Ever wonder if there was a way to download a website without a web browser? You’re in luck, as you can use wget to easily download websites to your PC.
Switching to Linux can be intimidating, but learning the command line can be very useful. Here are some useful Linux commands new users should pick up.
The echo command may seem like a useless command, but under the hood it’s surprisingly useful. Here are some ways to make use of the echo command in Linux.
“/dev/null” in Linux is a virtual device file, and whatever you write to “/dev/null” is discarded, forgotten, thrown into the void. Learn how /dev/null works in Linux.
If you ever use pipes and redirections in Linux, chances are you will also need to make use of the tee utility. Here’s how to use the tee command in Linux.
Most search tools only look at file names. Grep will look inside files with the correct flags. Learn how you can find a specific word in a file on Linux.
fd is a simpler alternative to the find command. It uses a truncated syntax to keep your typed commands short. Learn how to use fd on Linux and macOS.
cURL is a command-line tool for transferring data with URLs and it is an incredibly powerful tool. Learn how to make full use of the cURL command in Linux.
If you use Linux, there will be a time when you need to know more about your network. The ss command is useful for you to monitor your network connection.
It is easy to schedule task on Linux, particularly with the “at” command. Pretty much any action you can think of can be scheduled with the “at” command.
Passwords in Linux can be managed directly with the passwd command. This will show how you can use it to manage your user password in Linux.
If you need to process text based on certain conditions, awk will almost always get the job done quickly. Here’s how to get started.
Nohup is a great tool that lets you run a process in the background of a Linux system without being interrupted. It keeps the process running, making it perfect for long scripts.
Sed is a powerful command in Linux akin to the find and replace feature in most text editors. Find out what sed is and how you can use it to improve your efficiency in the terminal.
Are you having connection issues in Windows? Here is a quick way to diagnose connection issues with Traceroute in Windows.
Unlike Windows, you can’t create a new blank text file on your Mac. However, with a quick Apple Script or Terminal command, all of that changes.
If you want to remove all instances of the “.DS_Store” files in your folder, here is how you can delete “.DS_Store” files with a simple command.
Sometimes the easiest way to speed up your Mac is by clearing the cache and RAM contents. Best of all, you can use the purge command to do so. Here’s how.
If you have just started using Mac and can’t get used to the Command key, here is how you can switch the Control and Command keys in Mac OS X.
The Linux IP command is very similar to ifconfig, but it is more powerful. In this article we’ll review how to assign Static IP Address, Static Route, Default Gateway and Assigning IP Address on demand using IP command.
In Linux, there are various tools for monitoring system resources, and one that stands out from the crowd is collectl, primarily because of its capabilities. Let check it out.
The netstat command displays information about the Linux networking subsystem including data on open network connections and routing tables.
With a little help understanding the basics, the dmesg command can become a very powerful tool in a system admin’s tool-set.
With a single-line terminal command used in Mac OS, you can add half star ratings to your songs in iTunes. Here’s how.
When your computer crashes, there is a chance that your filesystem will get corrupted or damage in the process. It is advisable to do a filesystem check regularly to make sure that it is running properly and free of error. In Linux, there is this powerful command “fsck” that you can use to check and repair your filesystem.
One feature that’s always handy to have, but missing in many applications is a character and word count function. Here is how you can access word counts at your beck and call with just a right click. Mac only.
Many KDE 3 users depended on Krun, a simple yet effective application used to execute commands. Executed simply by pressing “Alt-F2”, it was much easier to start applications using it, rather than navigating through a launch menu or opening a terminal window. The only catch with Krun was that you had to know the exact name […]