• rsync: Tutorial with examples

    Need a fast and efficient way to synchronize files on two systems? Looking for an alternative to FTP / scp / rcp? rsync is the right tool for it! rsync's syncing capability makes it an excellent alte...

  • Linux: Kill a hung process

    How to kill a hung Linux process A process stops responding normally. When you try to exit it using CTRLC, it prints ^C instead. Whatever you type is just printed on the screen. The process seems to ...

  • Linux: How to open tar.gz file

    How to open tar.gz file in Linux This post is a quick instruction on how to open tar.gz files in Linux. So you came across a file that has the extension .tar.gz and have no idea how to open it. Let's...

  • How to download file using cURL

    Downloading files using cURL So you wanna download files using cURL but don't know how to do that. Fear not, for the super-genius Captain Hack Sparrow is here to show you how to do just that. Learn f...

  • Linux: Delete non-empty directory

    How to recursively delete a directory forcibly in Linux You probably know that rmdir is the bash shell command to delete directories in Linux. But the command will delete the directory only if it is ...

  • Linux: zip and unzip commands

    How to zip and unzip files in Linux To create ".zip" files in Linux, you use the zip command. To unzip ".zip" files, you use the unzip command. Here are some common uses of the zip and unzip commands...