How to List Disks in Linux

list of disks in linux

Hard Disk, Hard Drive, Disk Drive or Hard Disk Drive are all names for a data storage device (hardware device) for storing and retrieving digital information usually in a computer. A computer can have multiple hard disks attached to it, both internal and external. Now these hard disks can be further divided to multiple logical containers in order to host…

How to List all Services in Linux

rc-status output in gentoo

A service is an application that can be run in the background, usually in perpetuity in order to perform some task or waiting for requests from other applications to perform tasks. All operating systems, including Linux has some kind of support for these type of applications. Services are also sometimes referred to as daemons. There are several different services that…

How to List Members of an User Group in Linux

User Groups and members

In Linux, as with most operating system a user is someone who can login and use the computer. Having separate accounts for each of the individual users allows you to manage the users better in terms of security. Users and Groups are concepts in Linux (and other OS-es) that are primarily used for permission-ing and to control access to files,…

How to Append Text to a File in Linux

Use cat or sed to append text to file

Append is defined as “to add something new to something that is existing, as an attachment or supplement“. Sometimes you will need to append text to an already existing text file. This text could come from any source, such as a line of text from the command line, the output of a command or from another text file. The easiest…

So, How Much Does Adwords Cost?

Cost estimation for adwords

There are several different marketing and advertising platforms that you can choose from, but Google Adwords is the most popular and easiest of them (some might disagree, but it is quite easy) all. There are several advantages that Google Adwords have over other advertising networks. It is quite natural that you might want to know how much it is going…

How to Disable XML-RPC in WordPress Blogs

XML-RPC in Wordpress

What is XML-RPC? XML-RPC is an xml based protocol that is used to perform actions on a remote server. Both the client and server has to supports the protocol in order for this to happen. XML-RPC is an abbreviation for eXtensible Markup Language (XML) Remote Procedure Call (RPC). It is a remote procedural call protocol. It uses the XML language…

How to Make a Pine-Apple Martini

A Pine-Apple Martini Cocktail

A Pine-Apple martini is a variation of the Appletini and the Classic Apple Martini. The pineapple juice in the recipe adds a fruitier flavor to the drink when compared to the traditional appletini. The drink is cleverly named as Pine-Apple martini and is different from a Pineapple martini, where the major ingredient could be pineapple. The drink is usually garnished…