Category: Howtos

2 Simple Ways to Create or Extend Swap Space in Linux

Users can create swap space during installation of any Linux operating system and its necessary too. If you forget to create or later if you want increase, you can do that at any point...

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...

Additional YUM Repositories for CentOS, RHEL, and Fedora Linux

By default all Linux distributions offer all core level packages and other (free and non-free) packages. Enterprise Linux offers long-term support (10 year life cycle) that enables the customer to use the operating system...

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...

wget – A Standard Command Line Download Utility For Linux

wget (formerly known as Geturl) is a free, open source, command line download tool that retrieves files using HTTP, HTTPS and FTP, the most widely used internet protocols. It is a non-interactive command line...

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 Change User Password in Linux

You may already know about the password command, which enables users to change their password on a Linux system. Regular users on Linux can only change their password. But the root user (Super User)...