Linux Tutorials on the topic “shell”

  • Linux exit Command Explained for Beginners (with Examples)

    Linux exit Command Explained for Beginners (with Examples)

    Author: Tags: , Comments: 1Updated: Sep 04, 2019

    If you are a Linux newbie, and your work involves doing stuff through the command line, then it goes without saying that you must be spending a lot of time on the terminal window. As you'd likely agree, there are some commands that we tend to use very frequently, like ls, cp, and rm. However, there are some others that are comparatively less used. In this tutorial, we will discuss one such, less frequently used command: Exit.

  • Linux dd Command Explained for Beginners (8 Examples)

    Linux dd Command Explained for Beginners (8 Examples)

    Author: Tags: , Comments: 5Updated: Sep 03, 2019

    Sometimes, while working on the command line in Linux, you may need to perform a copy operation in a way that the data/text gets formatted before it's written to the destination. In this tutorial, we will discuss how the dd tool works using some easy to understand examples.

  • Linux killall Command for Beginners (8 Examples)

    Linux killall Command for Beginners (8 Examples)

    Author: Tags: , Comments: 1Updated: Aug 29, 2019

    We've already discussed the kill command that you can use in case you want to terminate processes in Linux. However, there exists another command line utility that you can use for the same purpose: killall.

  • How to Protect Zip file with Password on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

    How to Protect Zip file with Password on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

    Author: Tags: , , , Comments: 2Published: Aug 22, 2019

    Protect your compressed zip file with password on Linux is pretty easy. In this tutorial, we will show you how to protect zip file with a password using the command line and GUI on Ubuntu 18.04.

  • Linux rename Command Tutorial for Beginners (with Examples)

    Linux rename Command Tutorial for Beginners (with Examples)

    Author: Tags: , Comments: 3Published: Aug 13, 2019

    If you work with files on the command line in Linux, renaming files is one of the most frequent tasks you may find yourself involved in. We've already discussed the mv command that lets you do this. And here, in this tutorial, we will discuss another such tool, dubbed rename.

  • 16 Practical Examples of Linux LS command for Beginners

    16 Practical Examples of Linux LS command for Beginners

    Author: Tags: , Comments: 4Updated: Aug 08, 2019

    Whenever it's required to take a look at the contents of a directory on the command line in Linux, ls is the command that's used. It lists the contents sorted in alphabetical order. While that's the tool's basic usage, it offers a plethora of features (in the form of command line options) that help you in several circumstances. In this tutorial, we will discuss the usage of some of these command line options through easy to understand examples.

  • Linux watch Command Tutorial for Beginners (5 Examples)

    Linux watch Command Tutorial for Beginners (5 Examples)

    Author: Tags: , Comments: 3Updated: Aug 07, 2019

    Sometimes, while working on the Linux command line, you might want to execute a command repeatedly so as to track any change in output. Well, you'll be happy to know there exists a command line utility that lets you do this. The tool in question is Watch, and in this tutorial, we will discuss some of its basic features using some easy to understand examples.

  • Linux Chgrp Command for Beginners (5 Examples)

    Linux Chgrp Command for Beginners (5 Examples)

    Author: Tags: , Comments: 0Updated: Aug 02, 2019

    Here at HowtoForge, we recently discussed the chown command which lets users change the owner as well as group of file (or a directory) in Linux. But did you know there exists a dedicated command line utility that you can use when it comes to changing group-related information? The tool in question is chgrp, and in this tutorial, we will be discussing this tool using easy to understand examples.

  • Linux ldd Command Explained with Examples

    Linux ldd Command Explained with Examples

    Author: Tags: , Comments: 2Updated: Jul 31, 2019

    If your work involves deep knowledge of executables and shared libraries in Linux, there are several command line tools that you should be aware of. One of those is ldd, which you can use to access shared object dependencies. In this tutorial, we will discuss the basics of this utility using some easy to understand examples.

  • Linux Locate Command for Beginners (8 Examples)

    Linux Locate Command for Beginners (8 Examples)

    Author: Tags: , Comments: 1Updated: Jul 30, 2019

    While find is no doubt one of the most popular as well as powerful command line utilities for file searching in Linux, it not fast enough for situations where-in you need instantaneous results. If you want to search a file on your system through the command line, and speed is the top most priority, then there's another command that you can use: Locate.