By: ab

October 8, 2009 4:27 pm


LJDT: The 'watch' command

Do you ever find yourself running a command, pressing the up-arrow, then [Enter], then the up-arrow, then [Enter], then the up-arrow…. this is a great exercise that will get your fingers used to typing random odd key sequences without your eyes paying attention, but otherwise it’s a complete waste of time. A command I have come to love helps me point my OCD tendencies to other pointless tasks while running commands over and over for me. Introducing ‘watch’, because Linux Just Does That.

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By: maggot62

July 22, 2009 5:41 pm


SUDO or not SU

If you have a group of administrators who need root access to your Linux servers or desktops, consider assigning rights through SUDO rather than giving them the root password.

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By: mendesdomnic

March 19, 2008 1:41 am


Fix Command Typos Quickly

Here’s a handy tip on how to fix command typos quickly.

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By: mlfarrell

November 30, 2007 2:12 pm


Finding Open Files and Network Connections

Mike Farrell shows you how to use the lsof and netstat commands to get a complete list of all open files or network connections on your system.

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By: salal

November 16, 2007 10:10 am


Useful RPM Commands

Maer Melo put together a handy list of RPM commands you can use to install and remove software packages, update packages, and more.

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September 12, 2007 2:14 pm


Solving Error when using df -h

If you get the error: df: cannot read table of mounted file systems: no such file or directory, here is a tip from Shashikala BV on how to fix it.

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