Ping Command Examples in Brief

The ping command is one of the most common used commands in the IT field. After taking a walk in Brooklyn New York City I decided to put together some ping command examples to remember. Basic ping command The most basic ping command example would be to just ping itprohelper.com: You can also test your …

Enable vim Syntax Highlighting

I have to admit, I’m addicted to vim. There are many cool editors out there, but I still not used to them. Now, that I discovered how to enable vim syntax highlighting I decided to share some details. First, I want to thank you for your support with my ITPro Helper shop. I’m going to …

Find Command Examples Linux/MacOS

I wanted to put together some find command examples because I tend to forget this useful Linux command often. It is very important for Linux/MacOS administrators or DevOps to master the find command. While having my favorite coffee varietal Caturra the other day I decided to put together this brief find command examples: 1. Search …

Mirror a Website Using wget

The command is simple and to mirror a website using wget works fantastic. While I was crossing the Williamsburg Bridge in NYC I received a Slack chat from a customer. They wanted to backup some really old WordPress sites and just archive them as simple html files. You can mirror a website using wget easily. …

Find Public IP Address using Linux Command Line

The other day I had to ssh into a RedHat Linux server to help a friend. My friend wanted to find the public IP address using Linux command line. This is simpler than what I imaged. After having one of my favorite Latin America coffee from Peru I was able to find the answer. Use …

How to Generate SSH Key Pair in Linux

The other day I got a new laptop and needed to generate ssh key pair. Sometimes you forget basic commands when you don’t run them on a daily basis. So, I took a short walk in Brooklyn, New York City before I started working on my new laptop setup. To generate ssh key pair in …

How to Check Linux OS version Command Line

While having a great Latin America coffee from Ecuador I came to realize that I did not remember how to check Linux OS version using the command line. Below are some examples for finding your Linux OS version. Open your command line: /etc/os-release file Type the following command using cat in Debian based distros: I …

Basic Linux Commands for Newbies

The other day one of my friends who is a Windows user asked me to basic Linux commands because he wanted to improve his IT skills. I helped him out and also decided to put together a brief list of basic Linux commands for newbies while having fantastic Latin America coffee at home. Basic Linux …

List Installed Packages in Red Hat, CentOS and Fedora

I usually work on Debian based Linux distros, but the other day while sorting some NYC street photos I took a friend contacted me asking me how to list installed packages in Red Hat, CentOS and Fedora. Using RPM Package Manager Using YUM Package Manager Using YUM-Utils Using RPM Package Manager The RPM package manager …

Run Docker without sudo Linux

To run Docker without sudo in Linux is quite simple. Using your terminal in Linux and a couple simple commands shown below. You don’t need to be an expert Linux guru software developer to go thru these steps. If you don’t want to preface the docker command with sudo, create a Linux group called docker and add users to it. …