Linux Tutorial Series

Linux Tutorial Series – 176 – Review

Here is the video version, if you prefer it:

Let’s recap the main points:

  • Use cron to schedule things periodically; use at to schedule things only once
  • Every single computer in a computer network has an IP address through which it can be addressed
  • ip command is used to see information about your network interfaces
  • Use ping someWebsite to check your Internet connection (you should have no packet loss)
  • Use ssh to login to a remote host
  • Use scp for copying files to/from a remote host
  • X Window System is related to the Linux desktop
  • Build systems exist to ease the process of creating an executable from source code
  • To build something from source code do the following: 1. Download the folder with the source code; 2. Run ./configure; 3. Run make; 4. Run make install

Hope you refreshed your memory!

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