Commands tagged sudo (43)

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Grep for regular expression globally, list files and positions.
Grep for expression globally, list files and positions. "Hirn" is a nice german crib meaning "Brain". :-) Afterwards you can edit the line you want with "vi ./p_common/common_main.pbt +1550"

Recursively create a TAGS file for an entire source tree. TAGS files are useful for editors like Vim and Emacs

Display the top ten running processes - sorted by memory usage
ps returns all running processes which are then sorted by the 4th field in numerical order and the top 10 are sent to STDOUT.

Copy the contents of one partition to another

Find all files containing a word
shorter :p

Protect directory from an overzealous rm -rf *
Forces the -i flag on the rm command when using a wildcard delete.

Make a directory named with the current date
Create a directory named with the current date in ISO 8601 format (yyyy-mm-dd). Useful for storing backups by date. The --iso switch may only work with GNU date, can use format string argument for other date versions.

Embed next line on the end of current line using sed
N: On the current line, sed will display it on pattern space, plus a \n (new line); but s/\n//: Will get rid of new line displayed on pattern space, joining the current line's end with the start of the next line Useful in scripts.

Find all dot files and directories

set your screensaver as your desktop background MAC OSX


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