data to a server, using one of its 20+ supported protocols. This […]

grep command in Linux

Grep command in Linux (With Examples)

In this tutorial, you will learn how to use the very essential grep command in Linux. We’re going to go over why this command is important to master, and how you can utilize it in your everyday tasks at the command line. Let’s dive right in with some explanations and examples.     Why do […]

Linux runlevels

Understanding Linux runlevels the right way

You can think of Linux runlevels as different “modes” that the operating system runs in. Each of these modes, or runlevels, has its own list of processes and services that are either turned on or off. From the time Linux boots up, it’s always in some runlevel. This runlevel may change as you continue to […]

Killing a process in Linux

10+ examples for killing a process in Linux

In this tutorial, we will talk about killing a process in Linux with multiple examples. In most cases, it’s as simple as typing “kill” command followed by the process ID (commonly abbreviated as PID). In the screenshot above, we’ve killed a process with the ID of 1813. If you are a Windows user, it may […]

List users in Linux

15+ examples for listing users in Linux

In this post, you will learn about listing users in Linux. Besides this, you will know other tricks about Linux users’ characteristics. There are 2 types of users in Linux, system users who are created by default with the system. On the other hand, there are regular users who are created by system administrators and […]

shell script

How to write practical shell scripts

In the last post, we talked about regular expressions and we saw how to use them in sed and awk for text processing, and we discussed before Linux sed command and awk command. During the series, we wrote small shell scripts, but we didn’t mix things up, I think we should take a small step further […]