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How to Check Your Server Load in Linux

If you are a Linux system administrator, then monitoring the server load is necessary to maintain stable performance. The server load is an average of the amount of computational work that a computer system performs. It can be defined as an average load over a specific interval of time. If your server load is higher, it will become very slow, sometimes resulting in a shutdown.

In simple terms, the server load refers to the incoming traffic, login requests, hits, and whether the server is available for all users. There are many tools available in Linux for monitoring server load. Monitoring the server load through the command line can save your time and gives you an accurate value of the server load.

In this post, we will show you how to check server load in Linux.

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Find Top 10 Running Processes by Memory and CPU Usage

Hitesh Jethva April 30, 2022 by under Tutorials, VPS Hosting 0 Comments

Linux is an open-source and highly popular operating system, and it is the preferred option for deploying servers and applications on the Internet. It is very popular due to its command-line interface and built-in tools which help you to perform your tasks quickly and save a lot of time.

Sometimes your application or website is very slow or unresponsive due to high memory and CPU usage. In this case, you can use the ps and top command to identify which processes are eating all the resources on your system.

In this post, we will explain how to find top memory and CPU resource-consuming processes in Linux.

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How to Use chmod (Change Mode) Command in Linux

Hitesh Jethva April 29, 2022 by under Tutorials, VPS Hosting 0 Comments

chmod is a Linux command-line utility used to change the access permissions of files and directories. It is very useful in a multi-user environment where you want to restrict files and directories so that only authorized users and processes can access them. The chmod command stands for “change mode” and is used to restrict the way a file can be accessed.

In this post, we will show you how to use the chmod command in Linux.

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How to Pass Password to SCP Command in Linux

Copying files and directories from one system to another system is a common task for any system administrator. SCP, also called secure copy, is a Linux command-line utility used to securely copy or transfer files from one server to another server. The SCP command allows you to copy a file or directory from a local system to a remote system, from a remote system to a local system, or between two remote systems from your local system.

When you use the SCP command, you will need to provide a remote user’s password before transferring a file. In this post, we will explain how to pass passwords to the SCP command in Linux.

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How to Compare Two Files in Linux Terminal

Hitesh Jethva April 27, 2022 by under Tutorials, VPS Hosting 0 Comments

File comparison plays an important role in Linux, especially for programmers and Linux system administrators. For example, if you want to find the difference between two source code files to develop patches, then you need a file comparison tool to make this process easier. There are several command-line tools available in Linux to compare two files. Among them, diff is a very popular command-line utility that provides various options to get the difference between two files.

In this post, we will show you how to compare two files in a Linux terminal.

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How to Remove Files and Directories in Linux

If you are working on Linux, then you may need to remove certain files and directories based on a set of predetermined requirements. Linux provides several tools to remove files and directories. Among them, the rm and rmdir are the most widely used commands to remove files and directories on Linux, macOS, and Unix-based operating systems.

In this post, we will show you how to remove files and directories in Linux.

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How to Set $Path Variable in Linux

Hitesh Jethva April 25, 2022 by under Tutorials, VPS Hosting 0 Comments

The $PATH variable plays an important role in Linux and Unix-based operating systems. It contains a list of directories that hold various executables on the system. The $PATH variable allows you to run any programs in Linux seamlessly. Generally, the $PATH variable contains the /bin, /usr/bin, /usr/local/bin, /sbin and /usr/sbin directories. However, you can also add your own directories to the $PATH variable to execute any script from anywhere on the system without specifying the script’s absolute path.

In this post, we will show you how to set a $PATH variable in Linux.

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How to Install and Use MongoDB on Rocky Linux 8

MongoDB is a free, open-source, and cross-platform document-oriented database system that uses JSON-like documents with optional schemas. It is written in C++ and used for developing modern dynamic apps. In MongoDB, data objects are stored as separate documents in a collection, unlike in traditional relational databases where rows and columns are used. It provides an aggregation framework and offers easy querying and indexing functionality that helps developers to query complex document-based data sets easily.

In this post, we will explain how to install and use MongoDB on Rocky Linux 8.

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Top 10 Helpdesk Support Ticket Software

Richard Bailey April 22, 2022 by under VPS Hosting 0 Comments

Helpdesk support software plays a vital role in the day-to-day business operations of countless businesses around the globe. Most medium or large businesses have some sort of support desk, service desk, or operations team that looks after the customer requests, IT problems, change management, and asset management. Helpdesk software categorizes issues and problems into a searchable log, helping users to manage the incident until completion.

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How to Use chown (Change Ownership) Command in Linux

The chown command stands for change owner is a Linux command-line tool used to change the file and directory ownership. In Linux, only root and admin users can access all files and directories in the file system. Each file and directory is associated with an owner and group owner. You can’t access any files that are owned by other users. In such a case, you will need to change the owner of the file to grant file access. The chown command allows you to grant read, write and execute level permission on files and directories.

In this post, we will show you how to use chown command in Linux.

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