Category: Howtos

How to Remove Files Older than N Days Using Tmpwatch/Tmpreaper on Linux

You may have missed deleting files that are no longer needed on your computer in some directory. This can be “Download” or any other directory. It may have grown up over a period of...

How to Manipulate an Ethernet Card Using the ethtool Command

Ethtool is used to view and modify network device driver parameters and hardware settings, especially for wired ethernet devices. You can change ethernet card parameters as required, including auto-negotiation, Speed, Duplex and Wake-on LAN....

Three Methods to Check Uptime of MySQL/MariaDB Database Server on Linux

We all know the purpose of the uptime command in Linux. This is used to check the uptime of the Linux system and how long the system runs without restarting. The Linux admin job...

How to View Contents of Compressed/Archived (.zip, .gz, .bz2, .7z, .tar, .tar.gz, .tar.bz2, .tgz, .tbz2) Files and Folders on Linux

We use archive tools in Linux to compress and save disk space. Most of us already know this and use them in our daily activities. There are several applications on Linux that compress and...

How to Install the ELRepo Repository on RHEL 6/7/8 and CentOS 6/7/8

ELRepo stands for Enterprise Linux Repository. ELRepo is a community repository for Enterprise Linux distributions, including Red Hat, CentOS and other derivatives. ELRepo is a CentOS community-approved third-party RPM repository that focuses primarily on...

How to Install and Use YouTube-DL on Linux

youtube-dl is a small and powerful command-line program for downloading videos from YouTube and other sites such as Facebook, Yahoo, Google Video. It supports almost 1150+ websites. This requires the Python interpreter to work....

How to Install Apache (HTTP) Web Server on Linux

Apache HTTP Web Server is a free and open source cross-platform web server software. Apache is a web server application that is suitable for all Linux and Unix distribution and supports windows. It supports...