© David Both 2020
D. BothUsing and Administering Linux: Volume 1https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-5049-5_13

13. Tools for Problem Solving

David Both1 
Raleigh, NC, USA


In this chapter you will learn
  • A procedure to use for solving problems

  • To install some useful problem-solving tools that are not always installed by default

  • To select and use the correct tools to investigate the status of various Linux system resources such as CPU, memory, and disk

  • To create command line programs that simulate certain problems

  • To use available tools to locate and resolve the simulated problems

  • To create a FIFO named pipe to illustrate the function of buffers

This chapter introduces a few powerful and important tools that can be used for locating and solving ...

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