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880 votes

Can I zip an entire folder using gzip?

346 votes
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How to use find command to search for multiple extensions

166 votes
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Why eval the output of ssh-agent?

107 votes
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How to XZ a directory with TAR using maximum compression?

55 votes

"Input/output error" when accessing a directory

55 votes
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What is the mknod command used for?

42 votes

Remove all files/directories except for one file

34 votes
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How do character device or character special files work?

33 votes
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How do I work with GUI tools over a remote server?

32 votes

How do you rename root?

31 votes
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Can I safely remove /var/cache?

26 votes
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What is a "recursive DNS query"?

26 votes
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Why can't root execute when executable bits are not set?

26 votes
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How to find unmatched brackets in a text file?

24 votes

Is it possible to install the Linux kernel alone?

21 votes

What do the numbers in a man page mean?

20 votes

How to check from a command line that network is reachable?

17 votes
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Why do different Linux distributions need to patch packages?

16 votes
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ssh Connection refused: how to troubleshoot?

16 votes
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How do I open a .bak file on Linux?

16 votes

Make a symbolic link to a relative pathname

14 votes
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Apache 2.4 wants me to decide: Require valid IP or require valid user

12 votes
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My Postfix installation is sending out spam; how to stop it?

12 votes

Is there a way to set network proxy system-wide?

12 votes
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Changing user while scp

11 votes
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Fix held broken packages on debian?

10 votes

How do I install Adobe Flash on Debian Wheezy?

10 votes
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Why doesn't tar ask before overwriting existing files?

10 votes
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Logged on via ssh-key, can I reset my account password?

10 votes
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How can I see dumps of wholе HTTP packets?

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