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.
The purpose of this tutorial is to find setuid binaries on Linux. It is very possible that your Linux server has more packages installed than you really need. To make it worse, those extra packages may contain a handful of binaries with setuid and setguid turned on.
Most of us longtime Linux users have the
ifconfig command seared into our brain, after years of repetitive use. It comes as a shock to some when they type the command and are met with an error message (ifconfig command not found). Indeed, the command has become deprecated, but it’s still possible to install ifconfig command.
The ext4 filesystem includes multiple improvements in terms of performance, over its predecessor ext3. Ext4 is not only faster than ext3, but can also handle much larger filesystems and files, and lots of other improvements under the hood. If you haven’t yet upgraded to ext4 on Linux, it’s definitely time to do so.
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.