Linux Tutorials on the topic “shell”
Author: Himanshu Arora • Tags: linux, shell • Comments: 0 • Published: Aug 23, 2018
Processes form the core of a running Linux system. When a program converts into a process (which is when it's executed), a lot of attributes are set. Sometimes, you may want to change these attributes at runtime. There exists a command line tool chrt that lets you do this.
Author: Himanshu Arora • Tags: linux, shell • Comments: 0 • Published: Aug 21, 2018
Here at HowtoForge, we have already discussed the passwd command, which lets you change your account password on a Linux system. But what if you want to change passwords of multiple users in one go? Well, there exists a command - chpasswd - that lets you do this.
Author: Himanshu Arora • Tags: linux, shell • Comments: 0 • Published: Aug 20, 2018
A user in Linux has a lot of information associated with it, including home and office phone numbers, office room number, and more. We usually skip filling this information (as it's all optional) while creating a user. But did you know there exists a command that lets you tweak all this information?
Author: orange •
Tags: linux, other, shell •
Comments: 4 •
Updated: Aug 16, 2018
Tmux and GNU Screen are well-known utilities which allow multiplexing of virtual consoles. Using either, it is possible to start a session, detach, move to a different machine and resume the session in uninterrupted progress. It's also possible to use these tools to share a single session between more than one user at the same time.
Author: Himanshu Arora • Tags: linux, shell • Comments: 0 • Published: Aug 15, 2018
Linux command line offers several tools for user management (some of which we've already discussed). One such utility is chage, which lets you tweak password expiry information.
Author: Himanshu Arora •
Tags: linux, shell •
Comments: 10 •
Updated: Aug 14, 2018
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.
Author: howtoforge •
Tags: linux, shell, ubuntu •
Comments: 2 •
Updated: Aug 14, 2018
This tutorial describes how to limit CPU usage in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. I will use CPU-limit utility for this purpose. Cpulimit is a tool which limits the CPU usage of a process (expressed in percentage, not in CPU time). It is useful to control batch jobs when you don't want them to eat too many CPU cycles. The goal of cpulimit is to prevent a process from running for more than a specified time ratio. It does not change the nice value or other scheduling priority settings, but the real CPU usage.
Author: Himanshu Arora • Tags: linux, shell • Comments: 0 • Published: Aug 13, 2018
File compressions are carried out according to specific algorithms. There are many compression techniques, and one of them is achieved through bzip2. In this tutorial, we will learn the basics of bzip2 using some easy to understand examples.
Author: Himanshu Arora • Tags: linux, shell • Comments: 1 • Published: Aug 10, 2018
The bash shell is one of the most widely used login shells in Linux. But there exist other shells as well, and you can use them for your command line work (until of course there's a specific requirement for your work). In this article, we will discuss a tool - dubbed chsh - that lets you switch to a login shell different from your current shell.
Author: Himanshu Arora • Tags: linux, shell • Comments: 0 • Published: Aug 09, 2018
While the bzip2 command line utility can be used to compress files, there are many other tools that let you perform basic tasks - like comparing such files - without the need to uncompress them. Here, in this tutorial, we will discuss the basics of bzcmp, bzdiff, bzmore, bzless, and bzgrep commands using some easy to understand examples.