Find and kill running process in Linux

There are a several ways to kill process in linux, all of them are very straightforward, you can choose which ways that suitable with you, Because sometime you just need kill process that using a certain port or just kill application directly.on this article, I will only discuss 3 of them. Be wisely, just stopping process that you know and do not be carelessly, stopping process that related to operating system could mess up your day 🙂

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Find a files that containing particular text in Linux

Once upon a time, we want to find a files that just containing particular text. Unfortunately, we have 10000 files inside our folder. Should we check one by one? yes, you should. Until you find a better way to solve this issue :). For me, it was happened when I stored my configuration files into one folder, there are about 50+ files and I just want to know where are my files that I need. I do not want to ruined my time with opening files one by one. After a little googling, I found a better way to solve this. You can just using :

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Could not adding new VPN in Linux Mint

Currently I am using Linux Mint 14 and Lubuntu 12.10, as we know, both of them using ubuntu as ancestor. I do not know this problem would raised if we using other linux distribution or no. I do not know what I had to do before, because I guess the problem is on the OS (silly guess, haha). but with a little surfing with my friend, I know the solution is quite simple. We just have to install these package from repository :

$ sudo apt-get install network-manager-pptp-gnome

for some vpn, they need (note : for me, above installation is enough)

$sudo apt-get install network-manager-openvpn-gnome

$sudo apt-get install network-manager-openvpn

enjoy! 😀



Konversi Video ke format Mp3 pada Linux

Beberapa waktu yang lalu saya ingin mengkonversi beberapa file video saya ke format mp3, dulu ketika di Windows itu bisa dilakukan dengan mudah, cukup googling sebentar dan cari applikasi yang cocok dan kompatibel, beres. Tapi berhubung saya terhitung baru di linux, saya agak kebingungan bagaimana mengkonversinya, ternyata mengkonversi file video di Linux tidak sesulit yang saya bayangkan :D. Linux sudah mempunyai repository yang berhubungan dengan codec dan audio. kita hanya tinggal menggunakannya saja. Ada 2 cara dalam mengkonversi file ini, yaitu :

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Schedule tasks with Linux crontab

Sometimes you need process that running continuously, every day, every hour, every month or whatever. With this article, i’ll show you how to using of crontab, very simple and easy to use. you can using crontab for synchronize file, update your application, send email, etc. Crontab is linux time based scheduler, user can put the scheduler even its shell scripts or command to run periodically in background. If you want to see what kind of scheduler that regulated, open your terminal and run : Continue reading Schedule tasks with Linux crontab