How To Find My Public IP Address From Command Line On a Linux

H ow do I find out my public IP address on the Linux and OS X Unix command line to use with my own bash shell script without using third party web site? Is there…

How To Join Several Partition Together To Form a Single Larger One On a Linux Using mhddfs

I ‘ve three old hard drives: sized 60, 60 and 120 GB. And 200 GB of video files, which I need to store on these drives. How would I store all my files on three…

How to find out information about a LXC (Linux container) CPU & Memory Usage

H ow can I find out information about a Linux container (LXC) such as CPU usage and memory usage from the command prompt? Is there is top command like a tool for lxc to monitor…

How To Install ncurses Library on a Linux

I need to compile an application with ncurses library and header files. How do I install install ncurses libs and header files on a Linux operating system? How do I write a simple hello world…

How to Compile and Install Linux Kernel v4.9.11 Source On a Debian / Ubuntu Linux

H ow do I download, compile and install the latest version of the Linux kernel on a Debian Linux v8.x or Ubuntu Linux LTS home server or my laptop? How do I build and install…

How To Build and Install the Latest Version of btrfs-tools on Linux

S ince Linux kernel version 2.6.29-rc1, Btrfs has been included in the mainline kernel. How do I download and build/compile the latest version of Btrfs on Linux?   Btrfs has two parts as follows: btrfs.ko…

How To Use apt-get with IPv4 or IPv6 Transport (address) on a Ubuntu or Debian or Mint Linux

I t is possible that I can forces my apt-get command command only use IPv6 or Ipv4 transport on a Debian or Ubuntu Linux server?   Yes. You need to configure the acquire group option…

How To SSH Run Multiple Command On Remote Machine And Exit Safely

I have a backup sync program on local server. I have an ssh password less login set up, and I can run commands on an external server in bash script doing: ssh root@server2  sync; sync;…

How to Set Locales (i18n) On a Linux or Unix

W hat is a “locale” on a Linux operating system? How do I set or get locals (i18n) values on a Linux operating system?   Locales defines language and country specific setting for your programs…

How To Wakeup Backup Nas Server and Mirror Files Using Rsync in Linux

I ‘ve a critical data stored on my small home server. I backup my Desktop, Laptop and a remote VPS server to my home nas server powered by Debian Linux using rsnapshot backup utility. In…