The Linux Set Command

The Linux set command is a built-in shell command that allows you to display or set both shell and environment variables. In this guide, we cover the set command and demonstrate the various ways that the command-line utility can be used.…

How to Symlink a Directory in Linux

Symlink, also known as a symbolic link in Linux, creates a link to a file or a directory for easier access. To put it in another way, symlinks are links that points to another file or folder in your system, quite similar to the shortcuts…

How to List All Symlinks in the Linux Directory

The symbolic link, also known as symlink or soft link, is the file type that can hold the location of a file or directory in any Linux file system. You have created a couple of Symbolic links in your Linux filesystem, and sometimes…

How to Show MOTD in Linux

MOTD is the abbreviation of “Message Of The Day”, and it is used to display a message when a remote user login to the Linux Operating system using SSH. Linux administrators often need to display different messages on the login of the…

How Do You Keep a Terminal Session Alive?

The system or server administrator often needs to keep a terminal session alive for maintaining a process or application running. However, when we close the SSH connection or do not send any information to the server, the terminal…

How do I know what version of WSL I have?

Windows subsystem for Linux, also known as WSL, is a feature in Windows developed by Microsoft incorporation with Canonical to make Linux run on Windows 10 devices. Many of us hardly know the Windows 10 is now natively supporting Linux;…

How do I show unmounted drives in Linux

Unmounting a file/folder means it is inaccessible for the device to read and make any modification. To access the particular unmounted folder or drive, we need to mount it first. Mounted drives mean it is in the active state, and data is…

How I Give a User Permission to a Folder in Linux

Privacy is an essential part of someone’s life, whether social media or the workplace. It helps protect the personal and professional data that we don’t want to share with everybody. Sometimes, people work on sensitive data that couldn’t…