How To Clear Shell History In Ubuntu Linux ?

When you type something on linux shell, by default Linux save the commands what you type as history to “~/.bash_history” or /home/username/.bash_history file so that you can easily check what you have typed previously using “history” command. As you can see, we just showed last output of “history” command. You can use only “history” without … Read more

How to extract only specific files from tar.bz2 / tar.gz in Linux ?

The following shell script demos the creation of archive / tar and then use commands to check what are the contents of the tar without extracting the complete tar and then using command to extract only few selected files from the tar. For Creating Tar / Archive, we used below tar command with argument “cvjf”, … Read more

Install and Uninstall Android Application ( APK ) using ADB

Following shell script does, Subscribe with Valid Email Id to receive updates in Inbox. ( Secured by Google FeedBurner )     check if android application is installed find an apk path if android application is already installed. uninstall if its already installed install new apk if application is not installed

Shell script to check and mount a partition in Ubuntu

In the following script we check whether the current device is mounted or not by reading information from proc file /proc/mounts, if the device is not mounted, we use the “mount” command with sudo / superuser permission to mount the device to mount directory as mentioned in the beginning of script. Subscribe with Valid Email … Read more

Shell script to check if Android device is connected over USB

Android devices has a daemon adbd which helps it to get connected over USB using adb command on linux host. If you are doing some kind of automation such as taking logs or installing some applications from ubuntu command line, the very first thing we need to make sure if our device is connected and … Read more

Shell script for switching wifi channel using hopping

Using the below script we tries to connect to different wifi channels of hotspot using iwconfig command. Reference: Subscribe with Valid Email Id to receive updates in Inbox. ( Secured by Google FeedBurner )    

shell script to check if file is present or not in a directory

The below shell script can be used to check if the file is present or not in a specific directory Open your favorite editor and create a script as below, Subscribe with Valid Email Id to receive updates in Inbox. ( Secured by Google FeedBurner )     Now, lets say you want to search … Read more

How to Connect Wi-Fi from Linux Terminal Using Nmcli

nmcli is a command-line tool for controlling NetworkManager and reporting network status. It can be utilized as a replacement for nm-applet or other graphical clients. nmcli is used to create, display, edit, delete, activate, and deactivate network connections, as well as control and display network device status. Typical uses include: Scripts: Utilize NetworkManager via nmcli … Read more

Free tool to automate social media updates from website

Url for RSS

If you ever published any new post on to your blog / website, and are using rss feed, your website adds newly published post to rss xml based on date and time of publishing and this same URL remains forever with the same timestamp. Now, if you are using automated feed burners or email services … Read more