How to use ss command in Linux?

linux ss command

In Unix-like systems, ss (Socket Statistics) is a command used to display the network statistics. It is simpler and faster than the now deprecated netstat command. The ss command is used with some other commands such as the IP command to get useful network information and troubleshoot the network issues. In this article, I will … Read more

How to use Linux comm command?

The Linux comm is a command that compares two sorted files and finds the common and distinct lines in both. By default, the output contains three columns the first column shows the non-matching or unique lines of the first file, the second column shows the non-matching lines of the second file, and the third column … Read more

How to use Linux exit command?

bash exit command

The exit command is used to exit from the current shell in a Linux or Unix system. Probably you may have used it before if you ever worked with a Linux or Unix terminal. You can use the exit command with or without parameters if no parameters are provided it will return the status of … Read more

How to use iwconfig command in Linux?

using iwconfig command in linux

The iwconfig command in Linux is similar to ifconfig command but instead of configuring all types of network interfaces, it is used specifically to display and configure different parameters of a wireless network interface. For example, you can configure the SSID, frequency, and password, or encryption type of a wireless network. In this article, I … Read more

How to use cfdisk command in Linux?

how to use cfdisk command in Linux

The cfdisk is a partition editor program in Linux that can be used to create, delete and modify partitions on a system. It supports the partitioning of the disk that uses MBR, GPT, BSD disklabel, and SUN disk labels. cfdisk has a terminal-based menu interface that shows a list of all disks and partitions with … Read more

How to use nohup command in Linux?

When you execute a command in a Linux system it starts a process and when you exit from the terminal it gets automatically terminated. In some situations, you may want to keep running a process even after exiting from the terminal. So how will you do that? Well, we can use nohup (No Hang Up) … Read more

How to use nslookup command in Linux?

nslookup command linux

The nslookup ( name server lookup ) command is used to get information from a DNS server. This information can include IP address details, MX record of a name server, etc. It is used for troubleshooting DNS-related problems on a system. This command usually works in two modes interactive and non-interactive modes. In interactive mode, … Read more

How to use tac command in Linux?

The cat is one of the most frequently used commands in Linux which is used to print the content of a file on the standard output. This command is also used to create, append the content of one file to the end of another file, and view the content of a file. The tac command … Read more

How to use rmdir command in Linux?

There are multiple ways to create or remove directories in a Linux system. You can create it from GUI or using a terminal. Knowing how to create or remove directories using commands can be very useful because most Linux systems offer only a command-line interface to perform a task. I already explained how to use … Read more