In this tutorial, you will learn how to get a list of hard drive partitions and their sizes on a Linux system. Follow along with the command line and GUI methods below to learn about all of the storage partitions on your system. Check Partition Sizes With Commands Method 1. The lsblk command shows information […]
Articles marked as System Administration are usually geared towards Linux security, networking, server configuration, virtualization, and similar topics.
At Linux Nightly, we’re always auditing our Linux servers and desktops, and looking for ways to improve performance and security. In these guides, we share some of the helpful things we’ve learned.
NTFS (New Technology File System) was developed by Microsoft to store and retrieve files on storage devices. It’s the default file system for Windows systems, but we can also mount this type of file system in Linux in order to read and write data to the disk. In this tutorial, we will learn how to
The GNOME desktop environment is the default GUI for Ubuntu systems. However, if you’re running Ubuntu Server or one of the other flavors of Ubuntu such as Kubuntu or Lubuntu, then you won’t have GNOME installed by default. Follow along with us below to get GNOME installed on Ubuntu. Before installing GNOME, we recommend that
Are you getting the following error when trying to login to the MySQL root on an Ubuntu system or other Linux distribution? We’ll show you how to clear it up in a matter of seconds. ERROR 1698 (28000): Access denied for user ‘root’@’localhost’ Explanation: This error is caused by the auth_socket plugin. The simplest solution
Pip is a package manager used to download and install software written in Python code. In this tutorial, we will learn how to install and use pip on all of the main Linux distributions. Installing Pip on Linux For Debian-based distributions and Ubuntu: $ sudo apt install python3-pip For Red Hat, Fedora, AlmaLinux, Rocky Linux,
pip is the package manager for Python. We can use pip to install new Python packages, and keep all of our existing packages up to date. In this tutorial, we will see how to update a package via pip on Linux. Use pip to Update Packages Example 1. To update the pip package manager itself:
Ubuntu 22.04 uses Wayland as its default display protocol. In case you experience problems or simply prefer the X window system (A.K.A. X11 or Xorg), it’s possible to disable Wayland and utilize X as your window system instead. In this tutorial, you will learn how to disable or enable Wayland on Ubuntu 22.04. Toggle Wayland
Snap is an independent package manager, which works on all Linux distributions. In order to manage these software packages, we use snapd; a background tool which allows us to interact with snap software packages, either to install them, update, or remove them. Snap is becoming one of the most common methods to use when installing
Memory is an essential component of your Linux system. All programs and files will be copied into RAM at some point, which makes it a precious resource to have. In this tutorial, we will show you how to monitor the RAM usage in your system with a few important commands in Linux. top Command The
Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) allows Windows users to run virtualized Linux on top of their Windows installation. WSL integrates well with the Windows file system, allowing you to seamlessly access your Windows files from within the Linux terminal. In this tutorial, you will learn how to install Ubuntu in WSL for Windows 11 and