How Do Linux Permissions Work?

How Do Linux Permissions Work In Linux

You might remember when you first started working with Linux Permissions, thinking what are all these cryptic symbols next to files and folders in the terminal. Maybe you feel this way now if you’re just starting out with Linux. Let’s face it, when we see something like drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 Feb 18 18:23 Code at the command line, it’s not exactly user friendly. Maybe you know that some of these symbols have to do with permissions, and if so you are right.…

Linux Keyboard Tricks

Linux Keyboard Tricks

It’s helpful to learn a few Linux Keyboard Tricks. You may have noticed that when working with Linux at the command line, everything seems like a shortcut. In other words, instead of having descriptive commands such as list files, or change directory, we have things like ls and cd. What’s up with that? You might call it laziness, but really, its more of trying to get the most amount of work done with the fewest keystrokes.…

Command Types In Linux

Command Types In Linux

There are a few different Command Types In Linux. In fact, there are four command types in Linux. So just what are these commands? First up, there are executable programs or compiled binaries. For example if you run ls /usr/bin, you will be greeted with a large collection of programs. These are most often C or C++ programs which have been compiled, or small scripts written in bash, Ruby, Python, or Perl.…

Vi Editor Tutorial For Beginners

Vi Editor Tutorial For Beginners

Welcome to this Vi Editor Tutorial for beginners. Vi is a robust and powerful way to work with files on Linux. Now, we say wonderful with a hint of sarcasm as some people do in fact love vi, while others despise it. It might be due to the nature of vi in that it is entirely keyboard based, meaning you must learn specific key combinations and sequence of key presses to get anything done.…

Creating Monitoring and Killing Processes in Linux

Creating Monitoring and Killing Processes in Linux

Creating, Monitoring, and Killing Processes in Linux are a key part of working with the operating system. In Linux there are several concepts regarding processes to be aware of. In this episode we’ll take a look at some of the more important ones. First up, we’ll look at background and foreground processes, and how they are similar and different. Next, we’ll tackle the concept of persistent processes.…