Linux Commands

HowTo : Extract (untar) [tar], [tar.gz] and [tar.bz2] Files

The following article will help you to extract (unpack) and uncompress (untar) [tar], [tar.gz] and [tar.bz2] files from the Linux command line.

You will also learn how to list the contents of an archive without unpacking it, and how to extract only a single file or a single directory.

7 Tips - Tuning Command Line History in Bash

7 Tips, that can help you to improve you Bash history file.

You will learn how to add date and time to bash history file, increase history size, ignore specific commands and much more ...

HowTo : Generate and Print a Sequences of Numbers with BASH

You don't have to type a range of numbers by hands!

BASH already has a built-in utility, named seq, for generating and printing a sequence of numbers.

HowTo : Clear BASH History

Sometimes you don't want to leave Bash history, because it may contain some sensitive data like passwords.

This article may help you to control your Bash history file.

HowTo : Count Number of Files in a Directory

Here are the best ways of finding and counting the number of files or folders in a particular directory.

Writing a Message to Logged in Users through the Terminal

To write a message to logged in users, you can use a write command. The write utility allows you to communicate with other users, by copying lines from your terminal to theirs.

Changing Permissions of Files and Folders in Linux - Chmod Basics

The сhmod (change mode) command changes the access mode of files and directories.