Linux is very meticulous about maintaining the integrity of files and the file system when copying files across folders. However, there are occassions when the copies of files need to be verified with those of the original. To do this, hashdeep is a good tool to compute hashes of files copied and compare them with … Continue reading How to verify files copied with hashes computed using hashdeep on Linux
The capacity of storage has increased by leaps and bounds over the past decade. This has resulted in an explosion of the variety and quantum of data stored on it. There are no clear measures to control this explosion. For example, if you create a temporary file to store some comments on it, you always … Continue reading Extended Attributes in Linux filesystems like ext4
To Open up a terminal window on your Linux computer, press Alt+F2 to pull up the following window. You will see a terminal window. At the $ prompt, you can type any commands. This is also called the command line in Linux.