Posts Tagged ‘Linux’

AWS: putty into linux ec2 machines

Posted: October 20, 2017 in HowTo
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Follow instructions in the link below to login into linux ec2 machines with Putty



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The configuration file neo4j.conf is located at



Install Oracle Java 8 in Linux Mint

Posted: March 3, 2017 in HowTo
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To install Oracle Java 8, follow the steps below
Add the repository to the package list
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java
Update packages in cache
$ sudo apt-get update
Install Java 8
$ sudo apt-get install oracle-java8-installer
Follow the instructions and verify the install as below
$ java -version


How to mount an ISO image on Linux

Posted: November 29, 2015 in HowTo
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Use the following steps to mount an ISO image on Linux. The commands need to be run as ‘root’

Step 1: Create a directory where ISO would be mounted

# mkdir mount-directory

Step 2: Mount ISO image to recently created directory

 # mount -t iso9660 -o loop iso-filename.iso mount-directory


# mkdir /mnt/iso
# mount -t iso9660 -o loop /home/users/raj/linux.iso /mnt/iso

To setup JRE for Firefox, a java plugin for the browser needs to installed. Run the following command to install Sun java browser plugin

$ sudo ssh apt-get install sun-java6-plugin

Once the install is complete, click on verify now to check the installation.

Login securely to Unix servers

Posted: October 3, 2010 in HowTo
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To login to unix servers securely use the following command

$ ssh <userid>@<server>
userid – user id of the user to be logged in to the server
server – server to which user to be logged in

$ ssh user1@server1

The assumption is that server to which user has to securely logged in is capable of accepting secured connections.

Use the following command to power down linux servers immediately.

$ sudo shutdown -h now

Use the following command to reboot linux servers immediately.

$ sudo reboot now