Arch Linux: pacman – The Reference Guide

Quick Brief: Pacman is used as a package manager on Arch Linux. It was created to be user friendly by combining a binary package with a build system. Pacman makes it easy to manager packages from offical repositories to personal builds. Pacman also keeps the system up to date by syncing the package lists with […]

Linux: tar cheat sheet

Quick Brief: Tar is tool to compress and decompress files, similar to the windows built in “ZIP” function where you can “send” a folder or file to a single file which can be decompressed on another machine and expand the folder as it were, tar is the in-built Linux equivalent . Benefits of compression: files […]

Linux: chmod cheat sheet

Quick brief: Using chmod is simple, the numbers appended refer to the Owner/Group/Everyone (in that order). Remember you can always use chmod -R {PERMISSION} /path/to/dir for it to recursively set permissions on all files and sub directories.  The numbers explained: For example if we wanted full access to a file we own and no group or person […]