System Administration

Find All Large Files On A Linux System

The best way to find large files on your Linux system is to use the command line. This how-to will suggest a few methods for listing such files in specific directories or complete file systems.

Recover a root password on Linux systems

This How-To will guide your through successfully recovering (resetting) the root password on most Linux based systems.

Mount ISO images under Linux without burning to CD/DVD

Have you ever wanted to extract or view the contents of an ISO file without burning it to CD/DVD media? This Linux How-To will walk you though mounting the ISO file directly under Linux.

Using VI Text Editor

Text editors are programs used to create or edit files. One of the most popular editors on Linux/Unix systems (also available for other platforms) is vi. Though it does take some time getting use to, this easy to follow HowTo will walk you through the essentials of using vi.

View running processes on a Linux system

Anyone that has used a Windows Operating System should be familiar with Task Manager, the program that allows you to end processes and to view a dynamic display of your computer's performance. For those making the switch over to Linux here are the alternatives to Task Manager.

Killing a process on Linux systems

Have you ever had a stray process eating up all your system resources or just wanted to terminate a program? This HowTo will guide you through the steps of killing any process on your Linux system.