Linux

DNS server not responding – what’s next?

DNS server unavailable? Here’s what to do

‘DNS server not responding’ is a typical error response on Windows. Its presence indicates that some sort of problem is occurring with your internet connection. This phenomenon can be the result of many different causes. In addition to network problems, routers, Windows Firewall, and the web browser are also taken into account when troubleshooting.

Continuous Ping

Continuous ping in Windows, Linux, and MacOS

The ping command line program is among the basic tools for network diagnostics on all relevant systems. In Linux and MacOS, ping is already run in the default configuration as a continuous ping. In Windows, the program must first be activated with the appropriate parameters for continuous tests. We’ll show you what to take into consideration when you do this.

Traceroute: your digital pathfinder for data packages

What is Traceroute (tracert)?

Whether at home or at your business: network issues can really grind one’s gears. When ensuring that all the cables have been connected and the settings have been checked multiple times is of no help, it may be time to make use of traceroute or tracert. These help users find the source of all their frustration.

Linux find command

Linux find command: search and find files

While working on a Linux system the command line is frequently used. Many administrative tasks require you to find files and directories based on specific criteria. In doing so, Linux admins are accustomed to using the find command. Here, we’ll show you how the command works and how to use it as a handy tool.

Linux CP command

Copying in Linux: made simple with CP

Anyone who works in the Linux terminal needs to master its commands. One of the most important everyday commands is the copying of files and folders. For this purpose, you can use the CP command in Linux. With only two specifications (source and destination), you can quickly create a copy. But that’s not all - CP offers many options that can additionally help you with your work.

Linux SCP command

Linux SCP command

The Linux SCP command used to be the standard for securely copying files between computers in a network. These days, the tool has become outdated and eclipsed by more powerful alternatives. We explain how to use the command and give practical examples, before presenting two great alternative tools.

Linux ln command

Linux ln command: Creating links in Linux

The Linux ln command creates links in the Linux command line. Only a little code is required to create hard and soft links in the command line. Just keep in mind what types of links are right for your purposes. Keep reading to learn about hard and soft links and see various Linux ln examples.


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