Category Archives: Linux / Ubuntu

Windows 10 Installation Guide

Prerequisites

Your PC must be running a 64-bit version of Windows 10 Anniversary Update or later (build 1607+).

To find your PC’s architecture and Windows build number, open
Settings > System > About

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How to Access Your Ubuntu Bash Files in Windows (and Your Windows System Drive in Bash)

Windows 10’s “Bash on Ubuntu on Windows” environment contains a few different components. The first time you run the bash.exe program, it will download and install an entire Ubuntu user space environment. You can access these files in … Read more

How to Install and Use the Linux Bash Shell on Windows 10

Windows 10’s Anniversary Update offers a big new feature for developers: A full, Ubuntu-based Bash shell that can run Linux software directly on Windows. This is made possible by the new “Windows Subsystem for Linux” Microsoft is adding to Windows … Read more

Vectr Launches Ubuntu Snap App

Vectr is excited to announce expanding into another platform: Linux Ubuntu! Now Vectr’s app is available for download for free using Ubuntu Snap so that anyone on Ubuntu could create beautiful vector graphics easily.

Ubuntu is an amazing and powerful

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How do I set or change Linux system password for any user account?

Both Linux and UNIX use the passwd command to change user password. The passwd is used to update a user’s authentication token (password) stored in shadow file.

The passwd changes passwords for user and group accounts. A normal user … Read more

How to switch between users on one terminal?

You could use the “su” command.

$ whoami
user1
$ su - user2
Password:
$ whoami
user2
$ exit
logout

If you want to log in as root, there’s no need to specify username:

$ whoami
user1
$ su -
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Linux and Unix chmod command

About chmod

chmod is used to change the permissions of filesor directories.

Overview

On Linux and other Unix-like operating systems, there is a set of rules for each file which defines who can access that file, … Read more

20 Command Line Tools to Monitor Linux Performance

It’s really very tough job for every System or Network administrator to monitor and debug Linux System Performance problems every day. After being a Linux Administrator for 5 years in IT industry, I came to know that how hard … Read more