sed command

In this tutorial: Command structure Commands Examples Sed (short for ‘stream’ ‘editor’ is a special editor that is used for modifying files automatically. It is not an interactive editor, so it can be used if you are wanting to write a program to make changes in a file. Follow along below as we go through Read More >

cp command

In this tutorial: Command structure Examples At first, the cp command seems like a very straightforward command. While it is certainly a simple concept to copy a file or directory from one location to another, it has many different options involved to tailor the process. The cp command is also one of the most used Read More >

aspell command

Everyone needs a little spell checking in their routine. Even the best of us make mistakes. This article goes over the ‘aspell‘ Linux command for spell checking the contents of files that you specify. Command: aspell Synopsis: aspell [options] ] Commands: Command Long Name Description -? help Displays the help information. -c check filename Spell Read More >

alias command

When working with SSH and the command line interface, you may want to begin trimming down the number of keys you hit by creating aliases for the commands you use most often. This can help you move along faster when working on your site. This article goes over the alias command and how to use Read More >

All About File Permissions

In this tutorial: User Types Permission Types The Mode Understanding how permissions work when you set them within your cPanel or using SSH (Shell) access is very important. If permissions are too lax, they may be accessed by unwanted users who may alter or remove them. If the permissions are too strict, then they may Read More >

rm command

The rm (remove) command uses a list of arguments that specifies either the absolute or relative path of the files to remove. Use this command with care as you cannot recover a file once it has been removed. Because of this, the base rm command will prompt you before deleting to give you a chance Read More >

chown command

Another commonly used linux command is the chown command. ‘chown‘ is short for change owner. It allows users to change the owner and group associated with a file. Command: chown Synopsis: chown [OPTION]… [OWNER][:[GROUP]] FILE… Options: Option Long option name Description -c –changes Operates like verbose (-v) but report only when a change is made. Read More >

Advantages of SSH

SSH (short for Secured SHell) is a secure way for you to remotely access your hosting account. By using SSH, you are able to log into a command prompt and execute commands just as if you were sitting at the server itself. As you learn how to navigate the structure and use basic commands you Read More >

chmod command

The chmod (short for change mode) command allows you to change permissions on files and folders. Command: mkdir Synopsis: chmod [OPTION]… [MODE]… FILE… chmod [OPTION]… OCTAL-MODE FILE… Options: Option Long option name Description -c –changes Operates like verbose (-v) but report only when a change is made. -f –silent, -quiet Suppress most error messages. -v Read More >