Linux

The Linux wget Command

The Linux wget command is a command-line utility to download files from the internet over HTTP, HTTPS, and FTP protocols. The wget command is usually available on most Linux distros by default, but if you do not have it installed already, it can be downloaded using the package manager for your distribution. Ubuntu/Debian-based distros: (difference …

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The killall Command in Linux

In this tutorial, we’ll cover the killall command in Linux. We recently posted a tutorial on the kill command in Linux where we covered the usage and the functionality of the command. Today, we’ll go over how to use the killall command in Linux, and understand the difference between kill and killall commands. What is …

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Linux kill Command

The kill command in Linux is used to send a signal to a process or a group of processes. The name, unfortunately, chosen as kill, instead of signal, does not need to necessarily kill a process. As we will see, based on the values passed to it, it sends an appropriate signal to the Process …

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Linux chmod Command

The chmod (change mode) command in Linux is used to change the access mode of a file, based on the type of user accessing the file and the type of permission associated with accessing the file. File Permissions and User Groups For understanding what the types of permissions and the types of users are, let …

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Linux ping Command

PING (Packet INternet Groper) is a network administration utility used to check the connectivity status between a source and a destination computer/device over an IP network. It also helps you assess the time it takes to send and receive a response from the network. Basic Principles behind ping Command Whenever there is a requirement to …

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