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661 votes
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291k views

Why is printf better than echo?

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What is the difference between curl and wget?

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235 votes
14 answers
226k views

How to fill 90% of the free memory?

204 votes
8 answers
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Run a command that is shadowed by an alias

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13 answers
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Unix/Linux undelete/recover deleted files

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172 votes
9 answers
538k views

What to do when a Linux desktop freezes?

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122 votes
3 answers
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Why is "echo" so much faster than "touch"?

121 votes
6 answers
46k views

How to run a command without hitting Enter Key?

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112 votes
8 answers
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tmux status-bar corrupted after catting a binary file, how to reset?

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102 votes
4 answers
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What is the difference between sourcing ('.' or 'source') and executing a file in bash?

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98 votes
11 answers
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Block network access of a process?

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97 votes
4 answers
108k views

What does "3>&1 1>&2 2>&3" do in a script?

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82 votes
15 answers
80k views

How to grep a specific line _and_ the first line of a file?

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81 votes
2 answers
10k views

Clear / erase a mistyped invisible password on a shell / terminal in Linux

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5 answers
110k views

Print file content without the first and last lines

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63 votes
6 answers
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What features are in zsh and missing from bash, or vice versa?

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52 votes
4 answers
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What's the difference between running a program as a daemon and forking it into background with '&'?

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34 votes
3 answers
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How can I see the exact command line being executed inside some bash instance?

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34 votes
9 answers
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Bash commands inside vi

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28 votes
1 answer
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How do command-line tools have their own autocomplete list?

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3 answers
3k views

If computers start counting at 0, why does the init process have a pid of 1?

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1 answer
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Are the terminal color escape sequences defined anywhere for bash?

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21 votes
1 answer
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Why doesn't 'find' show this file? [duplicate]

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21 votes
3 answers
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Is there a Linux deep diff tool that also compares file attributes?

20 votes
2 answers
5k views

What does a niceness value of (-) mean?

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20 votes
3 answers
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Where can I find documentation about the "sudo !!" command

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1 answer
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Making a progressbar with "dialog" from rsync output

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15 votes
8 answers
6k views

How to perform a multi line grep

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14 votes
1 answer
1k views

Command line utility to retrieve password, that has no echo back

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14 votes
8 answers
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Suggested setup for an ultra-lightweight text-based programming environment in linux