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/usr/bin vs /usr/local/bin on Linux

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What is the difference between /opt and /usr/local?

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How can I get the size of a file in a bash script?

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How do I clear Bash's cache of paths to executables?

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Colorizing your terminal and shell environment?

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3 answers
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Most efficient method to empty the contents of a file

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Get file created/creation time? [duplicate]

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How to scroll in a terminal using keyboard?

193 votes
1 answer
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How do you extract a single folder from a large tar.gz archive?

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6 answers
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How can I execute `date` inside of a cron tab job?

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How do I do a ls and then sort the results by date created?

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What is the Fedora equivalent of the Debian build-essential package?

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How to make a machine accessible from the LAN using its hostname

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14 answers
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List partition labels from the command line

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How to escape quotes in shell?

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Pseudo files for temporary data

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List packages on an apt based system by installation date

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Is there a simple linux command that will tell me what my display manager is?

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Why is setting a variable before a command legal in bash?

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6 answers
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Birth is empty on ext4

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Can I safely remove /var/cache?

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9 answers
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"Input/output error" when accessing a directory

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100 votes
7 answers
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How to use command line to change volume?

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2 answers
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What do the symbols displayed by ls -F mean?

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7 answers
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Does rsync verify files copied between two local drives?

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14 answers
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chroot: failed to run command ‘/bin/bash’: No such file or directory

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Eject USB drives / eject command

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How to mount a disk image from the command line?

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