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DopeGhoti
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1513 votes

How to copy files from one machine to another using ssh

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How to use watch command with a piped chain of commands/programs

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Use of touch and vi?

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Bash throws error, line 8: $1: unbound variable

87 votes

List of Kill Signals

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How can I make ssh ignore .ssh/config?

73 votes

Will a Linux executable compiled on one "flavor" of Linux run on a different one?

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How to get last part of http link in Bash?

62 votes

Why is /dev/null a file? Why isn't its function implemented as a simple program?

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How to send the ESC signal to vim when my esc key doesn't work?

61 votes

Specifying an IdentityFile with SSH

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When creating an empty file, why might one prefer 'touch file' over ': >> file'?

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What is the benefit of /etc/apt/sources.list.d over /etc/apt/sources.list

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Give myself permissions for all files in / without bricking my computer?

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'sudo' is not installed, I can't install it, and it asks if I am root

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What is a valid use case for an "execute only" file permission?

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Is it possible to chown a file, based on numeric UID, to a user that does not yet exist?

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Can I get the exit code from a sub shell launched with $(command)?

37 votes

Disable mouse scrolling through terminal command history on Mac terminal

37 votes

Why should you always use `rpm -U` and not `rpm -i` to install package?

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Loop through a folder and list files

37 votes

A command to print only last 3 characters of a string

34 votes

What determines which Linux commands require root access?

31 votes

Hostname and IP address mapping in /etc/hosts

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Remove adjacent duplicate lines while keeping the order

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Is it possible to run two commands at the same time in a shell script?

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`du -s .` and `du -hs .` gives different results (on OS X)

21 votes

How to accept yes from script "Are you sure you want to continue connecting (yes/no)?"

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How can I run a script on startup on Ubuntu Server 17.10?

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vimdiff / vim -d -- how to show only the differences and fold all identical lines?

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