Systemd Vs Init for Linux Beginners (Final Verdict)

Systemd vs. init is a serious topic that sparks fire in veteran Linux users. While reading this article, many Linux users might be offended or supportive, so do not rant over me. The comment section is all for your constructive opinion. To start, we’ll discuss

What is SystemD in Linux?

This article will teach you what systemd is and why it replaced SysVinit; what systemd unit files are; how to list all and specific unit files; and how to view the content of a unit configuration file. Why SystemD? To understand Systemd, you must first

What is ‘init’ Process and Command in Linux?

In this article, you will learn about the short description of the init process, the runlevels of init, and the init command in a Linux system. What is Init Process? In layman’s terms, when you press the power button, your system will first look for

Everything About /proc File System in Linux

Proc file system (short for β€œprocfs”, referring to β€œ/proc” dir) is a virtual file system (not a real file system) that is mounted on system boot to store information related to running processes. The proc file system stores useful information about the running process and

What are File Descriptors in Linux

In this article, you will learn everything about file descriptors, like their uses in Linux, what a file descriptor table is, how to view the file descriptors under a specific process, and how to change the limit of a file descriptor in Linux. What are

What is inode in Linux?

In this article, you will learn what an inode is, how to check an inode and its size in Linux, and their roles in soft/hard links and system updates. What is Inode in Linux? In your Linux filesystem, an inode (or index node) is a

What is Subshell in Linux?

When you interactively login to your system, you usually interact with your main shell from the terminal to execute commands; however, from your main shell (or parent shell), you can spawn a subshell (or child shell). Confused? I knew this would be more difficult, especially

What Are the Different Types of Linux Shells?

The UNIX/Linux shell is a command-line program that creates a bridge between the terminal emulator and kernel to allow users to enter commands, execute programs, and perform various other tasks by typing commands at the command prompt. Once the shell has finished executing the user

How to Rename Files and Directories in Linux

Renaming files and directories is one of the most basic tasks that every Linux user performs regularly using the GUI or command line tools. In both of these tools, renaming a single file is pretty easy, but renaming multiple files can be trickier, especially for

Beginners Guide for Rename Command in Linux

In Linux, the rename command is an amazing utility that allows you to rename single or multiple files at once, based on a set of rules or regular expressions you specify. Most of the time, the mv command is used to rename files or folders.