Finding the recursive sizes of folders and their contents in summary is easy with the disk usage (du) command. Output will look something like this.
Finding your current version of Ubuntu is simple. Output will look something like this. No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 18.04.1
A few creative ways to use the find shell command. Case insensitively look for a file named your_file_name.txt Using wild cards – Case insensitively look
This will work on any linux/unix variety and mac os. Output will look something like this. -bash
This command will work on Linux and MacOS. Here we’re running it on our downloads folder to get a summary of every type of file
Sometimes you’ll get an error on your ssh client when you’re working with a new ssh key and you’re trying to ssh into the server.
To only show the file names and not a preview of data add the command line param -l to grep. The below example searches in
Shrinking a PDF with Ghostscript is easy in Linux. Below are 3 ghostscript commands to shrink PDFs to a few different levels. screen – lowest
You can combine the sort and uniq command line programs to remove duplicate lines from a text file. In the example below, it will produce
To go to a specific line number in VI, first, make sure you’re not in editing mode by hitting ESC. Next type the line number