Monday, August 25, 2008

Useful Linux commands

Adding user name and password in authentication file in Apache2

root@jupiter:/etc/apache2# htpasswd /etc/apache2/intranet.passwd halvard

This will append the MD5 password with user in file.

Installation of Java on Ubuntu

root@imran-desktop:~# sudo apt-get install sun-java6-jre sun-java6-plugin sun-java6-fonts
root@imran-desktop:~# java -version
java version "1.6.0_16"
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.6.0_16-b01)
Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM (build 14.2-b01, mixed mode, sharing)

Check directory size

du -hs /home/imran/

How to check all installed packaged and version of a specific installed package

dpkg -s apache2
dpkg --list |more

How to Zip and unzipp

#aptitude install zip unzip
zip file1 file2 file3

Then you can extract the original files like this:

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