Linux Command Line Basics: Part 3

In today’s post we will learn how to manage users and groups. For those of you who are new to this site, do read the first part and the second part of the Linux command line basics before continuing. Let’s get started- 1. adduser – Add user. Syntax is ‘sudo adduser <user name>’. We need to use ‘sudo’ as root privileges are required to run this command....

Linux Command Line Basics: Part 2

We will now continue with the Linux command line basics. For those of you who have just visited this site, the first part of Linux command line basics can be found here. In this post we will go through the standard Linux directory structure before explaining you some concepts about Linux file permissions so that you will be in a better position to understand user/group management commands and the commands...

Linux Command Line Basics: Part 1

We are starting a series of posts for end users who are not familiar with Linux commands. These commands are very easy and powerful. Linux has evolved as a great choice for desktop OS and most of the tasks can be accomplished from within the GUI. But still, we may need to use the command line interface in case of an emergency where GUI is not available or for remote administration(Telnet, SSH etc.)...