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Command Description
grep . /proc/sys/net/ipv4/* List the contents of flag files
set | grep $USER Search current environment
tr ” ‘\n’ < /proc/$$/environ Display the startup environment for any process
echo $PATH | tr : ‘\n’ Display the $PATH one per line
kill -0 $$ && echo process exists and can accept signals Check for the existence of a process (pid)
find /etc -readable | xargs less -K -p’*ntp‘ -j $((${LINES:-25}/2)) Search paths and data with full context. Use n to iterate
namei -l ~/.ssh Output attributes for all directories leading to a file name
Low impact admin
# apt-get install “package” -o Acquire::http::Dl-Limit=42 \
-o Acquire::Queue-mode=access
Rate limit apt-get to 42KB/s
echo ‘wget url’ | at 01:00 Download url at 1AM to current dir
# apache2ctl configtest && apache2ctl graceful Restart apache if config is OK
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Command Description
apropos whatis Show commands pertinent to string. See also threadsafe
man -t ascii | ps2pdf – > ascii.pdf make a pdf of a manual page
which command Show full path name of command
time command See how long a command takes
time cat Start stopwatch. Ctrl-d to stop. See also sw
dir navigation
cd – Go to previous directory
cd Go to $HOME directory
(cd dir && command) Go to dir, execute command and return to current dir
pushd . Put current dir on stack so you can popd back to it
file searching
alias l=’ls -l –color=auto’ quick dir listing
ls -lrt List files by date. See also newest and find_mm_yyyy
ls /usr/bin | pr -T9 -W$COLUMNS Print in 9 columns to width of terminal
find -name ‘*.[ch]’ | xargs grep -E ‘expr’ Search ‘expr’ in this…

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