Check free space amount and show it in a nice human readable format
this checks the disk space amount on the linux macine and returns the result in human readable form. df -H Usually this will show it in the following format. Example below.
chocolatey command line for windows
i keep forgetting what this is called but its like a command line installer for useful windows tools like ffmpeg and other useful packages. Its like a simple package manager for windows. How ..
add ssh keys on your linux box in 10 seconds
Here i was typing in the ssh password over and over when connecting to ssh, when i could have just typed this one command and had my ssh keys copied to my linux box! What was i doing all that time! :..
Install PHP without Apache on Ubuntu
I was actually about to do some coding and then i got distracted with this annoying error on vscode. I keep getting this error on vscode: I had been ignoring it, but i thought fine, ill fix it and..
add a user and add the user to sudo group
basic adding of a user in linux and then adding the user to the sudo group to allow it to run super user commands like apt update or other potentially system breaking commands. Note: replace "usern..
add user to sudo group in ubuntu
Adds the user "username" to the sudo group usermod -aG sudo username
Fatal error: Uncaught Exception: Required extension GD is not loaded.
How to resolve the error: Fatal error: Uncaught Exception: Required extension GD is not loaded. This Error is ususally due to a php library or script requiring the GD php extention. On ubuntu ..
simple backup to google drive fron linux
i added these scripts a while ago to backup mysql databases and web files to google drive a while ago, i just run them on a daily cron to copy the backups every day. the files so the bain backup_a..
backup script to google drive that can be used for multiple directories
this zips the content of the target directory and then uploads it to a google drive backup location just create a file called ~/_backup_dir.sh and then add the following BASH - _backup_dir.sh ..
start ssh and add key git
i usually add this to a .sh file and make it +x to run ssh agent and add the github key bash eval "$(ssh-agent -s)"ssh-add ~/.ssh/github
play youtube videos on firefox in ubuntu 18
sudo apt install libavcodec-extra also checked that firefox was able to pla drm video
Creating a chart about charts.css with charts.css from the command line
Creating a chart about charts.css with charts.css from the command line: BASH ( echo "<table class='charts-css bar show-labels show-heading'>" echo "&l..
linux mount a drive manually
this is how you can mount a drive in linux first list the drives available with: BASH sudo lsblk -o UUID,NAME,FSTYPE,SIZE,MOUNTPOINT,LABEL,MODEL or this BASH sudo blkid ok once we have th..
installing exfat and ntfs drivers to enable reading of these filesystems
this will install the ntfs package on your linux system, allowing you to read and mount ntfs partitions on drives. NTFS 3G BASH sudo apt updatesudo apt install ntfs-3g This should give you the fol..
linux list all drives and partitions
the following command will list all drives and partitions in your shell BASH sudo lsblk -o UUID,NAME,FSTYPE,SIZE,MOUNTPOINT,LABEL,MODEL It should look something like this depending on your drive se..
how to check the temperature of the pi using command line
to get the temperature of the pi in shell or command line type the following: BASH vcgencmd measure_temp This measures the GPU temperature. Which should generate something like this: To get the..
how to check linux kernel version on rasberry pi rasberian
You can check which linux kernel version on rasberry pi a couple of ways, the easiest is using the uname command BASH uname -r which should give you something like this (but probably not exactly th..
how to find what version pi you are using
So i was wondering the other day how to show what raberry pi i had, rather than opening it up. you can install lshw and it can list all your hardware Install it with BASH uname -r which should gi..
change file permissions to -rw-rw-r--
When adding a new php template file, it adds it under the www-data user with the file permissions set to -rw-r--r-- so its not remotely editable. Use chmod 664 to change it to -rw-rw-r-- chmod 664 ca..
install atom editor on ubuntu
You can download atom from https://atom.io/ and run the .deb package or if you want to use apt you will need to add it as a repository. https://flight-manual.atom.io/getting-started/sections/installi..
Enabling SSH on Ubuntu
To enable SSH connection via putty or another terminal app on ubuntu, do the following. Open a terminal with Ctrl+Alt+T sudo apt update sudo apt install openssh-server Check if its runningsudo syst..
certbot add a certificate for one domain
this adds a certificate for one domain and modifies the nginx config to use the certificate also giving you the option to redirect all traffic to the secure version
To make Ubuntu do nothing when laptop lid is closed
sudo nano /etc/systemd/logind.confchange this to ignore: `HandleLidSwitch=ignore`save the filerestart the login daemon sudo service systemd-logind restart
loop through each directory in a target directory and compress them
this one loops through each of the target directory and also compresses each one
loop through each directory in a target directory
i thought this would be useful for backing up all files in the /var/www/html/ directory rather than having to do each seperately, this loops through all of them
tar.gz to compress a directory in linux and then decompress it
a pretty common way to zip up contents in a directory into one (or technically two) archive(s). Add to tar.gz This will add the directory and all sub directories into the archive called the-archiv..
Find Disk Space Usage using DU
The easiest way to check the space used in a directory in linux is this command: du -h This will do the current directory and all its sub directories. if you want to see a specific one type this d..
how to unzip in linux
How to easily unzip in linux sudo apt install unzip unzip myzip.zip done.