Commands by x3mboy (5)

  • It displays the top 10 processes sorted by memory usage Show Sample Output


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    ps aux | sort -rk 4,4 | head -n 10
    x3mboy · 2019-09-26 16:37:33 2
  • This command sent the Python version to a file. This is intended to be used in scripts. For some reason, simple redirections didn't work with "python -V" Show Sample Output


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    echo "$(python -V 2>&1)" > file
    x3mboy · 2018-11-06 20:52:49 0
  • Short list about top 10 processes, sorted by CPU usage Show Sample Output


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    ps aux | sort -rk 3,3 | head -n 10
    x3mboy · 2018-10-29 20:00:36 1
  • This will use tput to place the command (date %T in this case) in the upper right corner of the terminal


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    while sleep 1;do tput sc;tput cup 0 $(($(tput cols)-11));echo -e "\e[31m`date +%T`\e[39m";tput rc;done &
    x3mboy · 2017-11-16 18:07:39 0
  • This is a regular find with the -wholename parameter to let it know what name pattern he need to look and then the -mmin -15 to know the last 15 minutes. Show Sample Output


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    find /var/log -wholename "*.log" -mmin -15
    x3mboy · 2017-08-03 15:47:43 0

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