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Tutorial: Using the 'find' Command

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GNU find is a powerful command-line utility that lets you search for files and folders in a hierarchical tree directory structure. It is the backend for all those utilities out there like the graphical searching in KDE or GNOME. However, find can be a little hard to handle at first by beginners.

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Drush: Managing Drupal from the Command Line

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Learn how to use Drush, a Drupal command-line shell, which makes a Drupal administrator’s job easy. It lets you perform internal cleanup, do a fresh Drupal install, install and enable modules, or create users, without the aid of a GUI.

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Command Line Basics: Finding Files

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In today's post I'm going to show how to use the command line find program to search for files. There are certainly different GUI tools available in Linux, such as Beagle, to search for files. The advantage of many of these systems is that they index the files on your system so that the searching is rather fast.

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8 More Bash Tips for Working Faster With the Shell

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This is the second article in this series, and brings eight additional tips for working faster with the shell. Here is the first article of the series, containing 10 tips.

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Introduction to Command-Line for Beginners

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The guide aims first-time users and average Linux users and its goal is to make you learn your way around when using the Linux command-line interface (or CLI for short). It also encourages some habits which I believe that, although hard to learn at first, will make you more productive later on.

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10 Bash Tips for Working Faster With the Shell

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Here are 10 Bash tips for making working a terminal faster and more productive.

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Remove Old Kernels In Ubuntu With One Command

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I decided to try and come up with my own one-liner to remove the old kernels from my system. In this post I'll take you through each portion of this one-liner step by step so you can see how it works.

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A Guide to Using Finch - Terminal-Based Chat Client

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Finch is a TUI (text user interface) IM client for Linux which uses libpurple, the same library on which the GNOME IM client Pidgin is based on. Usually, if you have Pidgin installed, you should have Finch too, unless Pidgin was compiled with the text interface option disabled.

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How to remove files with special characters in Linux

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To remove a file with dashes, slashes or other special characters, the easiest way is to access the file using its inode. To get the inode of a file, just do a ls -li. When you have that number, use find to delete the file using the following command.

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The 11 Most Useful Linux Commands in the World Ever

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Almost every Linux website seems to have a list of the "best command line commands". Sometimes they get them wrong. Here is a list of useful commands that I came up with by looking at my 'history' file.

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How I sped up my server by a factor of 6 (with one linux command)

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It occurred to me that I was running 3 CPU-bound processes on the same machine and that the processes might be stepping on each other's toes. It's possible that if the server is running on core 4 one second and the producer is running there the next, the level 1 cache of that core could be ruined for the server the next time it ambles over there.

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More Linux Commands - A practical reference

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"My previous reference for practical linux commands was surprisingly popular
with over 3.5 million hits in nearly 5 years. So I've decided to start compiling
another list of somewhat more involved/esoteric commands."

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Command Line Basics: View Text With less

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I've shown previously how to use the more command to view text output. Today I'll show how to do the same thing with the less command. You can run the command simply by opening a terminal window and entering...

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Another Ten One-Liners from CommandLineFu Explained

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Another week and another top ten one-liners from commandlinefu explained.

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Four more console tools

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Usually I focus on console programs that include an interface of some sort. But I need to get past that sometimes.

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