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Everything about SWAP in Linux – why do we need swapping ?

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Published on : January 14, 2019 by

Everything about SWAP in Linux – why do we need swapping ?

Swap space in Linux is used when the amount of physical memory (RAM) is full. If the system needs more memory resources and the RAM is full, inactive pages in memory are moved to the swap space. Swap space is located on hard drives, which have a slower access time than physical memory and is […]

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“SED” Options and its usage

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Published on : June 26, 2017 by

“SED”  Options and its usage

Sed – The Stream Editor A stream editor is used to perform basic text transformations on an input file. Sed command is mainly used to replace the text in a file. But it is a powerful text processing tool. Some uses of sed command are explained below with examples: Consider the text file “test” as […]

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Some useful switches for “du – disk usage”

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Published on : June 6, 2017 by

Some useful switches for “du – disk usage”

As we know, du command is used to check the disk usage of files and folders under Linux system. There are a lot of switches available for du among which here I am trying to explain the most common switches used. As you know, one can easily checks the switches available for du by looking […]

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An Introduction to AWK

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Published on : April 27, 2017 by

An Introduction to AWK

AWK is actually a programming language which is specially designed for processing texts. The name “AWK” is derived from the family name of its authors – Alfred Aho, Peter Weinberger, and Brian Kernighan. AWK is by default available on most Linux distributions. We can check whether it is present by using the “which” command. AWK […]

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Add a command/binary to CageFS

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Published on : March 29, 2017 by

Add a command/binary to CageFS

Hello Pals, My new blog is about adding a command or binary in the CageFS. For those who doesn’t know what CageFS is, I will start with a small brief on that. CageFS CageFS is a term related to CloudLinux and it is a virtualized file system and a set of tools to contain each […]

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