I have a relatively small brain, so there is a limit to what I can store up there. I have been using Linux semi-pro-amateur for a few years and still I am amazed at how little commands I know. Simple ...
I need a command that colorizes some symbol sequence in output of a certain command. I'd like it like grep make it. $ some-command | grep symbol-sequence However grep removed lines that isn't ...
I want to be able to search all available software like one would using "Synaptic Package manager" or "Ubuntu Software Center" through Command Line.` I want a better way than pressing Tab after ...
I tried searching for similar command in ncftp (actually this is the only terminal ftp client I used) and I didn't find it. What's the way (if possible at all) to use grep command on remote server, ...
I want to delete all empty files with a particular extension from a directory and all its subdirectories.
Sometimes I want to search/filter help for particular commands for keywords. history --help gives list of options, sometimes it's overwhelming how much info is there. Can I filter it for keywork ...
Is there some sophisticated technique to search strings in many files? I tried this basic technique for i in `find .`; do grep searched_string "$i"; done; It doesn't look much sophisticated and ...
I've got a bunch on strings which I need to find in a couple of files, for example: string1 string2 stringn file1.txt file2.txt filen.txt Is there an (easy) way to do that in bash? I need to know, ...
Is there such a thing as a full-text indexing engine, that can be queried from the command line and ideally wouldn't require using a gui at all ? I'm especially interested in indexing my ebooks and ...