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Create a zip with excluding folders using command

Sometime we need to create zip of the folder which contains several subfolders, but all folders are not necessary to include in zip. For such cases we will run following command - zip -r archiveName.zip folderName -x folderName/subfolder/**\*...

Searching the files and directories on Ubuntu

Searching files in Ubuntu : Ubuntu is free open source operating system. Ubuntu has both the Graphical User Inerface (GUI) and the command line interface (CLI). In this article we are going to tell you how you can search for files and directories...

Installing mongodb on ubuntu

Install mongodb on ubuntu Hi friends, Today I am going to give you a step-by-step guide of how to install mongodb on ubuntu server. The steps are: First we need to import the mongodb public GPG key to verify the authenticity of di...

How to install windows applications on Linux using Wine.

Linux by default cannot run windows application directly, both operating systems are too different. There are tons of Linux applications which are available and ready to install and use. If you want to use windows programs on Linux than you ne...

Customize the theme and icon size in Ubuntu

Ubuntu is widely used open source OS. Ubuntu provides lots of customizable features but not more than windows. You can change the background color, theme and organize the icons by their name, type etc. In this article we will tell you about that ...

How to install Skype in Ubuntu

Skype can be installed in your Ubuntu system in various ways. Here i am going to tell you 2 popular ways to install skype on your Ubuntu system. The GUI Way of installing skype For this we will use cannonical partners repository. We n...

Change the background image and color in Ubuntu

Change the background in Ubuntu : Ubuntu is an open source operating system used widely in the market. Ubuntu is powerful and almost very user friendly. It has the GUI features so that user can do his most of the tasks using GUI interface. Here w...

What is umask command?

Umask is a number which define the default permissions that is not given on a file or any directory. How to Calculate Umask: We can subtract the umask from the base permissions to determine the final permission to any file. Please see b...

How to Install Sublime Text on Ubuntu

Sublime Text can be installed either via the ubuntu software center or via the teminal by downloading it from the repository. Here i am going to tell you how to download Sublime text 3 from a terminal. 1> We can install Sublime Text Edi...

Create and Add EBS volume on AWS

Amazon EBS(Elastic Block Store) volume offers high availability and durability with capability to automatically replicate in its availability zone. To create an EBS volume follow the following steps : 1) AWS Account >> EC2 Dashboard >...

Various options of ls command in Linux

Output of most of the commands in Linux can be modified by using options/switches. ls command is also not an exception. ls command is used to list the contents of a directory. It has lots and lots of switches to customize its output. Switches...

How to Install LAMP in your Fedora 23 Workstation?

Installing LAMP (Linux, Apache, MariaDB and PHP) on Fedora 23 Server and Workstation We all know that LAMP goes a long way in hosting a website and honing your PHP programming skills. LAMP is basically a package of Linux, Apache, Mysql/MariaDB...

How to Install Fedora 23 Workstation?

Hello Friends,   In this tutorial I will guide you how you can install Fedora 23 workstation on your system. If you have any previous version installed in your system then you can check the upgrade guide else follow the below steps....

How to Upgrade Fedora 22 to Fedora 23?

To upgrade Fedora in your machine follow the below steps- Take all your important files backup to any external media or hard drive. Verify your current fedora version by executing following commands in terminal $ cat /etc/fedora-release ...

How to create zip folder on server with linux terminal or putty

If you are looking to create zip folder on your server with terminal or putty, please follow the step below: 1) Get connected with server ssh -i "/pemfilepath/my_server.pem" username@serverIP 2) Replace your pem file path and username ...

Getting Two Mouse cursor in UBNTU

Hello friends, When I clicked on image and dragged it on UBNTU I faced a issue that unfortunately there are two cursors on the screen. I searched for the problem and checked system settings--> mouse and touch pad settings but no solution fo...

How to convert .ppk file into .pem file

If you would like to convert .ppk file into .pem file, the process are given below: 1) Open terminal and make your login 2) sudo apt-get install putty-tools 3) puttygen /var/www/html/abc.ppk -O private-openssh -o /var/www/html/abc.pem 4) c...

