This tutorial will explore the bash printf command with syntax examples on Linux systems. When writing bash scripts, most of us by default use the
echo command as a means to print to standard output stream.
As a Linux system administrator, you may sometimes want to run processes in the background to continue working in your command line terminal while the background process finishes its work. Linux systems allows for simultaneous process execution and ability to run programs in the foreground and background.
The command line terminal in Linux is the operating system’s most powerful component. However, due to the sheer amount of commands available, it can be intimidating for newcomers. Even longtime users may forget a command every once in a while and that is why we have created this Linux cheat sheet commands guide.
At some point, the time will come when a system administrator needs to disable user accounts on a Linux system. This can be achieved by Linux nologin technique. Some common reasons for disabling user accounts are due to some suspicious user activity, or perhaps due to a user’s work contract termination.
We can use the mount command in Linux to attach file systems and removable devices such as USB flash drives. The default file system for most Linux distributions is ext4. We can also dismount file systems with the unmount command.