[kwlug-disc] top 10 command line commands
rarsa at yahoo.com
Tue Dec 15 13:29:03 EST 2009
As you can see by the responses, the title should be
"My top 10 command line commands"
different people are worried about different things.
I am purposely constrained on HDD (I don't want to end up with too much data so I clean my partitions frequently)
du -h --max-depth=1
On multiuser systems knowing now to use chown and chmod properly is fundamental.
and of course ssh with all it's variations.
Regarding the Perl command you wrote, I prefer to do things like that in sed as it is more ubiquitous. But as I said, a matter of preference.
For me some of the most useful commands are:
mount (specially -o loop)
Software, Hardware and Practices
An eclectic collection of random thoughts
--- On Tue, 12/15/09, Insurance Squared Inc. <gcooke at insurancesquared.com> wrote:
> From: Insurance Squared Inc. <gcooke at insurancesquared.com>
> Subject: [kwlug-disc] top 10 command line commands
> To: "KWLUG discussion" <kwlug-disc at kwlug.org>
> Received: Tuesday, December 15, 2009, 9:13 AM
> I want to write a post on the top 10
> linux command line commands. (for two reasons.
> One, cause it's useful. Two, because I only have a top
> 2, so I believe learning another 8 is going to help me work
> better :).
> Here's the top 2 of my top 10:
> grep -R string * (find a string in a
> directory tree - useful for finding files with bits of
> perl -p -i -e 's/stringa/stringb/g'
> * (search and replace. yeah, I know
> it's perl. I use it frequently).
> What would your top 10 command line commands be? Ones
> that you use, are useful and flexible?
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