SFTP is a file transfer protocol. It wraps the File Transfer Protocol (FTP) inside the Secure Shell (SSH) protocol. This allows the communication to be protected as it moves from one point to another. PSA: Using FTP is considered an insecure transfer protocol and should be avoided. This article assumes you are trying to create…
If you’re working in linux you will be introduced to writing shell scripts at some point. When you do, you’ll become very familiar with the echo. If you open your terminal, and run an echo command it’ll literally echo whatever you put after the echo:
There are instances where you want to quickly locate and move specific file types from point A to Point B. Example: Move all PHP files from /home/$user/php-files/ to /home/$user/php-mv-files
Path environmental variables are variables that function like a shortcut for your system. They allow you to define directories where executables are located. Assume you installed this application picc-9.82.9453-linux.run. Without setting the path you’d have to run this every time in your terminal:
Whenever you’re working with linux you’ll find yourself in need of running tasks repeatedly. The easiest way to do this is to set up a recurring job using Cron.
When you’re working with linux you might have to add a user to different group. Let’s say that you want to create user John, and you want John to have root abilities. To do this you’re going to want to add the user, John, to the sudoers group.
Do you ever find yourself wanting to do advanced searches in Linux? In the last article we shared how to use grep to find specific text. In this article we’ll introduce AWK.
If you are looking for specific content but can’t remember where it’s located on the server, this post is for you. It will show you how to find specific text anywhere in a folder, or server. We are going to use the GREP command when doing searches in linux.
If you have ever tried to run the current directory (CD) command inside your shell script you’ll notice it doesn’t work. Example