Linux Commands

HowTo : Set Service to Auto-Start on Boot in Linux

How to set service to auto-start on boot in Linux Mint, Ubuntu, Debian, CentOS and RedHat.

HowTo : Create a Password Protected ZIP File in Linux

How to encrypt and decrypt a password protected ZIP file from the Linux command line.

Mounting an ISO Image in Linux

How to Mount and Unmount an ISO file from the Linux Command Line (CentOS, RHEL, Fedora, Ubuntu, Debian, Mint etc.).

HowTo : Create USER with ROOT Privileges in Linux

From this article you'll learn how to create a user with root privileges or grant root permissions to an existing user by setting User and Group IDs.

I'll also explain how to delete a user with root privileges (with UID 0 in particular).

HowTo : Remount /etc/fstab Without Reboot in Linux

The configuration file /etc/fstab contains the necessary information to automate the process of mounting partitions.

You would normally have to reboot your Linux system, after editing this file.

There is a simple way which will remount all the partitions from your /etc/fstab file without restarting the system.

HowTo : Extract Archives [tar|gz|bz2|rar|zip|7z|tbz2|tgz|Z]

A small note about how to unpack and uncompress the most popular types of archives from the Linux command line.

HowTo : Change Locale (Language and Character Set) in Linux

Locales are used in Linux to define which language and character set (encoding) the user uses.

In this article I'll show you how to :

  • Check the Current Locale
  • Get the List of Available Locales
  • Add a New Locale
  • Change the Locale for Current Session
  • Change the Locale Permanently
  • Change the Default System's Locale