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How do I copy all hidden files from $HOME using scp command line tool?


I‘m using a Cisco Linksys WAG320N Router to connect my OS X UNIX and Linux systems to the Web. How do I reboot my Linksys WAG series router / gateway (modem) from UNIX / Linux / OS X bash command prompt or using a shell script?


I know how to open .rar file under Linux, but how do you open .rar file under Apple OS X UNIX using command line and GUI tools options?


Q. How can I restore a backup of a MySQL database server made with mysqldump program discussed here? A. You can use standard mysql – the MySQL command-line tool to restore a backup of a MySQL database server. Read back dump file You can read the dump file back into the server like this: mysql […]


Q. I’d like to save some disk space so I’d like to remove unwanted software from my HP laptop. How do I uninstall software under Ubuntu / Debian Linux? A. Both Ubuntu and Debian Linux provide command line as well as GUI tools to delete / remove binary packages. GUI Package Management Tool synaptic is […]


Q. I am new to MySQL database server. How do I show the list of databases on my server? Is there any good GUI frontend exists for the same?


Q. Under Red Hat or Cent OS chkconfig command provides a simple command-line tool for maintaining the /etc/rc[0-6].d directory hierarchy by relieving system administrators of the task of directly manipulating the numerous symbolic links in those directories. How do I control (or maintain Ubuntu runlevel) startup service under Debian or Ubuntu Linux with command line […]