Change file(s) and Directory/Folder ownership – chmod command in Linux

The Linux command utility is used to set permissions on files and directories The command , or Change Mode, is widely used to modify the access permissions of files and directories, This facilitates the users to keep the data secure and properly organized. There are three types the file permissions can be modified using chmod … Read more

Linux rsync command

Linux Command Utility [/code]rsync[/code] is a very robust, fast content copy command which can be used within the same linux host and over a connected network between 2 linux hosts. It is a special program which has intelligence in terms of not copying data repetitively if the destination has the same copy as source based … Read more

How to access Tar files in Linux/Unix

The Linux tar command abbreviation is “tar archive” released under POSIX standards initially and It now follows the GNU standards Often when you download the files from the internet they are in the .tar, tar.gz. Or tar.bz2 compressed format using either bz2 or gz compression algorithm. If you are familiar with the Opensource then there’s a … Read more

How to create symbolic Link or Softlinks in Linux and differentiate between Softlink vs Hardlink

The concept of Links in Linux/Unix based systems is Unique and gives a very deeper understanding of the Linux working internals at various levels. The symbolic also known as Soft link is a special type of linking that acts as a pointer to the original file present on the disk. The Softlink span across different … Read more

Linux Copy File Command for Files and Directories – cp Command Examples

Linux copy files command: is generally used for organizing the data on the Linux operating system, It copies the files and directories. We shall take a deeper look at Linux cp command-utility in the section In order to copy files and directories, you must have read permissions on the source file(s) and write permissions on … Read more