Category Archives: Linux Maintenance

By December 05, 2007

This doc is out of date as most of the linux distros now have support for wireless cards My configuration was a laptop running Centos w/netgear ws511 wireless card You will need ndiswrapper in order to get your wireless card to work under linux..


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By December 05, 2007

useradd – Adding a new user Options: * -d home directory * -s starting program (shell) * -p password * -g (primary group assigned to the users) * -G (Other groups the user belongs to) * -m (Create the user’s home directory Example: To add a new user with * a primary group of users


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By December 04, 2007

get the user process id by issuing the following command. ps ax | grep with the actual numbers shown kill 8544


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By November 30, 2007

Unzipping files is an important part of downloading Linux files from the Internet. In Linux a majority of the files that are downloaded are in tgz format (a gnu zipped tar file), although there are other common extensions, as shown here:


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By November 30, 2007

/etc/passwd hold all the users


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