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Linux advantages – Major uses of Linux Operating System

Linux is the most popular open sources free operating system which is based primarily on the Linux Kernel OS. The first Linux software was launched in 1971 and was entirely programmed using assembly language.  It became popular mostly because of its facility of providing open source software. This operating system has given unlimited advantages and privileges to its users. Easy ...

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How to list partition labels in Linux

This is a small post on how we can view list of assigned labels for partitions in Linux OS. We some times assign meaningful labels to partitions so that we can name them in /etc/fstab file for readability. For example most of the time we label boot partition with label as “boot”. So how can we see available or assigned ...

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How to check a service is running or not in Linux?

Some times we need to check the status of a service if it is running or not to cross verify something on server. Suppose you have edited your httpd.conf file and when restarting the service it just show start service is on. But when you try to get access to the web site the site is down. At that time we ...

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