grep Command in Linux Standard Examples

grep command is your friend for searching mainly text. It searches a given file for lines containing a given string or words. The grep command should be one of the most used commands and you should get familiar with it. I’m doing the same. Below are some standard grep commands: Search for any instance of […]

How to Change Root Password in Ubuntu Linux

The root user is disabled by default in Ubuntu. This does not mean the account was removed. After researching while having amazing coffee from Latin America I found the following… If for some reason, you need to¬†enable the root account, all you need to do is to set a password for the root user. In […]

Install mkpasswd in Ubuntu

Hola, I ran into the below issue while trying to install mkpasswd in Ubuntu. sudo apt install mkpasswd Reading package lists… Done Building dependency tree Reading state information… Done E: Unable to locate package mkpasswd Turns out that mkpasswd is a utility part of the whois package. So, in order to get mkpasswd you have […]