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213 votes
6 answers
288k views

Understanding of diff output

92 votes
9 answers
290k views

Can sed replace new line characters?

89 votes
7 answers
174k views

How can I page up or down in tmux with Terminal.app?

81 votes
5 answers
179k views

So what are logical cpu cores (as opposed to physical cpu cores)?

55 votes
5 answers
41k views

How can I constantly see the current filename in vim?

51 votes
11 answers
150k views

How can I "grep" patterns across multiple lines?

35 votes
4 answers
93k views

Pass contents of file as argument to bash script

23 votes
2 answers
88k views

What are the runtime permissions of a cron job?

18 votes
4 answers
3k views

Why not always use rsync?

16 votes
2 answers
5k views

Is there a command reverse search in vim?

15 votes
4 answers
75k views

How can we trace problems of crashing programs in Linux?

13 votes
2 answers
5k views

Why do I need to escape regex characters in sed to be interpreted as regex characters?

13 votes
2 answers
7k views

Why can't I do ls *.txt in a subshell?

12 votes
4 answers
39k views

Can tr work with regex?

12 votes
1 answer
4k views

How can I go forward in a file? What is the oposite of ctrl+O

11 votes
2 answers
9k views

How is cron scheduling actually implemented and makes sure scripts run on time?

11 votes
2 answers
1k views

How is the inplace modification of a file being done?

11 votes
7 answers
9k views

How can I "merge" patterns in a single line?

10 votes
2 answers
5k views

Why isn't sed using the extended regex mode by default?

10 votes
3 answers
5k views

Does cron know that the instance to be scheduled is already running?

10 votes
2 answers
1k views

What is the difference between "*.pl" and *.pl in grep? Why does quoting change the result?

10 votes
3 answers
17k views

How can I create a shortcut to resize panes in a tmux window?

10 votes
1 answer
3k views

grep inverted match on the file and not on a line by line match [duplicate]

9 votes
1 answer
952 views

Why doesn't find command find the directory when run from ~?

9 votes
1 answer
3k views

Why do we need so many terminal emulator packages and what is their use?

9 votes
1 answer
3k views

Finding which cron jobs are scheduled to run at some future date/time X

8 votes
2 answers
4k views

Does linux kill heavy and long running background processes after they reach some threshold?

7 votes
7 answers
10k views

Sum total bytes of files

5 votes
1 answer
2k views

How can I jump to files from vim opening them in a separate tab?

5 votes
3 answers
21k views

How can I extract the numbers in the file using sed or any other tool?