linux - I can't remember the root password!

I can’t remember the root password!

When the LILO: prompt appears (or boot: prompt if you inserted a boot disk), enter: linux -s or linux single When the bash# prompt appears, enter: passwd This will then prompt you for a new root password, without asking for the old one...

linux - Symbolic/soft links & hard 🔗 links

Symbolic/soft links & hard 🔗 links

Soft links Pointers to programs, files, or directories located elsewhere (just like Windows shortcuts)If the original program, file, or directory is renamed, moved, or deleted, the soft link is broken. If you type ls -F you can see...

linux - Memory information

Memory information

Run at the command line:

cat /proc/meminfo = memory usage information

free = how much memory is currently unused

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✔️ Spell check documents in Linux using ispell

You should really only run this command on text documents, not binary (Word, StarOffice, etc.) documents. At the command line, enter: ispell <document name> The following screen will appear highlighting the word with spell errors and...

linux - Installing vs. Upgrading RPM

Installing vs. Upgrading RPM

What’s the difference between installing and upgrading an RPM? And what happens if you upgrade even though you haven’t installed first? If you install an upgrade, typically what happens is that the software is now installed if it...

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Parallel ports

Windows uses lpt1, lpt2, & lpt3.Linux uses /dev/lp0, /dev/lp1, & /dev/lp2.

Serial ports

Windows uses com1, com2, & so on.Linux uses /dev/ttyS0, /dev/ttyS1, & so on.

linux - Set up SWAT to configure Samba

Set up SWAT to configure Samba

nano /etc/xinetd.d/swat Here’s my swat file: service swat { port = 901 socket_type = stream wait = no only_from = # only_from = user = root server = /usr/sbin/swat log_on_failure += USERID # disable = yes } By commenting...

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Linux 📁 Directories

/etc = system & application settings/etc/skel = “skeleton” files used to create user accounts /lib = security files, system modules, & libraries containing software libraries & information databases /opt = pre-loaded software...