20 useful Linux shell utilities you may have never seen


If you totally get to the bottom of Linux shell – you’ll agree that it’s a powerful environment. Understanding of things like text manipulators, system utilities etc. makes a great deal in operations performance. But sometimes we have a desire to simplify command line toolkit. Days go by and we’re starting to notice that some mechanisms could be better. Command history search is complicated. “du” scrolling doesn’t show up a descriptive filesystem usage statistics. And sometimes instead of command line we’re picking GUI programs. Despite of we know this way as less productive.

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Cheatsheet: Linux shell

Linux terminal includes myriad of opportunities by default. But sometimes we can’t figure out how to execute any operation easier. From scratch we tried to parse enourmous logs by eyes or use graphical instruments when it’s not necessary. Another problem – we’re forgetting how to type any helpful command we need. Thus there is one way to scroll Google and read the same forum branch we did before. So, it would be better to have a petty prompt with command syntax we really need. It’s useful as on the tab of your document application as well as pinned to the wall in your room.

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