Understanding Linux Daemons

While reviewing instructions for Linux software, you may have come across mention of daemons. This somewhat obscure term is frequently used in reference to various Read More >

Stop Processes in Htop

VPS Hosting users can install the htop command to easily see what processes are using excessive resources using the terminal, or command line interface (CLI). Read More >

Basic CSF Commands

In this tutorial: Service Control Commands CSF Commands In this Dedicated Hosting tutorial we will cover basic CSF commands. The basic commands include Restarting Services, 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 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 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 Read More >

tail command

Much like the head command, the tail command comes in handy when working with larger files. Instead of pulling the first 10 lines of a Read More >

tac command

The tac command is much like its brother, the cat command. It also concatenates and prints a file to the screen. However, the tac command Read More >

cat command

When using SSH to work on your site, you will often use the cat command. It is used to display file content on the screen. Read More >

ls command

The ls command is one of the more basic commands in Linux. It is designed to list names and features of files and directories. It Read More >

What is wget?

While there are many different ways to download files from the internet, most of them rely on the use of a web browser or some Read More >

unrar and rar Commands

unrar is a command line application for extracting compressed Roshal Archive (.rar) files on *nix-based operating systems. 7-Zip, PeaZip, and GNOME Archive Manager are good Read More >

What is SELinux?

As cybersecurity becomes increasingly necessary, it is useful to familiarize yourself with some common security infrastructures that are used on modern web servers and personal Read More >

How to Review Bash History

When working in a Linux command-line interface (CLI), you may find yourself wondering exactly what commands you ran during the course of your workflow. Fortunately, Read More >

passwd command

The passwd command allows a user to change their password or to allow a superuser to change another user’s password. Command: passwd Synopsis: passwd [option] Read More >

mv command

Moving or renaming files can be accomplished with the mv command. Command: mv Synopsis: mv [OPTION]… [-T] SOURCE DEST mv [OPTION]… SOURCE… DIRECTORY mv [OPTION]… Read More >

pwd command

The pwd command allows the user to view their current location in the directory structure. Command: pwd Synopsis: pwd [OPTION]… Options: These are the few Read More >

cd command

When navigating through your server you may want to change to other directories. The cd command is the bash command to allow you to move Read More >

head command

If you are working with large files and want to see the first few lines of it, you can use the head command. The base Read More >

more command

The more command is used to display a small portion of a file at a time. If you wish to see the next entire page, Read More >

grep command

Grep searches the named FILE(s) for lines containing a match to the given PATTERN. By default, thre results printed on the screen contain the entire Read More >

mkdir command

The mkdir command allows you to create directories that you name. This command can create multiple directories at once or even multiple levels creating the 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]… 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 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 Read More >

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 Read More >

Basic APF Commands

In this tutorial: Allow IP’s Block IP’s Unblock IP’s In this Dedicated Hosting tutorial we will cover basic APF commands. The basic commands include Allowing Read More >