I am a beginner, I want to learn unix and linux, and be a professional. Where should I start?
Wouldn't it be more consistent if one of these always worked?
The return value of command who will always include root :0 in X Window pts. I guess it actually means the GNOME login. Am I right? Another question is where to get this knowledge, as I don't see it ...
I have no idea about how I can make my home-grown specialist scripts (written mostly in Bash and Perl) available through the man pages. What procedure would I have to follow, and is there a ...
Does anyone have any tricks and tips for finding information in man pages?
I'm planning to user LVM in my next Linux installation, any links to good LVM tutorials/guides/FAQs would be welcomed.
The question of why some commands rely on manpages whereas others rely on something like the --help flag for providing command usage reference is not new. There is usually a difference in scope ...
So, I'm writing a CLI for an API, and I ran into a point where one of the commands support has two optional arguments, id and fields I want to know how to show that these arguments are optional, BUT, ...
Typing man alias gives me No manual entry for alias The same thing goes for export and eval. At first I thought it only happens to shell built-in commands but man echo gives me the man page. ...
I found out it's possible to show the output of the ls command vertically using the -1 switch: $ ls -1 But couldn't find it in the manual of ls. Is it a secret option?