command line

  1. mike_linux

    Cannot delete file with permissions listed as question marks

    Hello, I have a bootTel.dat file which permissions are shown as a question mark. When I try to delete this file via $sudo rm -f bootTel.dat, I get the error: rm: cannot remove 'bootTel.dat': Input/output error. Why does this happen and how can I achieve the deletion of this file? My OS is Ubuntu...
  2. rohanbari

    Linux journey from scratch

    Hello, dear readers. I am happy to be here. I have seen recent posts and felt pretty much friendly vibes here. I have used a couple of Linux distributions but was unable to master them and shell scripting stuff. Please note that I have a basic knowledge of bash. By mastering Linux, I refer to...
  3. H

    Mastering the Linux Command Line: Tips, Tricks, and Resources

    Hello Linux Enthusiasts, I hope this message finds you well and your Linux adventures are going smoothly. Today, let's dive into one of the core aspects of Linux proficiency - the command line interface. Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned Linux user, there's always something new to learn...
  4. I

    Shell or bash script to open multiple URLs saved in a .TXT file in a browser from the terminal?

    Is there a shell or bash script to open multiple URLs saved in a .TXT file in a browser from the terminal? I know that can be done with "firefox $(cat url.txt)", but: I need something that saves me time by opening tabs of a maximum of 10 to 10 urls (because of RAM) from a list of 100 urls or...
  5. J

    Tor browser not launching after installation on Kali

    Hello World, This happen to be my first post to this community. Any help is much appreciated. I did install both tor and torbrowser-launcher on my machine, but when I tried to run the command "torbrowser-launcher", it shows the small dialog box saying installing and verifying signature, then I...
  6. D

    Cron job not running successfully

    Hi Guys, Apologies if this question is silly, but I am relatively new Linux and I'm having issues getting my cron job to run. My Cron job is as follows: 22 11 * * THU sudo su - nz /nz/support/bin/nz_genstats DBNAME -schema SCHEMANAME > FILENAME.log The cron job does not seem to run...
  7. BIgD63

    Patching questions

    Hello, I am in a hybrid environment, windows\Linux (Ubuntu, Debian, CentOS(RIP), Amazon Linux2), and several versions of both. When I sign in (all our linux is command line only) I see a OS version, and a reference to updates needed x security out of y total. If I hit "sudo yum update" 1) How...
  8. T

    Fix Grub bootloader via command line

    Hi, total newbie to Linux so please don't shout if I have posted this in the wrong place. My son has an old iMac which he somehow managed to wipe the Mac software off and install a duel boot system of Ubuntu and CloudReady. All worked good for a while until one day Grub wouldn’t allow a boot...
  9. F

    RAID 0 Dual boot. Help! "minimal bash-like line editing is supported (continues...)" Error at startup.

    Hello! So I need some help. I am trying to dual boot windows/ubuntu on a raid 0 BIOS machine. I have 2 SSD's in RAID 0. Windows was working fine but I had to do the partitioning when installing ubuntu manually. I very likely could have done it wrong. The installer failed when almost done, and...
  10. T

    Making PSSDs Compatible With Any Linux Platform

    Despite my attempts to access my Samsung PSSD T7 drive on Linux (Ubuntu Budgie in particular), (I also tried using Wine to run the Samsung SSD T7 app, but still cannot be detected) I am incapable of accessing it apart from Windows. To be honest, the software that allows me to access the Samsung...
  11. D

    Make the Web Great Again

    Because of the browser wars, a small number of companies attempting to monopolize the web, personal websites becoming a dying trend, social media addiction, spyware, and numerous other issues affecting the modern web, I've occasionally been thinking about how we could remove all of them and...
  12. F

    Can't get rid of grub command line after boot-up

    I searched the solutions to the grub command line appearing every time I boot up my system but nothing helped. I have dual booted Windows 11 and ZorinOS currently. Whenever I boot-up, I get this command line where I have to press "reboot" to restart my laptop only to get the same interface...
  13. hal_sk

    Using command outputs in another scripts

    Hello, Sometime I need to extract specific value (or more values) from my system using command outputs (in order to use this values for conditional testing in scripts). For example: Get my CPU temperature and if it is above 60 °C then do something. For this scenario I use command "watch -n 2...
  14. N

    [Don't Need To Fix The Problem Anymore So Idc, Thanks For The Help] Desktop Isn't Scaling Properly At 1080p And I Don't Know How To Fix It

    Ever since I switched to Linux whenever I tried using 1080p the taskbar and windows would go outside of the screen, hence I figured it wasn't scaled properly. DIdn't know how to fix it, was able to use 1050p without a problem so I just stuck with that. Yesterday I was following Christ Titus...
  15. Lasnik

    Command line library for GUI

    I installed Debian via the minimal-net installer without any GUI. But now I want to make one myself :D So are there any Java (this would be better) or C libaries that can help building a simple GUI in the command line?
  16. B

    can't see or find "system-auth" and "password auth" in pam.d

    So I want to sett the limitation of login attempt on some users. And I have to use system-auth and password-auth to do so. But I can't see or find them! /etc/pam.d Hope somebody can help
  17. M

    drivers: video: logo: Select boot logo on runtime

    Hi, I'd like to know one if my approach towards the following problem statement is correct or wrong, Developer should be able to select a logo on runtime using kernel command line argument or something similar. As far as I see from the drivers/video/logo section, we need to implement some...
  18. L

    Sdout stream a command into the same file?

    I do not know if I expressed myself well in the title, but please correct me if I am wrong. Here I have a beginner problem: I have a file with multiple lines of code, and I can number lines of code with nl command, now I want to number the lines but i want to stream the output into the same...
  19. M

    How to connect to Wifi network from COMMAND LINE INTERFACE ?

    Hello, I skipped downloading DESKTOP ENVIRONMENT in installing kali linux. Now I stuck in CLI. i tried following commands sudo apt update sudo apt upgrade sudo apt-get install xfce4 but I realized I didn't connected to internet. How to connect to internet using wifi in CLI ? I really...
  20. T

    Newb with some questions!

    Backstory: So I have an older Lenovo laptop; currently running Windows 10. It could be much faster and better if it had a Linux OS on it. I have my Associates in Computer Networking and we used Kali in school and so I have a basic and general understanding of Kali and Linux. Question: I have...