Tag Archives: Linux System

Hard Disk Drive Resource Links (Linux System)

http://www.nyx.net/~sgjoen/disk.html This document describes how best to use multiple discs and partitions for a Linux system. Although some of this text is Linux specific, the general approach outlined here can be applied to many other multi tasking operating systems.

http://tldp.org/HOWTO/Hard-Disk-Upgrade/index.html This document describes how to copy a Linux system from one hard disc to another.

http://tldp.org/HOWTO/Partition-Rescue/index.html This document describes how to rescue your Linux partition if MS-DOS deleted it.

http://tldp.org/HOWTO/Partition/index.html …

Linux Document Preparation

addftinfo        Add information to troff font files for use with groff. afmtodit        Create font files for use with groff. colcrt        Filter nroff output for CRT previewing. enscript        Convert text files to postscript. eqn        Format equations for troff. Compiles descriptions of equations embedded in troff. geqn        Used to print special symbols and complex equations. Not user friendly. git        GNU interactive tools. gitaction        Per file type action script. gitkeys        Display key sequence …

Linux Printing and Programming

Linux Printing

banner        Print a large banner on printer. lpr        Print, submits a job to the printer. Ex: lpr -Pdest filename. Dest is the destination printer. the name of the file to print is filename. lpc        Lets you check the status of the printer and set its state. lpq        Shows the contents of a spool directory for a given printer. lprm         Removes a job from the printer queue. gs        Ghostscript …

Linux User Management

ac        Print statistics about users’ connect time. accton        Turn on accounting of processes. To turn it on type “accton /var/log/pacct”. adduser        Ex: adduser mark – Effect: Adds a user to the system named mark chage        Used to change the time the user’s password will expire. chfn        Change the user full name field finger information chgrp        Changes the group ownership of files. chown        Change the owner of file(s ) to another …

Linux System Management


Linux System Management env        Show all environment variables. export        Set the value of a variable so it is visible to all subprocesses that belong to the current shell. printenv        Print all or part of environment. reset        Restores runtime parameters for session to default values. set        Shows how the environment is set up. This is a builtin bash command.

Library management

ldconfig        Updates the necessary links for the run time link bindings. ldd        …

Miscellaneous Linux Commands

Keys and keycodes and console

Linux Commands dumpkeys        Dump keyboard translation tables. getkeycodes        Print kernel scancode-to-keycode mapping table. lesskey        Specify key bindings for less. loadkeys        Load keyboard translation tables. psfaddtable        Add a unicode character table to a console font. psfgettable        Extract the embedded Unicode character table from a console font. psfstriptable        Remove the embedded Unicode character table from a console font. resizecons        Change kernel idea of the console size. setkeycodes        Load kernel …