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10 Unknown but Useful Linux Terminal Commands

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Before, I have posted here a few basic Linux terminal commands that I think are essential for newbies to know. I've also shared some deadly ones that should be avoided at all costs.

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Created by bruce.almighty 5 years 29 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 29 weeks ago
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Getting Maximum Framebuffer Resolution

http://aligunduz.org

Today, I did some research on the interwebs looking for a way to increase the framebuffer resolution. Along the several tips that looked like black magic to me, this is the simplest solution for my taste.

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CMus Review - A Great ncurses Music Player

http://tuxarena.blogspot.com

CMus (also called C* Music Player) is a ncurses-based audio player which can be run in a shell, with no need for an X server. CMus is very powerful and highly configurable, and it features Vi-like commands and keyboard shortcuts which can be bound to other keys if needed. It supports various audio formats, including Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, MP3 (with libmad), WAV, AAC or WMA.

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Introduction to GNU Screen

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Screen is one of those tools you can’t live without once you know about it. In this guide we check out some of the most common uses of screen and give you an introduction to this wonderful utility.

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Running Complex Commands with sudo

http://www.linuxjournal.com

If you use sudo to run commands as root, you've probably run into “permission denied” problems when only part of a pipeline or part of a command is running with root permissions.

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The Beginner's Guide to Linux Part 4: Introduction to the Terminal

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Traditionally, most new users have always been reluctant to experiment with the command line interface. Once you understand the terminal, Linux will finally open up to you. The terminal is easily the most powerful part of a Linux system.

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Tutorial: An Introduction to Linux CLI

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A shell is a command interpreter which allows the user to interact with the computer. The way things work is simple: the user types in commands, the shell interprets them and performs the tasks it was asked to do, and finally it sends the result to the standard output (which is usually the screen). For example, the output of the ls command can be something like:

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Use a Different Color for the Root Shell Prompt

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Reader Chris writes in with an excellent tip that changes the prompt to red when using the root account from the terminal—as a reminder to be more careful.

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7 Interesting Apps for Command-Line

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Overview of 7 interesting command-line tools to use while working in a shell.

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Find Files with the find Command

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A video howto for using the command line to find files with the "find" command.

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xmlstarlet: Command Line XML Toolkit

http://debaday.debian.net

With the proliferation of XML-based formats, it is nice to have tools that manipulate XML documents in the traditional Unix-like fashion, as the good old grep, sed, and other tools do for plain text.

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20 Great Linux / Unix Terminal Commands (Command-line)

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1. Brag about how much free RAM you have on Linux:

free

2. Where is that application I just installed (all directories)

whereis [app]

3. Disk space usage

df -h

4. To make a playlist of the audio files in a folder

ls -R > playlist.m3u

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Making The Linux Command Line A Little Friendlier

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One thing that gets debated over and over in Linux is the need for the command line. Linux shell is one of the things that makes Linux so great.

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Created by zarkovic 5 years 39 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 39 weeks ago
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Play Games Inside Your Linux Terminal

http://www.makeuseof.com

So you spend most of your time on the terminal? Just entered a few commands? Feeling bored? How about some command line games? Yep, there are some oldies but goldies you can delve into for a little recreation on the terminal.

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Become a Linux command line black-belt

http://www.itwire.com

!whatever:p, sudo !!, ^foo^bar ... if they whet your appetite and set your pulse racing do I have a web site for you! It’s the Digg or Reddit of the Linux command-line world.

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