Category: Linux Administration

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View System and OS Information Using Screenfetch

ScreenFetch is a handy bash script to display the important information of the system and operating system. It auto detects the OS distribution and display an ASCII version of distribution logo and valuable system information to its right. Being the owner or administrator of the system it is very important that you should “know your stuff well” and well aware of the machine you are playing with. Today, to achieve...

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Why should we have separate development, testing, and production environments?

Development – It is an environment where developers commit code, experiments, fix bugs, make mistakes etc…Staging – It is an environment where manual or automated tests are executed, and due to complexity, these can consume a lot of server resources.Production – It is an environment where we create value for customers and/or the business. This is a highly sensitive environment and puts a deep effect on your reputation and brand...

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Creating Custom Commands in Unix/Linux

Working smart means bringing maximum production from your work. In day to day life, Unix/Linux users encounter some certain set of commands which need to be executed quite frequently. Executing these commands on a regular basis may become quite irritating sometimes. Unix/Linux systems allow us to create custom commands to cope up with this situation. Instead of executing the same set of commands every time, we can put these commands...

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How to Change Time Zone in Linux

Selection of the standard and precise timezone is crucial for evaluation and execution of many tasks and processes running on a Linux instance. In our day to day life, we come across certain circumstances where the need of changing and setting up the different timezone on Linux system originates consistently. This tutorial contains the detailed instructions for changing the timezone on various distributions of Linux. Instructions for changing the time...

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How to Check Detailed Response Timing of a Website from Linux Command Line using Curl

Analyzing your server response time and website performance on regular basis is one of the most important tasks. Let me say it little straightforward here, it does not matter how good your website is, how much you have spent in building it up. First of all, everything that matters is how fast your website loads. Many people focus on building up trendy websites which require many images, third-party scripts, include...

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Powerful chattr command in Linux

chattr (change attributes), is a powerful command line utility which is used to change the file attributes on a Linux file system. There is a number of benefits which can be obtained fruitfully by adding these advanced attributes to certain file/directories in a Linux file system. Accidentally, Users and Administrators may overwrite, modify or remove some important files on the Linux file system and put themselves in big trouble. Using...