5 Useful Linux Command Line Tools that Everyone Should Use

A set of five useful Linux command(s) to gives you the ultimate productivity boost in your day-to-day Linux work Read more

How to Create a Data Backup and Recovery Strategy for Linux

As the saying goes "Failing to prepare is preparing to fail," you should always be prepared with a data backup to avoid losing valuable data on your Linux PC or server.

A backup strategy is a simple plan that prepares you to quickly and easily recover your important data in the shortest amount of time possible. Let's look at how you can devise a backup and recovery plan for Linux that best suits your needs. Read more

How To Run A Command For A Specific Time In Linux

I was just wondering if there are any easy ways to run a command for a specific time and kill it automatically once the time is out in Linux and Unix-like operating systems - hence this post. Read on

shred command: makes files unrecoverable in Linux

Are you still removing your files containing sensitive information (ssh keys, account password, auth file, etc) using the standard way?
Then you are making it easier for third-party applications to recover. Let’s dig in more; every time you delete files the standard way, they just get unlinked from the filesystem, making the block free for overwriting. Read more

How to Install JasperReports on Ubuntu 20.04

JasperReports is an open-source Java reporting tool, a stand-alone and embeddable reporting server. JasperReports is a Java class library, Java developers who need to add reporting capabilities to their applications use this tool. Read more

How to Install SuiteCRM with Nginx and Free Let's Encrypt SSL on Ubuntu 22.04

SuiteCRM is an open-source customer relationship management solution written in PHP. It's a fork of the popular SugarCRM software after SugarCRM stopped releasing its community edition. It is used to create a central repository for all your customer data to gain insights that can be used to enhance and nurture your business relationships.
In this post, you will learn how to install SuiteCRM using the Nginx web server and Let's Encrypt SSL on Ubuntu 22.04. Read more

How to Find/Get IP Address in Linux Using Command Line

One of the first questions many new Linux system administrators face is getting the IP address. Furthermore, this question is regularly asked when applying for positions that require Linux skills.

However, IP addresses can be public (external) and private (internal). So, before we get into the practical side of things, let’s clarify what public and private IP addresses are and how they differ. Read more

10 Useful Python One-Liners You Must Know

One of the greatest benefits of Python is its ability to snake (pun completely intended) around a lot of conventions found in other languages with little effort on behalf of the programmer, letting you compose incredibly simple little “quips” to get the job done. Here are a few examples! Read more

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Closed Source vs. Open Source Hardware Drivers: Why It Matters

Computer device drivers are what enable your operating system to tell the hardware inside your computer and the peripherals that you've plugged in what to do.

Like apps and operating systems, these hardware drivers can consist of openly available source code hidden behind binary blogs and a lengthy end-user license agreement.

So, what are the differences between closed and open-source hardware drivers? Furthermore, how do these differences impact you? Read more

How to Install ImageMagick 7 on RHEL/Fedora/AlmaLinux

For RHEL-based distributions such as Fedora, Alma Linux, or CentOS, users can easily install ImageMagick 7 using the below methods.
ImageMagick is a free and open-source tool to edit, create, compose or convert digital images into another format. It supports over 200 formats, including PNG, JPEG, GIF, WebP, HEIC, SVG, PDF, DPX, EXR, and TIFF. Read more

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