Greet Users With The Message Of The Day

The message of the day is known as motd. It's used to send a message to users after logging into a shell, commonly used on hosts. You can…


Migrage My Search From Solr To Elasticsearch

An NRT (near-realtime) search platform. It's about a one second delay from the time a document is indexed until it is searchable. I have…


Uninstall An App From The Terminal

I installed an application. It misbehaved. I wanted to try out a time tracking app. It should let me track reminders and record activity…


SSH For Days

Mosh - the mobile shell. This remote terminal let's you roam with intermittent connectivity without breaking your SSH tunnel. The package…


Create A Symlink For Hidden Files

I want to create a symlink for all hidden files excluding the hidden directories. I want to put my configuration files in my home directory…


Using The Tar Command In Linux

I used to right-click on a zipped file and manage the archive using the GUI. Gone are those days. Now I mainly work with tar files and need…


Checking Disk Usage In Linux

I had to find out much free space was available on a file system on a Linux server. Now getting this information on the GUI is simple - a…


A Service Has Gone Rogue How Do I Manage It

Once I installed a development service on port 3000 and I forgot about it. When I ran my project I couldn't start it because the port was…


Setting Up My Environment In Fedora Installing Apps

I had to re-install so I documented my process. In this post, I focus on the installation of my most used apps. Get ready is Dandified…


Setting Up My Environment In Fedora Creating Backups

I had to re-install so I documented my process. In this post, I focus on getting my data backed up so that I can restore it after the…


Setting Up My Environment In Fedora Creating A Boot Disk

I had to re-install so I documented my process. In this post, I focus on getting a Fedora 28 live media installation ready on a USB boot…


Setting Up My Environment In Fedora Customizing My Shell

I had to re-install so I documented my process. In this post, I focus on configuring my shell for a personalized experience. Install Oh My…


Setting Up My Environment In Fedora

I needed to format my HDD because ... reasons. For a change, I decided to play around with Fedora instead of Ubuntu. The installation was…


Learning Linux

I have used Windows for over twenty years. Oh my goodness that's a long bloody time. Now I've joined the Linux world. It's thrilling. I'm…