Linux – How to untar a tar file or gzip-bz2 tar file

Tar file can come compressed or uncompressed. Generally that are compressed using gzip or bzip2. The program, tar, will uncompress both types and extract the files from archive. Type at the command prompt x = eXtract, this indicated an extraction Continue reading Linux – How to untar a tar file or gzip-bz2 tar file

Linux – Size of a directory and Free disk space

This article explains how we manage to find the size of a directory and find the amount of free disk space that exists on your machine. The command you would use to find the directory size is ‘ du ‘. Continue reading Linux – Size of a directory and Free disk space

Ubuntu 12.04 – Install Gimp 2.8 plugin registry

Gimp Plugin registry is a package of some very useful plugins for Gimp, it contain a number of extensions like Gimp-FX Foundry (More than 117 effects, including blurring, distorting,Roy Lichtenstein effect, planet render effect and more), Elsamuko (Includes effects such Continue reading Ubuntu 12.04 – Install Gimp 2.8 plugin registry

Linux – Compress Each Folder/Directory to Separate Archives

Lets say you’ve got a bunch of folders taking up a large swathe of space which you never really use but want to keep. How can you easily compress them all up to individual archives of each folder? #!/bin/bash for Continue reading Linux – Compress Each Folder/Directory to Separate Archives

Linux – scp copy all hidden dot files

The scp command copies files between servers (computers) on a network. It uses ssh for data transfer, and uses the same authentication and provides the same security as ssh. scp Command The correct syntax is as follows to copy all Continue reading Linux – scp copy all hidden dot files