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Counting down the days using bash

Need to know how many days there are before some important event? Let bash and the date command help with that!

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How to use the date command: 2-Minute Linux Tips

In this Linux tip, learn how to use the date command. In its simplest form, it provides the date and time in a nice format, including the time zone.

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Displaying dates and times your way in Linux

The Linux date command provides more options for displaying dates and times than you can shake a stick at (without hurting your wrist anyway). Here are some of the more useful choices.

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The many faces of awk

The awk command provides a lot more than simply selecting fields from input strings, including pulling out columns of data, printing simple text evaluating content – even doing math.

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How to use the bmon command: 2-Minute Linux Tips

In this Linux tip, learn how to use the bmon command. It’s a graphical tool for looking at network bandwidth.

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Cumulus Networks updates its network-centric Linux distribution

Company says its Linux is to networking what Red Hat is to servers.

The Linux who command tells who’s logged in and a lot more

A 2-minute Linux Tip from Sandra Henry-Stocker on several of the uses of the Linux who command

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How to use the uniq command: 2-Minute Linux Tips

In this Linux tip, learn how to use the uniq command. It’s a command that’s very useful when you want to reduce or summarize information.

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Cleaning up with apt-get

Most of us with Debian-based systems use apt-get routinely to install packages and upgrades, but how often do we pull out the cleaning tools? Let's check out some of the tool's options for cleaning up after itself.

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Red Hat Responds to Zombieload v2

Red Hat calls for updating Linux software to address Intel processor flaws that can lead to data-theft exploits

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Red Hat announces RHEL 8.1 with predictable release cadence

Red Hat has just released Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.1, first to follow the predictable release cadence promised at Red Hat Summit 2019

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How to use the screen command: 2-Minute Linux Tips

In this Linux tip, learn how to use the screen command. It's a command that allows you to detach an SSH session and then reconnect to it.

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Looping your way through bash

There are many ways to loop through data in a bash script and on the command line. Which way is best depends on what you're trying to do.

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Viewing network bandwidth usage with bmon

Introducing bmon, a monitoring and debugging tool that captures network statistics and makes them easily digestible.

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How to use the tee command: 2-Minute Linux Tips

In this Linux tip, learn how to use the tee command. It’s a very simple command that allows you to run some other command and send its output both to the screen and to a file at the same time.

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How to use the who command: 2-Minute Linux Tips

In this Linux tip, learn how to use the who command. It will show you details regarding who is logged in and about the system.

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Using multitail on Linux

Multitail allows you to watch multiple files as they are being updated -- like a split-window tail -f display. Let's check out how you can use it to monitor system activity and your files.

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Linux sudo flaw can lead to unauthorized privileges

Exploiting a newly discovered sudo flaw in Linux can enable certain users with to run commands as root despite restrictions against it.

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