Category: Ubuntu

How to: Create a Self Signed Certificate in Ubuntu

How to: Create a Self Signed Certificate in Ubuntu Many times during the initial phases of a Web Server deployment we are in need of testing secure communications (and its configuration) using a certificate. Unfortunately...

General Commands Manual: mkdir

General Commands Manual: mkdir   trusty (1) mkdir.1.gz Provided by: coreutils_8.21-1ubuntu5_i386 NAME mkdir – make directories SYNOPSIS mkdir [OPTION]… DIRECTORY… DESCRIPTION Create the DIRECTORY(ies), if they do not already exist. Mandatory arguments to long...

General Commands Manual: dphys-swapfile

General Commands Manual: dphys-swapfile NAME dphys-swapfile – set up, mount/unmount, and delete an swap file SYNOPSIS dphys-swapfile setup|swapon|swapoff|uninstall DESCRIPTION dphys-swapfile computes the size for an optimal swap file (and resizes an existing swap file...

How to: Configure Swappiness in Ubuntu

How to: Configure Swappiness in Ubuntu In one of my previous articles on how to setup virtual memory / swap memory in Ubuntu I covered how to install a swap space for a Windows...

General Commands Manual: dpkg-buildpackage

General Commands Manual: dpkg-buildpackage NAME dpkg-buildpackage – build binary or source packages from sources SYNOPSIS dpkg-buildpackage [option…] DESCRIPTION dpkg-buildpackage is a program that automates the process of building a Debian package. It consists of...

General Commands Manual: unlink

General Commands Manual: unlink NAME unlink – call the unlink function SYNOPSIS unlink file DESCRIPTION The unlink utility shall perform the function call: unlink(file); A user may need appropriate privilege to invoke the unlink...

General Commands Manual: ln

General Commands Manual: ln NAME ln – make links between files SYNOPSIS ln [OPTION]… [-T] TARGET LINK_NAME (1st form) ln [OPTION]… TARGET (2nd form) ln [OPTION]… TARGET… DIRECTORY (3rd form) ln [OPTION]… -t DIRECTORY...