Linux Tutorials on the topic “shell”

  • How to Setup ZSH and Oh-my-zsh on Linux

    linux Author: Muhammad ArulTags: , , , Comments: 0Published: Nov 01, 2017

    The Z Shell or zsh is an interactive UNIX shell and powerful command-line interpreter for scripting language including shell scripting. The Z shell has become one of the most popular shells for Linux operating system. It's rich in features and easy to configure and customize.

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  • Install and Use YouTube-DL on Ubuntu 16.04

    ubuntu Author: Hitesh JethvaTags: , , , Comments: 1Published: Oct 12, 2017

    Youtube-dl is a free and open source command line video download tools that can be used to download video from Youtube and other websites like, Facebook, Dailymotion, Google Video, Yahoo and much more. In this tutorial, we will learn how to install and use Youtube-dl on Ubuntu 16.04. We will also learn how to download Youtube video in different quality and formats.

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  • How to use the Linux ftp command to up- and download files on the shell

    linux Author: David DuarteTags: , , , , , , Comments: 11Updated: Oct 06, 2017

    In this tutorial, I will show you how to use the Linux ftp command on the shell. I will show you how to connect to an FTP server, up- and download files and create directories. While there are many nice desktops FTP clients available, the ftp command is still useful when you work remotely on a server over an SSH session and e.g. want to fetch a backup file from your FTP storage.

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  • How to use grep to search for strings in files on the shell

    linux Author: srijanTags: , , , , , Comments: 8Updated: Oct 05, 2017

    The grep command, which means global regular expression print, remains amongst the most versatile commands in a Linux terminal environment. It happens to be an immensely powerful program that lends users the ability to sort input based on complex rules, thus rendering it a fairly popular link across numerous command chains. The grep command is primarily used to search text or search any given file for lines containing a match to the supplied words/strings.

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  • Linux Head Command Explained for Beginners (5 Examples)

    linux Author: Himanshu AroraTags: , Comments: 0Published: Sep 27, 2017

    In this article, we will discuss the basics of the head command using some easy to understand examples. Sometimes, while working on the command line in Linux, you might want to take a quick look at a few initial lines of a file. For example, if a log file is continuously being updated, the requirement could be to view, say, first 10 lines of the log file every time.

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  • Linux Free Command Explained for Beginners (6 Examples)

    linux Author: Himanshu AroraTags: , Comments: 1Published: Sep 25, 2017

    Sometimes, while working on the command line in Linux, you might want to quickly take a look at the total available as well as used memory in the system. If you're a Linux newbie, you'll be glad to know there exists a built-in command - dubbed free - that displays this kind of information. In this tutorial, we will discuss the basics of the free command as well as some of the important features it provides.

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  • Linux Groups Command for Beginners (with Examples)

    linux Author: Himanshu AroraTags: , Comments: 0Published: Sep 20, 2017

    In Linux, there's a concept of users (those who use the system), and then there's the concept of groups, which is basically a logical mechanism to manage a collection of users. To give you a basic idea, groups make it easy to manage users with, say, same security and access privileges.

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  • Linux Commands - Overview and Examples

    linux Author: Himanshu AroraTags: , Comments: 4Updated: Sep 18, 2017

    The command line is one of the most powerful features of Linux. There exists a sea of Linux command line tools, allowing you to do almost everything you can think of doing on your Linux PC. However, this usually creates a problem: with so many commands available to use, you don't know where and how to start learning them, especially when you are beginner.

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  • Linux factor command tutorial for beginners (with examples)

    linux Author: Himanshu AroraTags: , Comments: 0Published: Sep 04, 2017

    If you are a Linux command line user, and your work revolves around prime numbers, there's a command line utility that might be of your help. The tool in question is factor, and in this tutorial, we will quickly discuss things like why it exists, how it works, and how you can use it. Please note that all examples and instructions mentioned here have been tested on Ubuntu 16.04LTS.

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  • Get Started With GNUPlot

    linux Author: Bill ToulasTags: , , Comments: 1Published: Sep 01, 2017

    GNUPlot is an actively developed freely distributed non-open source command line graphing and plotting software tool that was initially released back in 1986. GNUPlot can be useful for a wide spectrum of applications, so here comes a quick guide that will help you understand how it works, get to play with its basic functionality, and learn how to take your first steps with it the easy way.

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