How To Find Files in Linux

How To Find Files in Linux

In this how-to,we’ll look at various ways of using the find command to help us find files and directories across the Linux filesystem. Sometimes we misplace a file or directory and we can spend precious time searching via the terminal. On the Linux desktop, the file manager will have a builtin search tool, as does…

How To Archive Files in Linux using ZIP

How To Archive Files in Linux using ZIP

Compressing files is a quick and easy way to archive and group files. There are many occasions where archives are useful, a driver download, file backup or Linux distro download. In this how-to we’ll look at various commands to create and extract data from compressed and uncompressed archive files. Whilst you become accustomed to these…

How To Zip Files in Linux

How To Zip Files in Linux

In this how-to, we’ll look at the zip command, a useful utility that enables us to specify lists of files, set a level of data compression and create compressed archives. Whilst you become accustomed to these commands it’s good to work with example test files and directories and you should take extra care to ensure…