What is the require permission for ppk and pem files

If you are going to connect server via linux terminal or putty and you are getting error, "Permissions are too open" this mean your .ppk file have some wrong permission. You need to correct the file permission as below: chmod 400 abcxyz.pem

How to unzip file on Server with Terminal

If you are looking to unzip any zip folder or file on server please use the below command: Open your terminal and give command unzip /var/www/html/abc.zip *Note :: Please change path with your file path

How to connect server with terminal

If you are looking to connect server with your linux terminal. Please follow the below process: 1) You should have .pem file, username and IP address or URL of your server. 2) Open Terminal 3) Get to your folder under .pem file reside. Like I...

How to run cron on alternate week on particular week day?

All of us have been writing some kind of cron but recently we came a situation where cron has to be fired by weekly on Wednesday. Keeping in mind the client requirement we came to a particular solution. Minute Hour date-Of-Month Month Day-Of-W...

15 Important Linux Command for every User

Hello Guys, I am working on my Linux Ubuntu 14.04 from a long time and I understood that Linux Command line interface(CLI) is very powerful tool but ignored by many user. And If you are a newbie to Linux than CLI interface may be a ghost to yo...

How to navigate into the folder having space in the Name

In ubuntu, sometimes we create folder having space in between the name of the folder. When we navigate to these type of folder normally, we get message that file not exist. For example, if we have a folder name Music Folder, Then we have ...

How to install, configure & use AWS client in ubuntu

To Install awsclient we need to install python-pip first:-- --> sudo apt-get install python-pip After installing pip we can install awsclient using :- --> sudo apt-get install awscli After successfully installing awsclient, we n...

read and write permission (0777) to folder/files in linux system

User can give read and write access permission to a folder in linux using below steps:- Press(ALT+CTRL+T) open terminal(console). run this command on console: Sudo chmod -R 0777 Folder name Note: Use absolute path for folder nam...

Install KDE Plasma 5.2 alongside Unity in Ubuntu 14.04

KDE is considered to be one of the most configurable desktop workspace for Linux. If you want to install KDE on Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Ubuntu, you can by typing just one command. Open your terminal and type : sudo apt-get install kubuntu-d...

How to reset password in ubuntu

This tutorial will help how to change the password in ubuntu.For changing the password follow the follow the steps bellow: Step 1: Select recovery mode the second boot option in your GNU GRUB console. Step 2: In Recovery Menu window select ...

10 time saving tips every Linux user should know

If you are using bash, here are some time saving tips that can come handy in day to day tasks of every Linux user. This list is not exhaustive in any manner and is compiled from various Q&A sites and forums. Use CTRL+R to search through...

Change default editor for linux terminal

The default editor generally with linux terminal is vi editor and if you edit crontab etc. it by default opens up using vi editor. To change this default behavior and set the editor to nano you can use command export EDITOR=nano after ...

Install Oracle JDK with apt-get

The official JDK is provided by Oracle but is not provided as default installation by ubuntu You can install Oracle JDK using apt-get by adding the repositories and then using apt-get command. To add the repository issue the following comm...

Forcing File System Check on next boot in case of disk errors

When on Linux you may see that file system may behave strangely sometimes which is generally due to corrupt inodes or in all the complete file system. To overcome this you may want to run a file system check using fsck command. But ...

How to install own cloud on Ubuntu 12.04

Pre requisites-->you need to have the lamp server running on your ubuntu. Downloading pakages sudo sh -c "echo 'deb http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/isv:/ownCloud:/community/xUbuntu_12.04/ /' >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d...

How to Manipulating video, audio or image file using ImageMagick & FFmpeg

We can customize our video, audio or image file with help of tools like FFmpeg , ImageMagick FFmpeg is very useful command-line tool that converts audio or video formats. ImageMagick is a tool which can be used to edit, create, compose, o...
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