Tag: shell

1554 How do I make a machine "blank screen" for a period of time (as a penalty) if certain noise levels are reached? 2013-02-01T17:14:09.170

1422 How can I sort the output of 'ls' by last modified date? 2009-04-09T13:17:20.547

604 What does 'source' do? 2009-09-24T10:35:48.933

459 How to execute a command whenever a file changes? 2010-08-27T20:02:40.510

377 Reload a Linux user's group assignments without logging out 2011-04-17T19:50:06.473

347 How do I make rm not give an error if a file doesn't exist? 2009-11-27T16:43:23.687

319 chown is not changing symbolic link 2009-11-09T13:02:39.417

311 How do I detach a process from Terminal, entirely? 2009-03-23T11:59:25.947

280 If I know the PID number of a process, how can I get its name? 2013-08-17T07:12:47.903

271 Scroll shell output with mouse in tmux 2010-11-12T14:02:16.820

244 How to reliably keep an SSH tunnel open? 2009-09-08T13:04:22.457

214 How can I change to the previous directory instead of going up? 2011-08-17T20:18:17.287

205 How do i select all text in Vi/Vim? 2010-12-30T17:05:25.073

197 What is the difference between shell, console, and terminal? 2010-05-24T13:22:34.143

183 What to do when Ctrl + C can't kill a process? 2011-02-09T08:49:24.897

163 How can I make tmux use my default shell? 2011-03-06T05:04:53.257

142 scp between two remote hosts from my (third) pc 2013-12-10T13:49:06.093

141 Case insensitive tab completion in Bash 2010-01-01T20:02:33.613

141 How to access Windows folders from Bash on Ubuntu on Windows 2016-04-16T17:33:13.120

133 How and why is this string of text a fork bomb? 2015-11-06T06:48:53.590

123 sudo with password in one command line? 2009-11-09T02:37:00.447

123 How do I change my default shell on a AWS instance? 2011-01-11T11:31:38.820

120 What's the quickest way to count the number of each character in a file? 2012-10-10T11:10:07.800

108 What does the dot mean at the end of `-rw-r--r--`? How do you set it with `chmod`? 2011-01-08T06:19:02.097

101 looping through `ls` results in bash shell script 2009-08-28T17:03:49.970

98 Byobu vs. GNU Screen vs. tmux — usefulness and transferability of skills 2012-05-11T12:32:02.080

96 chain Fish commands via `&&` or `||` 2012-07-10T03:01:59.097

94 Remove file without asking 2011-10-12T19:28:12.043

92 How can I change shell in Ubuntu? 2010-03-12T15:12:47.930

92 How can I do a recursive find and replace from the command line? 2012-05-24T18:56:46.333

91 What is the purpose of 'tee'? 2018-09-10T11:14:16.837

90 How to change the Login Shell on Mac OS X from bash to zsh? 2011-11-28T21:34:26.263

86 What is the origin of the UNIX $ (dollar) prompt? 2009-10-19T23:11:47.117

86 How to make new file permission inherit from the parent directory? 2010-06-12T04:06:50.127

85 How to: Unlimited Bash/shell history? 2010-05-04T12:01:13.163

84 Delete matching files in all subdirectories 2010-02-22T13:58:05.927

80 Setting and using variable within same command line in Windows cmd.exe 2010-12-17T15:04:06.730

76 Linux command to repeat a string n times 2009-12-22T03:02:54.930

76 What is the shell command to display contents of a file? 2010-02-23T08:14:09.210

76 How can I find the oldest file in a directory tree 2013-02-15T16:06:04.533

75 Is "ps -u" Really a Bad Syntax? 2014-10-14T06:49:07.357

73 How do I perform commands in another folder, without repeating the folder path? 2013-05-17T12:22:17.030

71 List open SSH tunnels 2011-02-21T11:09:34.637

70 Find out if user name exists 2011-09-16T07:28:07.387

66 What is a simple way to let a command run for 5 minutes? 2016-02-25T06:35:12.747

66 Where is the C drive in the WSL? 2016-08-02T04:24:13.007

65 Mac OS X: conventional places where binary files should live 2009-07-17T14:44:39.790

64 Re-enter interactive mode after Ctrl-z 2011-06-14T11:58:55.460

64 Why do some system users have /usr/bin/false as their shell? 2017-02-27T15:37:24.567

