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fswatch – Monitors Files and Directory Changes or Modifications in Linux

fswatch is a cross-platform, file change monitor that gets notification alerts when the contents of the specified files or directories are altered or modified. It executes four types of monitors on different operating systems such as: A monitor build on the File System Events API of Apple OS X. A...
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The Linux grep tool searches for patterns inside of files.
The Linux grep tool searches for patterns inside of files.

Beginning Grep for Linux SysAdmins

GNU grep is an amazing power tool for finding words, numbers, spaces, punctuation, and random text strings inside of files, and this introduction will get you up and running quickly. We'll stick to GNU grep and the Bash shell, because both are the defaults on most Linux distros. You can verify...
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Understanding Different Classifications of Shell Commands and Their Usage in Linux

When it comes to gaining absolute control over your Linux system, then nothing comes close to the command line interface (CLI). In order to become a Linux power user, one must understand the different types of shell commands and the appropriate ways of using them from the terminal. In Linux, there...
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How to Encrypt and Decrypt Files and Directories Using Tar and OpenSSL

When you have important sensitive data, then its crucial to have an extra layer of security to your files and directories, specially when you need to transmit the data with others over a network. That’s the reason, I am looking for a utility to encrypt and decrypt certain files and directories in...
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How to Use ‘at’ Command to Schedule a Task on Given or Later Time in Linux

As an alternative to cron job scheduler, the at command allows you to schedule a command to run once at a given time without editing a configuration file. The only requirement consists of installing this utility and starting and enabling its execution: Read full article
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Find Top 15 Processes by Memory Usage with ‘top’ in Batch Mode

Similarly to the previous tip about find out top processes by RAM and CPU usage, you can also use top command to view the same information. Perhaps there’s an extra advantage of this approach when compared to the previous one: the “header” of top provides extra information about the current status...
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How to Use ‘find’ Command to Search for Multiple Filenames (Extensions) in Linux

Many times, we are locked in a situation where we have to search for multiple files with different extensions, this has probably happened to several Linux users especially from within the terminal. There are... Read full article
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vlock – A Smart Way to Lock User Virtual Console or Terminal in Linux

Virtual consoles are very important features of Linux, and they provide a system user a shell prompt to use the system in a non-graphical setup which you can only use on the physical machine...
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How to Backup or Clone Linux Partitions Using ‘cat’ Command

A rough utilization of Linux cat command would be to make a full disk backup or a disk partition backup or cloning of a disk partition by redirecting the command output against the partition of a hard disk, or USB stick or a local image file or write the output to a network socket.
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How to Use Awk to Filter Text or Strings Using Pattern Specific Actions

In the third part of the Awk command series, we shall take a look at filtering text or strings based on specific patterns that a user can define. Sometimes, when filtering text, you want to indicate certain lines from an input file or lines of strings based on a given condition or using a specific...
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