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How to find files In Linux

In this article i will explain you to how to find files in Linux. Find at current location # find  . -name abc.txt    Find file name case insensitively # find / -iname abc.txt    Find the file in / . # find / -name *.txt        Find the file where 'pass' in /etc # find /etc -name *pass*    Find the file in /data created by macho # find / -user macho        Find the file in /data which is not created by macho # find / -not -user macho    Find the file with uid of 500 # find / -user macho -uid 500    Matches if mode is exactly 755 # find / -perm 755        Matches if anyone can write # find / -perm +222        Matches if everyone can write # find / -perm -222        Matches if other can write # find / -perm -002           Files with a size of exactly 10M # find / -size 10M        Files with a size of above 10M # find / -size +10M        Files with a size of less than 10M # find / -size -10M        When file wa

A free tool to analyze AIX and Linux performance

One of the tools I use to monitor performance on IBM AIX 5.3 and Linux is NMON. Using nmon, you can monitor CPU, memory, network, disk, filesystems, NFS and Top Processes. Install Nmon CentOS users need to install nmon from rpmforge/repoforge repository. It is not present in Epel. CentOs 4 : i386     rpm -ivh x86_64   rpm -ivh CentOs5 : i386     rpm -ivh x86_64   rpm -ivh CnetOs6 : i686     rpm -ivh x86_64   rpm -ivh sudo yum install nmon sudo apt-get in

Audit Your Linux Security With Lynis

Installation : CentOs/Fedora yum install lynis Ubuntu : apt-get install lynis Install from source : Create Directory mkdir /usr/local/lynis cd /usr/local/lynis wget tar -xvf lynis-1.3.9.tar.gz cd lynis-1.3.9. ./lynis Usage : lynis -c   Thanks, Vishal Vyas For More :

GoAccess a Real time Web Server Log Analyzer

   Installation : # yum install ncurses-devel glib2-devel GeoIP* # cd /opt # wget # tar zxvf goaccess-0.5.tar.gz # cd goaccess-0.5 # ./configure #  make # make install To generate full statistics we can run GoAccess as:  # goaccess -f /var/log/httpd/access_log -a Select a log format and press F10 To generate an HTML report: #goaccess -f  /var/log/httpd/access_log -a > report.html To generate a CSV file: # goaccess -f access.log -o csv > report.csv Thanks, Vishal Vyas For more information and usage please visit