Unix Tagged Q & A
Question and answer for users of Unix-like operating systems. Topic includes – Unix commands, servers, security, networking, shell programming, troubleshooting and much more ( rss feed ).
‘m a new Unix system user. How can I determine if 32 or 64 bit OS is installed on my Unix server? [click to continue…]
ow do I install FreeBSD 10 or FreeBSD 11 (current) on Raspberry Pi 2 Model B? How do I flash the SD Card using Linux, OS X, FreeBSD or Unix-like operating system? [click to continue…]
ow do I create or write to images to disk on Apple Mac OS X Unix operating system with dd command? [click to continue…]
know how to find out my SATA link speed such as 3.0 or 6.0 Gbps on Linux operating
system. How do I find out my SATA link speed on FreeBSD Unix operating system? How do I make sure my sata hard disk is working at 6Gbps speed and how do I verify this on a FreeBSD server hardware? [click to continue…]
have an APC SUA1500i smart ups, and want to configure power option from my FreeNAS using this ups. How can I install an appropriate APC UPS USB driver on my FreeNAS server, and use it to control power options? [click to continue…]
manage a small network including couple of HP printers. Is there an easy way to access HP printer serial number in the terminal on Linux or Unix-like system? How do I find the model, product, and serial number on my HP printer using bash command line options? [click to continue…]
‘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 the event that my main nas server has a hardware (hard disk failure) problem, having mirrored files provides some sort of peace of mind. How do I mirror /backups/personal (total 100GB and growing everyday) to a secondary nas Linux server located in my network? [click to continue…]
hat is a “locale” on a Linux operating system? How do I set or get locals (i18n) values on a Linux operating system? [click to continue…]
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; /sbin/shutdown -h now"
How do I run multiple commands in bash on a remote Unix or Linux server? What is the best way to SSH in and run various unix commands in a bash shell?
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cp command copies files between hosts on a network using ssh for data transfer. How do I use scp toefacilitate the remote file transfer using Google Compute Engine virtual machines on a Linux, OS X or Unix-like system? [click to continue…]