Tag: Linux

Scheduling tasks with cron and crontab in Linux

Scheduling tasks with cron and crontab in Linux

Cron is a time-based job scheduler used for automating and scheduling repetitive tasks, periodical collection of data, alerts, etc. The cron daemon or crond allows users to manage and run tasks automatically at specific time intervals. It is one of the key tools for scheduling tasks in Linux and Unix-like operating systems. Cron Cron is

AlmaLinux distro

AlmaLinux, an alternative downstream of RHEL

AlmaLinux is a free, open source Linux distribution, created by CloudLinux and supported both by CloudLinux and other sponsors. It is focused on long-term stability and governed by the community; with regular releases. It is licensed under General Public License version 2 (GPLv2) and other licenses. AlmaLinux distribution Like other distributions such as Rocky Linux,

Most powerful supercomputers ranking

The 500 most powerful supercomputers use Linux

The world’s most powerful supercomputers use Linux. A supercomputer is a device whose computing capabilities are by far higher than those of common computers. The most powerful supercomputer nowadays exceeds 1,190 Petaflops (PFlops). This is a performance no personal device can achieve. Besides, it is worth mentioning that Linux has dominated the list of the

Popular Linux distributions

31 popular Linux distributions

In the following list, we have gathered some of the most popular Linux distributions and some growing distros too. GNU/Linux operating systems are Unix-like and open source, and based on the Linux kernel. Among the long list of Linux distributions, there are a number of distros that clearly stand out among the others — in

Inodes in Linux

Inodes in Linux: limit, usage and helpful commands

Inodes in Linux are unique identifiers that describe files and directories within a filesystem. It is important to keep an eye on them to avoid issues related to inode shortage or excessive usage. What is an inode? An inode is a data structure that keeps track of all the files and directories within a Linux

30th anniversary of the first Linux release

Linux: from a hobby to a collaborative tech revolution

September 17th, 2022 was Linux’s 31st anniversary. Linux was first released as a free operating system kernel on September 17th, 1991. What started as “just a hobby” for Linus Torvalds became the kernel of the GNU OS and one of the world’s most important operating systems. Linux’s history from 1991 to 2022 Linus Torvalds was

Commonly used Linux commands

65 commonly used Linux commands

The following commonly used Linux commands allow users to perform numerous tasks using the Command Line Interface (CLI) instead of the Graphical User Interface (GUI), increasing control and speed. List of some of the most used Linux commands The following list includes helpful and interesting Linux commands to use distributions more effectively and enjoy greater

SSH keys set up guide

Step-by-step guide to setting up SSH keys on a Linux server

Would you like to learn to set up SSH keys on a Linux server or to use public key authentication? We have created this step-by-step guide about how to set up SSH keys on a Linux server to improve security when establishing a remote connection. There are diverse alternatives to establish a remote and secure

Linux 6.0

Linux kernel 6.0

Linux kernel 6.0 introduces diverse performance improvements, support for new hardware and security fixes, among other things. This new major version is the successor of the Linux 5.x.y series, whose last version is Linux 5.19. Linux 6.0: some new features and improvements On October 2, 2022, Linus Torvalds announced Linux 6.0 as an update with

Debian GNU/Linux distro

Debian: the 2nd most popular Linux distro

Debian is a free, open source Linux distribution. It was initially launched by Ian Murdock in 1993 as the “Debian Linux Release”. It was the first distribution to be open for contribution to all users and developers. Debian GNU/Linux The Debian GNU/Linux distribution includes the Linux kernel or the FreeBSD kernel, and thousands of prepackaged


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