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.

Mount and Access Hard Drives in Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL)

You can access all your Windows PC’s files in WSL by mounting hard drives, flash drives, and other removable disks. In this guide, we’ll see how to mount our file systems in Windows Subsystem for Linux in order to access our files, as well as how to automate the process. Accessing C: Drive WSL will …

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Generate File of Specific Size on Linux (With Commands)

Generating files of a specific size can be useful for testing purposes. There are several different commands in Linux that can create files of certain sizes. Check out the commands and examples below to learn how. Generate file of specific size with truncate The truncate command may be the perfect tool for the job, as …

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Kill Processes in Linux – Kill, Pkill, Killall Commands

The kill, pkill, and killall commands are used to terminate processes on a Linux system. They are default command line utilities that all pretty much do the same thing, but in different ways. Mastering these commands will allow a Linux user to exercise more control over their system, as they’ll have the ability to end …

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