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I can use unconfigure command on a previously configured Solaris Unix box and leave it in an unconfigured state. How do I unconfigure CentOS Linux OR RHEL 6.x on HP server. How do I reconfigure the system upon next boot?
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Kill Process In Ubuntu Linux

How can I kill a process using the bash command prompt? Do I always need to kill the process using PID?
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Use SSH Client With Password On Command Line

How do I pass an additional command line option to my OpenSSH client for password? I need to pass the both usename and password on the command line as follows:

ssh user@server.nixcraft.net.in myPasswordHere "command1"

How do I pass a password to ssh client under Linux or UNIX operating systems?
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Linux: Configure Xorg X11 Window System

My xorg.conf file is missing as I deleted accidentally for some reason. Now, Xorg try to probe my hardware on every startup. How do I configure Xorg under Debian or any Linux distro / operating systems?
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I can use less or more pagers to view a file. How do I start an editor (such as vi or other text editor) to edit the current file without leaving the less or more pager command?
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Disable Caps Lock Key in Linux

Q. How do I deactivate caps lock key in Linux permanently?
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Moving Around With vim (keyboard short cuts)

This is a user contributed FAQ.

Q. Can you tell me few useful vim text editor keyboard short cuts for moving around while editing text files?
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