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.
One of my favorite sub-reddits is /r/coolgithubprojects. I check it out a few times a week looking for interesting open source projects. One interesting project
Netstat is a wonderful Linux command to peak into networking processes on your server. Combined with other commands such as sort netstat can become extremely
Many cloud servers don’t come with a swap partition setup by default, including Amazon EC2 servers. Luckily it’s fairly simple to setup. Below were using
The uname shell command will print out in any Debian or RedHat variant like Ubuntu and Centos Linux much of the main system information, here
If you want to see what processes are listening on what ports these you can use the linux command lsof and netstat. Below are a
I wanted to send myself a text when a long running process was done so I needed a command that would watch for a process
I needed to recursively unzip a big mess of nested zip files. This shell command does the trick, it also preserves the directory structure.
Having to type in passwords manually all day long into servers you manage is a pain. You should be using ssh keys, they’re more secure,