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Useful Linux Command for Oracle DBA

I have listed herewith some useful Linux command for Oracle Database Administrator. All commands are tested with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. List the partition tables for Hard Disk Capacity

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Linux System Info

How to get System Information for Linux from Command Line? How to get Kernel Version and System Architecture for Linux from Command Line? uname -a How to get Name and Version of Distribution for Linux from Command Line? head -nl

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How can I Quit vi Editor without Saving Changes?

Linux Hardware Info

To quit the vi editor without saving any changes you’ve made, perform the following command: Type colon (:) Type q! after colon and press enter Any changes made are lost and quit from vi editor. If you are currently in

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How to Configure XManager on Linux

Linux Hardware Info

Open /etc/gdm/custom.conf and edit the security and xdmcp section like the followings: [daemon] RemoteGreeter=/usr/libexec/gdmgreeter [security] AllowRemoteRoot=true [xdmcp] Enable=true [gui] [greeter] [chooser] [debug] Restart the system by the command: reboot

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How to Zip a File in Linux

Linux Hardware Info

First navigate to the directory which the file resides: cd /home/oracle Then enter the following command: zip data.zip SHLHCMDB_FULL_20130106.dmp Press Enter

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