In the previous article I explained how to monitor your data and how to detect changes using tools like Integrit, which is a Host-based Intrusion Detection System (HIDS). Discovering the changes in files is already quite nice, but keeping track of the content and its changes over time is much
Public and Private IP Addresses
IP addresses are an essential part of modern networked communications. In this guide, we will show you how to find your own IP address. These instructions will work for most of the various Linux distributions like Ubuntu, Debian and Linux Mint, among others. BSD systems
Understanding the $PATH Variable
In this tutorial, we will show you how to permanently set your PATH on Linux.
First off, why should you care?
The $PATH variable, or just PATH, without the $ indicating variables, specifies a list of directories that impacts your computing platform's functionality in a critical way.
This topic is essential knowledge for every user of UNIX, Linux, Solaris, OS X, and BSD. Furthermore, the LPI certification contains tricky questions about this.
If you want to find files with a certain filename using the command line then use either the
find or the
locate commands. But if
Different file systems in the UNIX/Linux universe allow a variety of entries such as regular files, directories, sockets, named pipes, and links. In this article I will explain to you what links are, which types of links exist, how to create a symbolic link, and how to detect broken