Linux Commands

 

Articles marked as Linux Commands center around the Linux command line, and using it to accomplish a particular task.

 

Linux Nightly believes that the command line is the most powerful feature of this operating system. In these guides, we’ll help you master essential Linux commands.

Linux Convert xlsx to csv

Files with the .xlsx extension are Microsoft Excel spreadsheets. These files can be converted to .csv (comma separated values) files to be more compatible with other applications, or to be opened by a plain text editor. In this tutorial, you will see different methods to convert xlsx files to csv in terminal and GUI on …

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Linux Count Files in Directory

In this tutorial, you will learn how to count the files in a directory by using the ls and find commands on Linux. Some examples will also show how to count hidden files, count files in all subdirectories, or how to count directories plus files. Using ls Command Note that this method will count directories …

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Convert File Names to Lowercase

In Linux, file names are case-sensitive, so you might face situations where you want to change file names to lowercase. In general, it’s easier to work with files on the Linux command line that are entirely lowercase. In this tutorial, you will learn how to change file names to lowercase with Linux commands. mv Command …

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How to Install and Use 7-Zip on Linux

7-Zip is free software for compressing/decompressing files. Although you can already compress files by using the tar and zip commands, 7-Zip can outperform other compression technologies in terms of compression ratio, as shown in our benchmark tests for the best compression tool in Linux. 7-Zip can also encrypt your compressed archives with AES-256. In this …

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How to Add User in Linux

In this tutorial, you will see how to create a new user in Linux from command line and GUI. Add User From Command Line To create a user in Linux you can either use adduser or useradd. The main difference between these two commands is that adduser is more user-friendly, whereas the useradd command is …

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