63 Run or send a command to a tmux pane in a running tmux session 2012-10-24T11:57:01.310

60 What does "2>&1" do in command line? 2009-11-16T23:15:18.450

59 Clear terminal using keyboard shortcut 2011-06-21T01:15:44.677

55 How can I use a Bash-like shell on Windows? 2013-06-15T11:48:25.310

54 Difference between "a=b" and "export a=b" in bash 2009-08-06T12:04:25.277

52 du only for directories 2011-08-12T21:37:00.600

51 How can I sort all files by size in a directory? 2011-12-16T21:16:01.583

50 Why is Bash everywhere (in most if not all Linux distributions)? 2009-10-27T04:15:06.830

49 what is the difference between "command && command" and "command ; command" 2013-07-12T15:03:21.833

49 Is there a way to edit files inside of a zip file without explicitly extracting them first? 2013-09-19T17:58:10.040

48 Looping Through Subdirectories and Running a Command in Each 2009-09-21T21:34:05.153

47 How do you run the previous command in emacs shell? 2010-05-11T05:14:38.300

47 How to cd to a directory that contains a space in its name? 2011-03-13T11:06:35.537

47 How to resume CUPS printer from command line? 2010-03-03T13:25:43.687

46 How to make ls sort by file extension and then name? 2009-08-07T18:23:39.793

46 How can I edit the $PATH on linux? 2009-05-26T10:53:39.623

44 How can I change all files belonging to one user to another user? 2011-07-20T04:24:01.157

44 How to quickly change the first word in a Bash command? 2015-01-22T07:36:28.733

43 How to display current path in command prompt in linux's sh (not bash)? 2013-05-29T09:56:16.470

43 why it is 2>&1 and not 2>>&1 to append to a log file 2019-05-06T10:50:06.320

42 Transfer current command to a detachable session (tmux/screen) 2013-07-24T02:59:32.130

42 What does an operating system look like without a shell? 2013-08-14T11:21:52.903

41 Finding the definition of a bash function 2010-05-24T18:42:54.587

41 Can ',,' be aliased to '..'? 2017-04-27T17:25:54.780

39 Full command text with unix ps 2009-06-19T15:02:57.517

39 Using wildcards in commands with zsh 2013-04-17T20:50:13.033

38 Equivalent/Alternatives for Alt+Dot in Mac 2009-12-18T14:15:37.163

38 Can't rename a file the name of which starts with a hyphen 2012-11-25T14:55:37.453

38 Deleting millions of files 2013-11-23T16:28:51.810

38 Stuck on UEFI interactive shell with Mac OS X High Sierra VM 2017-07-30T21:52:05.183

37 How do I unset or get rid of a bash function? 2010-06-19T03:16:08.420

37 How can I list only non-empty files using ls? 2010-09-23T12:39:44.753

37 Bash Shebang for dummies? 2010-10-04T21:09:09.907

37 Multiple standard input? How? 2010-10-20T22:53:55.813

37 Does running commands verbosely make them slower? 2011-07-20T16:59:23.200

37 How can I edit a file if there is no vi, vim, joe, etc? 2012-08-20T19:22:32.500

37 What exactly is <() in bash (and =() in zsh)? 2016-03-31T18:18:35.560

36 Find and delete all the directories named "test" in linux 2013-05-31T19:36:39.200

36 The application “SomeApp.app” can’t be opened 2015-04-05T18:25:50.503

35 How to remove shell integration of Notepad++? 2009-10-19T09:44:41.047

35 How do I teach my linux command line manners? 2010-06-02T13:03:43.857

35 Stop Windows 7 Explorer from automatically expanding folders 2010-11-10T18:10:41.903

35 zsh with Cygwin 2011-02-21T14:29:36.693

35 re-use '~/.profile` for Fish? 2012-07-10T02:41:17.243

33 What zsh features do you use? 2009-07-15T14:47:42.683

33 How do I change a users default shell in OSX? 2009-06-06T08:09:41.117

32 How can I prevent tmux exiting with Ctrl-d? 2012-09-26T01:41:29.463

31 How do I run the Windows 7 Explorer shell with Administrator Privileges by default? 2009-10-22T16:37:47.683

31 Putty SSH: CTRL+Cursor keys don't work skip to previous/next word 2010-01-31T21:15:20.320

31 How do I fork a process that doesn't die when shell exits? 2010-08-04T18:04:49.997