Learn how to get user details by using finger command in Linux. List of switches for finger command and list of parameter information in this article.
Learn how to create, view and remove command alias in Linux or Unix. Useful to shorten long commands or imposing switches to commands.
Learn difference between hard link and soft link. Also discover what are they, how to create them, and how to identify them on system.
Learn “watch” command to execute script or shell commands repeatedly every n seconds. Very much useful in automation or monitoring.
Learn how to schedule YUM automatic updates to upgrade all system packages to available latest version in background without manual intervention!
Learn how to create tar file in Linux or Unix operating system. Understand how to create, list, extract tar files with preserving file permissions.
Learn how to zip unzip files and directories in Linux or Unix. Compressing files helps in log management and makes data transfer easy.
Learn how to change process priority in Linux or Unix. Using renice command understand how to alter priority of running processes.
Learn chage command in Linux with several examples. View, edit password ageing parameters using chage command to secure your Linux accounts.
Five different examples to show you how to send an email using Linux terminal. Learn how to send email with subject, attachment and body from terminal.