Category: Linux
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  1. Guide to Parameter Expansion in Bash

    .lazyload-placeholder { display: none; } Introduction In Bash, parameter expansion is a feature that allows you to manipulate the value of a variable or to extract part of its value using a special syntax. It i...Learn More
  2. How to Save Command Output as Variable in Bash?

    .lazyload-placeholder { display: none; } Introduction In bash scripts, assigning the output of a command to variables can be convinient by storing the outputs of the commands and using them later. In this shor...Learn More
  3. How to Parse Command Line Arguments in Bash

    Introduction Bash scripts take in command-line arguments as inputs both sequentially and also, parsed as options. The command-line utilities use these arguments to conditionally trigger functions in a Bash scri...Learn More
  4. Pimp my Terminal - An Introduction to "Oh My Zsh"

    Introduction Using a terminal can be a bit of an intimidating experience in the beginning - but after you get used to it, it can boost your productivity in ways you couldn't imagine and can become quite a pleas...Learn More
  5. How to Use the Rsync Command in Unix

    Introduction The digital revolution has changed our lives in many ways. Nowadays, our picture albums, music collections, bookshelves etc. are all digital - binaries written on a disk. Our life and work are shar...Learn More
  6. Linux: Display File Properties via Terminal

    Introduction We commonly need and want to know more about the files and directories that we are working with. Most people know one of the ways, which is simply to Right Click > Properties on the wanted folder o...Learn More
  7. Guide to Understanding chmod

    Guide to Understanding chmod Introduction File access permissions and security are at the heart of *nix-based operating systems. File objects can belong to users and/or groups, and at times they need to be shar...Learn More
  8. How to Concatenate String Variables in Bash

    How to Concatenate String Variables in Bash Introduction Bash utilities make so many tasks simple, but not all tasks have a straightforward command or operator. A very common and usual task in many scripting sc...Learn More
  9. Linux: Find Files Containing Text

    Linux: Find Files Containing Text This topic is essential knowledge for every user of UNIX, Linux, Solaris, OS X, and BSD. Furthermore, the LPI certification contains tricky questions about this. If you want to...Learn More
  10. Automating Version Control Commits

    Automating Version Control Commits In the previous article I explained how to monitor your data and how to detect changes using tools like Integrit, which is a Host-based Intrusion Detection System (HIDS). Disc...Learn More
  11. Entering the Linux Universe as a Newbie

    **Entering the Linux Universe as a Newbie** By Zoleka and Frank Hofmann The world of technology is a fascinating one. For an end user who has always used Microsoft Windows or Mac OS X, we thought it would be ve...Learn More
  12. How to Permanently Set $PATH in Linux

    How to Permanently Set $PATH in Linux Understanding the $PATH Variable In this tutorial, we will show you how to permanently set your PATH on Linux. First off, why should you care? The $PATH variable, or just P...Learn More