Package Management In Gentoo Linux

Gentoo Linux is a Linux distribution that is distributed in source format. That means the source code can be compiled locally according to the user’s requirement. Since the operating system is available in the source format it can be optimized for a specific type of computer. Like Arch Linux, Gentoo Linux also follows a rolling … Read more

Logical Volume Manager(LVM)

LVM simply stands for “Logical Volume Manager”. It is a tool for logical volume management. LVM is an advanced filesystem management concept in the Unix based systems. LVM provides much more flexibility than the traditional way of partitioning and using a disk. This technology is widely used for the servers. In this article, we will … Read more

Virtualization In Linux With Xen

Virtualization Technology Virtualization means creating a virtual version of something like computer hardware, storage devices, and network resources, etc. It allows you to create multiple simulated environments from a single physical hardware system. For example, a Windows operating system can host a system with Linux Os or it can be any other operating system. It … Read more

Package Management In Arch Linux

Using Arch Linux as your operating system has its own advantage. It uses a rolling release model which means there is no major release of a new version instead a regular update is sufficient to obtain the latest Arch software. Officially it is available for systems based on x86-64 architectures. ArchWiki is a comprehensive documentation … Read more

How to Fix Windows And Linux Showing Different Time In A Dual Boot System

There are many users who use a dual boot computer. Dual-booting Linux with Windows operating system has various advantages like both the operating systems have full access to the host machine as these are running natively, Linux provides various free tools to the developers while Windows is more user-friendly. Using a multiboot system in a … Read more

Concepts Of Standard I/O, Pipe And Filters In Linux/Unix

Standard streams In Linux programming, standard streams are preconnected input-output communication channels between the computer program and environment in which the program gets executed. There are three types of I/O communication channels i.e standard input (stdin), standard output(stdout), and standard error(stderr). This input or output can be redirected to or from a text file using … Read more

How To Change Bootscreen Logo In Linux Mint?

Bootscreen A bootscreen is a graphical representation of the boot process of an operating system. It can be scrolling boot messages in a console or virtual terminal or it can be a combination of both. Bootscreen enhances the user experience. It can also display some errors if the operating system is unable to boot in … Read more

Some Important Commands Used In Linux/Unix

Command-line interface(CLI) is a way that allows users to interact with computer programs through commands. A user issues commands to a program which gets interpreted by a command-line interpreter. Most operating system implements CLI in the form of shells that are used for interactive access of the various services or functions of the operating system. … Read more

How To Add/Remove A Software Repository In Linux?

Software Repository A software repository(also called ‘repo’) is the database of software packages stored on a remote server. The server also contains metadata of packages. Generally, these packages are retrieved by using a package manager in the local machine. When you install a distribution of Linux it comes with a pre-configured default repository to download … Read more