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How to Compress the Whole Directory Using xz and tar

I compressed a directory having 37M size using both xz & zip. The zip file size was 31M, while the xz file was 16M after compression. Pretty impressive, isn’t it? Let us see how to compress the whole directory using xz and tar on Linux, macOS/*BSD/Unix CLI.

How to Create an Amazon AWS EC2 Instance Using Python Boto3

In this article, we will see how we can create an EC2 instance using Python Boto3. We will use the "create_instances" method to create an instance.

Wireshark 3.6 Network Analyzer Release

After a year of development, a new stable branch of the Wireshark 3.6 network analyzer has been released. Recall that initially the project developed under the name Ethereal, but in 2006, due to a conflict with the owner of the Ethereal trademark, the developers were forced to rename the project to Wireshark. The project code...

How Set or Change Time Zone in Linux

In Linux system, time zone points to local time of region or county. When time zone is set in linux then it’s time automatically set according to region or country. It is always recommended to set correct time zone according to the geographical location of the system.

How To Run A Command After The Previous One Has Finished On Linux

This article explains how to run a command after the previous command has finished running. You can run a command after the previous one has finished, depending on the previous command's exit status (if it failed or not) or regardless of this.

How to Set Up FTP Server in Rocky Linux 8.4

FTP stands for File Transfer Protocol, which relies on client/server technology. It is a software application that transfers files between systems. The FTP protocol was developed in the 1970s and is one of the most commonly used protocols to transfer data between computers over the Internet. However, despite being an...

Install and Use acme.sh Script to Get Free SSL Certificates on Linux

In this article, we will learn how to install the acme.sh script in the Linux system and how to use it to generate and install SSL certificates.

Best Free and Open Source Alternatives to Adobe XD

Adobe XD is the Adobe prototyping tool for user experience and interaction designers. Adobe XD features are used for creating wireframes, prototypes, and screen designs for digital products. The software creates user interfaces for mobile and web apps and is proprietary. What are the best free and open source...

A Basic Guide to the ‘ls’ Command in Linux with Examples

This guide will teach you how to use the 'ls' command in Linux. All the below examples of the 'ls' command are tested on RHEL/CentOS 7.6. Linux/Unix platform 'ls' command is one of the most repeatedly used commands. This is typically one of the first commands you train when you...

How to Reset Forgotten Root Password in Rocky Linux / AlmaLinux

It happens. Yes, sometimes you can lose track of your passwords, including the root password which is critical in performing root privileged tasks. This can happen for a myriad of reasons including staying for a protracted period without logging in as a root user or having a complex root...

How to Encrypt Block Devices Using LUKS on Linux

In this article, we will learn how to encrypt block devices in Linux using LUKS. LUKS is the Linux encryption layer that can be used to encrypt the entire root partition, a logical volume, or a specific partition. Learn more here.

Install Zentyal as PDC (Primary Domain Controller) and Integrate Windows System – Part 1

This 14-part series will be titled Preparation for the setting up and managing Zentyal as PDC (Primary Domain Controller). To get started, install Zentyal as PDC (Primary Domain Controller) and integrate a windows system.

Get Better Desktop Responsiveness Under Heavy CPU Load Using CFS Zen Tweaks

CFS Zen Tweaks is a bash script and systemd service that tweak the Linux CPU scheduler for better desktop responsiveness when under heavy CPU utilization. The default kernel settings are not tweaked for desktop usage, with high throughput being prioritized over latency, notes the CFS Zen Tweaks author. This results...

LibreOffice Releases User Guides for Impress and Calc 7.2

Electronic versions of LibreOffice user guides are available as free downloads, or print-on-demand versions through Lulu. Guides are available for Impress and Calc 7.2. Learn more about what's available here.

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