How to Migrate CentOS 7 To AlmaLinux 8: A Step-by-Step Guide

It’s now easier than ever to migrate from CentOS 7 to AlmaLinux 8 thanks to the AlmaLinux project called ELevate. Here’s how to do it. Learn more

How to Install Animated Plymouth in Arch Linux

Plymouth is an application that provides the ability to show a graphical boot animation during the system boot process. For example, if you are familiar with Ubuntu or Linux Mint Plymouth – this is something you see in general during boot process: Learn more

Introduction to Wake On Lan

Wake-on-lan (also known with the “W.O.L” acronym) is a standard ethernet feature which allows a machine to be woken up on the reception of a specific type of network packet (the so called MagicPacket). The main advantage of this feature is that it allows us to keep a machine in a low power consumption state, and be accessed only when needed. In this tutorial we see how to enable the WOL feature on our ethernet card under Linux, and how to send the network packet needed to wake up a machine.Learn more

How To Install Discourse on Ubuntu 20.04

In this tutorial we are going to explain step-by-step instructions on How to install Discourse on Ubuntu 20.04 Also, we will provide you with some useful information about its usage.

Best Games for Linux

Linux can be used for gaming too! In this article, you’ll find out about the best video games you can play on your Linux distro, along with all other info you need to know. You can play these games on any distro, however, there are some specialized distros for gaming, like SteamOS, Ubuntu GamePack, Fedora Games Spin, and more. We’ll feature the best gaming Linux distros in a future article. In this article, we’ll only feature games that can directly be played on Linux, without the need for an emulator or additional software like Wine or PlayOnLinux.

How to Enable and Disable Network Interfaces in Ubuntu 20.04

Whenever we operate as an Ubuntu admin, we are responsible for managing the system’s network settings. When you make modifications to the Network card on some kind of Linux system, the connection goes down. The network interfaces seem to be either practically or virtually existent, and you may simply activate them using one of the ways. In this tutorial, we’ll go through how to activate, and deactivate network interfaces within Ubuntu using several techniques. All instructions were run on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, the most recent Ubuntu release.

20 Basic Linux Commands for Beginners Explained with Examples

When dealing with Linux, you need to use a shell – an interface that gives you access to the operating system. The commands are required as inputs to inform or direct a computer program to perform a specific operation. While most Linux distributions are user-friendly and come with an easy to use graphical interface, knowing how to use the command line can be very useful. Read more

How to install Sysdig to Monitor System Load on Ubuntu 20.04

Sysdig is an open-source and comprehensive activity monitoring tool for Linux. It is used to capture and analyze application logs and helps you to troubleshoot system-related issues. It displays a complete overview of CPU usage, Memory usage, Users, IO in a command-line interface. It is available for Linux, OS X, and Windows operating systems. Read more

Check used disk space on Linux with du

No matter how much storage space you have, there's always the possibility for it to fill up. On most personal devices, drives get filled up with photos and videos and music, but on servers, it's not unusual for space to diminish due to data in user accounts and log files. Whether you're in charge of managing a multi-user system or just your own laptop, you can check in on disk usage with the du command. Read more

How to recover deleted Logical volume (LV) in LVM

If you have accidentally removed a logical volume (LV) or LVM meta data got corrupted or damaged in some way, it can be easily restored without losing the data using the ‘vgcfgrestore’ command.

In this guide, we’ll show you how to restore accidentally deleted a logical volume in Linux. Read more


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