BIP KB Tag: command

How To Change The Language In A Linux (BaSH) Shell

To set your current shell to a different language you use the bash variable LANG followed by the language you want: LANG=en_us_8859_1 If you want to set that so its used every time add an export line to your .bashrc for that user. The .bashrc file can be found in each user's homedir, if they don't have one you can create it: export LANG=en_us_8859_1 The command locale will show you informa...
By yang-li, January 24, 2015


How To Use SS Command : Alternate For Netstat

In case you are looking for an alternate of netstat command, it's called ss command. By default ss command is shipped with package called iproute (Advanced IP routing and network device configuration tools) Introduction of ss ss command is another utility to investigate sockets. It is used to dump socket statistics. It  shows information similar to netstat and displays more TCP and state informations than most other tools. It's considered as ...
By fredric, April 11, 2015


How To - Install And Get Started With Docker

Install Docker VPS Install Docker VPS. If you use Linux, setting up Docker VPS is fairly easy. You can find great instructions straight from Docker's website here. You can also set up Docker on MacOS and Windows - it's a little more complicated, so I recommend using Vagrant's new Docker support feature.   Docker Online Documentation Docker has great documentation and a useful interactive online tutorial. Using The ...
By chris, May 6, 2015


How To Keep Ghost Running With pm2

Introduction to Ghost When installing manually on a VPS, most people wonder how to keep Ghost running after their terminal session has ended. There are multiple ways to do this, the most popular way currently being forever and pm2 is a great alternative. It's Very easy to setup and use. Here are the steps to installing pm2 with Ghost: Note: These commands should be run from a non root user that is dedicated to running this...
By steve, May 6, 2015


How To add a new user Linux command

1. useradd (User Linux Command) If you do not wish to add a new user account by using a GUI tools, you can do it from a User Linux Command line with the useradd command. useradd -mc "user name" -s /bin/bash john The previous command will create a new user account for user john. -mc options instruct a useradd comment to put a comment about new user which is very often used to specify user's full name. -s option will select the path for...
By tommy, June 24, 2015


How To Check A Current Runlevel Of Your Linux System

Unix System V-style implement conventionally 7 runlevels. This runlevel implementation varies across many Linux distribution. Usually runlevel 0, 1 and 6 are the same. 0 - halt 1 - single mode 6 - reboot On Debian distributions runlevel 2-5 are dedicated to full multi-user mode with graphical managers and console login. Redhat/Fedora has two separate runlevels for each mode. To check the runlevel, you can use the runlevel comm...
By kevin, June 26, 2015


How To Install Locate On CentOS Server

Introduction This how-to will show you how to install locate on a CentOS server. This command is often the easiest and fastest way to find the location of files and directories. This is very useful when you’re working on a Linux system for which you are not well acquainted. When you install mlocate, it will install the two commands locate and updatedb. It will also install a cron job that updates the database daily. Pr...
By BIP, August 20, 2016