In order to write DVD/DVD-RW from shell prompt you need to install a package called dvd+rw-tools. DVD is another good option for backup, archiving, data exchange etc. You can install dvd+rw-tools with following commands. Also note that this package works under *BSD, HP-UX, Solaris and other UNIX like operating systems. Debian installation: # apt-get install […]


The iftop command listens to network traffic on a named network interface, or on the first interface it can find which looks like an external interface if none is specified, and displays a table of current bandwidth usage by pairs of hosts. iftop is a perfect tool for remote Linux server over ssh session.


Explains how to use Crontab Command With sys account and EDITOR variable.

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The superuser is a privileged user with unrestricted access to all files and commands. The superuser has the special UID (user ID) 0. You need to become super user (root) only when tasks need root permissions. Here is how to become a super user:


FreeBSD has ls command to list directory contents. You can pass the -G option to the ls command to enable colorized output. For example, type the following command at shell prompt to get colorized output: