How to Install and Use NPX in Linux

You might already be aware of the popular NPM (Node Package Manager) used as a package manager for Node, while NPX (Node Package eXecute), introduced in NPM version 5.2.0 (on August 10, 2017), an NPM package runner, is quite unpopular. In this article, you will

How to Install Docker and Docker Compose in Major Linux Distributions

This article intends to focus on what Docker and Docker Compose are, their usage and drawbacks, and how to install them in major Linux distributions. Tutorial Details Description Docker and Docker Compose Difficulty Level Moderate Root or Sudo Privileges Yes Host System and Architecture Ubuntu

How to Configure Docker Containers with DockSTARTer in Linux

This article tends to make it easier for DevOps engineers to manage Docker and Docker containers, but I wouldn’t recommend following it unless you already know how they work. Tutorial Details Description Configure Docker and Docker Containers with DockSTARTer in Linux Difficulty Level Moderate Root

How to Automate SSH Login Using sshpass in Linux

SSH, or Secure Shell, is a widely-used protocol for secure remote access to servers and other network devices. It allows users to connect to a remote machine or server using a command-line interface and authenticate using a password or key-based authentication. If you want to

How to Use the WP-CLI Command-Line Tool on Linux

WordPress is one of the most popular and user-friendly CMS (content management systems) available on the market and can be easily used by coders and non-coders. The biggest reason for its popularity can be said to be its intuitive admin interface and plugin support, which

Clean Up Unwanted APT Packages in Linux

New Linux users often install a lot of unnecessary APT packages that they might rarely use in the future. Also, a few bulky distributions come with many pre-installed APT packages. When the Linux system is running low on disk space, it becomes necessary to clean

Mount and Unmount File Systems in Linux

The mount command in Linux is used to mount a file system or removable storage devices like USB flash drives to a specific point in the directory tree, known as the “mount point”. This allows files and directories on the file system or storage device

Learn Linux dd Command with 17 Examples

The dd command is a command-line utility that is abbreviated as “Data Definition“, “Data Duplicator“, or “Disk Dump” depending upon the usage, but it’s commonly known as a utility for copying and converting data in Linux. It can copy data from a file or block

How to Ping Multiple Hosts at High Performance with fping in Linux

First, letโ€™s talk about the traditional ping command, its shortcomings, and how fping can fill those gaps before discussing the fping command. If you are only interested in knowing about the fping command, then click here. So, letโ€™s begin. Short Intro of Traditional Ping Command

How to Kick Out SSH Users from the Linux System

As a sysadmin, when you are working on a remote system or server, multiple users might be accessing the same system via SSH simultaneously. Active users can gently disconnect from the server by issuing the “exit” command in the terminal once they are done with

Check the Linux Uptime History Using the Uprecords

We wrote an article a few days ago about the tuptime command, which is used to view the historical and statistical records of the uptime command. In this article, we will discuss another similar utility named uprecords, which is used to record and keep track

Check Historical and Statistical Uptime of Linux

As a system administrator, you may want to look for various information on your workstation or server system, such as how long the system has been running. This way, you can keep track of the system resources and optimize based on your usage. Unfortunately, the