Category: How to Linux

Linux Set Date and Time From a Command Prompt

Linux Set Date and Time From a Command Prompt

How can I set the system date and time from the command prompt (bash shell)? I don’t have GUI installed and I am login over ssh session. How can I set date under Linux...

Create HTML reports with nmap

Create HTML reports with nmap

nmap can actually create very good html reports. I’ll show you how! Below is a one-liner command that will scan and create an html file for all open ports and services. This example happens to...

NMAP to Identify MAC and IP of Machines on LAN

NMAP to Identify MAC and IP of Machines on LAN

Instead of pinging the broadcast which may or may not work for various reasons, use namp to identify MAC addresses and ips of computers or devices on your LAN. Here is how it works! The nmap...

Top 4 Terminal GUI Applications

Top 4 Terminal GUI Applications

Terminal GUI Apps? Does sound oxymoronic doesn’t it? Well, there are GUI apps in the terminal – and here is a tribute to ones that I find most useful… top/htop – Process Viewer From...

Script to Backup Files Over a Network Using Rsync

Script to Backup Files Over a Network Using Rsync

his script will backup the specified files to another computer on your network. You can also use this to send your files to a remote server. This script compliments the last Rsync Backup script. Its...

Perl Script to Backup MySQL Databases

Perl Script to Backup MySQL Databases

The script uses ‘mysqldump’ command to backup the data. That means that thebackups are in the SQL dump format. The dumps of all the databases that are backed up are compressed and stored in the destination...

Crontab Code Generator

Crontab Code Generator

JSL Crontab Generator is a GUI application that can be used to create new crontab entries easily. Its a Javascript application – so it will run from your browser – there is no download/install involved. This...

Popular Version control systems

Popular Version control systems

  Concurrent Versions System (CVS) http://savannah.nongnu.org/projects/cvs Sometimes referred to as the “grandfather” of version control applications, CVS (Concurrent Versions System) is an open source, cross-platform centralized version control system that began as a series...

Auto mounting a partition

Auto mounting a partition

It’s been a while. A while since I’ve had to actually had to manually edit the /etc/fstab to automount a partition. So long, that I searched my blog trying to find out how to...

NetworkManager ‘device not managed’ Fix

NetworkManager ‘device not managed’ Fix

Recently I ran into an issue where a new installation of Debian didn’t have NetworkManager set up correctly. Everytime I tried to use NetworkManager it had an issue with the devices not being managed....