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autoreconf is a Autotool which is used to create automatically buildable source code for Unix-like systems. Autotool is a common name for autoconf, automake, etc.… Read More
All files in a Linux filesystem are arranged in form of a big tree rooted at ‘/‘.These files can be spread out on various devices… Read More
htop command in Linux system is a command line utility that allows the user to interactively monitor the system’s vital resources or server’s processes in… Read More
reboot command is used restart or reboot the system. In a Linux system administration, there comes a need to restart the server after the completion… Read More
chfn command in Linux allows you to change a user’s name and other details easily. chfn stands for Change finger. Basically, it is used to… Read More
The iostat command in Linux is used for monitoring system input/output statistics for devices and partitions. It monitors system input/output by observing the time the… Read More
insmod command in Linux systems is used to insert modules into the kernel. Linux is an Operating System which allows the user to load kernel… Read More
cfdisk command is used to create, delete, and modify partitions on a disk device. It displays or manipulates the disk partition table by providing a… Read More
fdisk also known as format disk is a dialog-driven command in Linux used for creating and manipulating disk partition table. It is used for the… Read More
depmod(Dependency Modules) command is used to generate a list of dependency description of kernel modules and its associated map files. This analyzes the kernel modules… Read More
top command is used to show the Linux processes. It provides a dynamic real-time view of the running system. Usually, this command shows the summary… Read More
autoupdate command is used to update configure.in file in our Linux system to a newer Autoconf. Basically, it will update each TEMPLATE-FILE if given or… Read More
gpasswd command is used to administer the /etc/group and /etc/gshadow. As every group in Linux has administrators, members, and a password. It is an inherent… Read More
hwclock also called Real Time Clock (RTC), is a utility for accessing the hardware clock. The hardware clock is independent of the OS(operating system) you… Read More
groupdel command is used to delete a existing group. It will delete all entry that refers to the group, modifies the system account files, and… Read More