There are a variety of tools that a system administrator can use to check and monitor the health of their Linux system. This would include not only the physical hardware, but also the software and how many resources are being dedicated to running the installed services. In this tutorial, you will learn several commands to check overall health of your Linux system from the command line.
The GNOME desktop environment is one of the most well known and popular GUIs for Linux systems. Many Linux distributions such as Ubuntu and Fedora even have it preinstalled on their default downloads. In this tutorial, you will learn how to check the installed version of GNOME desktop environment via command line and GUI on any Linux system.
Master PDF editor is a powerful tool to create or edit existing PDF documents. The Master PDF editor is not available for Ubuntu via standard repository, but you can keep reading to find out how to install this software on Ubuntu Linux. Installing Master PDF editor will not only allow you to open and view PDF documents, but modify them and save your changes as well.
Epoch time is a convention used on Unix and Linux systems that many applications rely on for calculating time between dates and other similar functions. Some Linux commands like
perl have an epoch option built in. An epoch denotes the number of seconds that have passed since the date January 1st, 1970.
Being aware of your current Debian version will help you know when it is time to update. It’s important to know the version of your Debian Linux system, as new versions are released about every 2 years. Staying up to date will keep your system secure and ensure that you have the newest software available.
This tutorial is intended for all programing enthusiasts on all levels that wish to understand pointers in the C++ language. All code presented here is not compiler-specific, and all examples will be written in plain ANSI C++. Debates about pointers can stretch for miles, and you would need to go really far to master it all.
The purpose of this tutorial is to explore the system architecture of the Android mobile operating system. This will give you a general idea of the various layers involved in Android and how they relate to each other. We will also talk about how Android relates to Linux itself.
pax is an archive utility somewhere between
tar. This is just because it is independent of the specific archive format, and supports a wide variety of different archive formats. It can perform simple tasks as creating a compressed archive of a selected directory or it can as much easily create a daily incremental backup.
The GNU C Library, often abbreviated to libc or glibc, is ordinarily installed out of the box on all major Linux distros. It is an essential library that many software packages will rely on in order to run properly or run at all. In case you need to check what version of
libc is installed on your Linux system, we have you covered in this tutorial.
Knowing the architecture of your system’s processor is essential when picking an operating system to download and install. Certain editions of Linux and other operating systems are typically only made to work with a certain architecture, whether that be x86 (32 bit), x86-64 (64 bit), ARM (in the case of Raspberry Pi systems), etc. Furthermore, software that you are interested in running may only be designed to work with a particular architecture.