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forcefsck
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66 votes
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How to find out from the logs what caused system shutdown?

60 votes
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How to get the char at a given position of a string in shell script?

55 votes
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How to numerical sort by last column?

49 votes

Temporarily suspend bash_history on a given shell?

45 votes

How do I time a specific command?

43 votes

Show all the file up to the match

41 votes
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How to delete line if longer than XY?

31 votes

How to make apt-get accept new config files in an unattended install of debian from Repo

29 votes

How can I best copy large numbers of small files over scp?

28 votes
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tar + rsync + untar. Any speed benefit over just rsync?

18 votes
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Split: how to split into different percentages?

17 votes
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mdadm Raid5 gives spares missing events

17 votes
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vim: delete lines before cursor

16 votes

Not able to ssh in to remote machine using shell script in Crontab

13 votes
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How to recover a crashed Linux md RAID5 array?

8 votes

How to write the output of live-f1 into a file

8 votes
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Copy multiple files and append to end of filename

8 votes

crypt() on different machines

7 votes
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Distributing a script: Should I use /bin/gawk or /usr/bin/gawk for shebang?

7 votes

A problem with find and grep

6 votes
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vi: how to use a line as a command?

5 votes
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permission denied when redirecting sudo sed output

5 votes
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SAMBA Share - Keep user from deleting a file

5 votes
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Continue shell commands once connected to SSH

5 votes

Indexing and modifying Bash parameter array $@

5 votes
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I am failing to clone a git repo when behind a proxy

5 votes

How to get size of a block special file?

4 votes
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Detecting that a device is mounted to a particular folder?

4 votes
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Execute file in its native directory with shell script

4 votes

Remember a half-typed command while I check something