Linux Commands & Programming

  • Linux Command Line: diff

    You have two files of employee records and you need to see how they differ. The diff command is an amazing utility that will show you the differences between two files or changes made between file revisions. This article will show you how to read what...
    By jlwallen July 4, 2011 

  • Linux Command Line: apt-get

    If you're looking to get to know Linux through one of the most popular distributions, Ubuntu, then you should learn about the command line installation tool apt-get. This tool makes installing from the command line a snap. In this Basic Linux Commands...
    By jlwallen July 4, 2011 

  • Linux Command Line: cd

    Working in the Linux command line interface wouldn't be possible without the "cd" command. Without "cd" you would find yourself locked into a directory. This entry to the Brighthub Linux Command Line series will outline this necessary...
    By jlwallen July 4, 2011 


  • Linux Command Line: ls

    The Linux "ls" command is your best friend when needing to list the contents of a directory. It's also one of the most basic commands. In this entry to the Linux Command Line series, we'll examine one of the most used commands in the Linux...
    By jlwallen July 4, 2011 

  • Linux Command Line: rpm

    There are many ways to install an application on a Linux machine. For many the graphical front end of the package manager is all you need. But there are times when you will need to use the command line. For those times, rpm is a good system to know. This...
    By jlwallen July 4, 2011 

  • Linux Command Line: hostname

    For Linux servers you will have to make sure you know your hostnames. Fortunately there is a very handy command line tool for this purpose. That tool is called hostname. In this entry to the Linux Command Line series you will be introduced to the hostname...
    By jlwallen July 4, 2011 


  • Linux Command Line: adduser

    For Linux administrators, the ability to add new users is key. Without the adduser command, the ability to add a new user to a gui-less server would be impossible. In this entry to the Bright Hub Linux Command Line series, you will discover how to make...
    By jlwallen July 4, 2011 

  • Linux Command Line: ssh

    If you need to do any remote Linux administration, or if you need to just log onto a remote machine, the defacto standard, secure means to do so is using secure shell. In this entry to the Bright Hub Understanding Linux Commands series, you will learn...
    By jlwallen July 4, 2011 

  • Linux Command Line: nano

    With the Linux command line, one tool will be used more than any other - a text editor. There are quite a few text editors but none as simple to use as Nano. In this entry to the Bright Hub Linux Command Line series you will learn how to use the nano...
    By jlwallen July 4, 2011 

  • What Languages are Linux Distro's and Applications Written in?

    This article covers some basic languages and how they are implemented into the linux OS.
    By bluewriter July 4, 2011 
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