Most of the search commands only read plain text files and not PDFs. To search PDF files from the terminal, you can use pdfgrep. Learn about pdfgrep here.
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If you are in need of freeing up system resources, here’s a quick tip in Mac to pause background processes and resume after you’ve finished your work.
You can record a terminal session with any screen recording program, but Showterm for Linux makes it very easy to record and embed on a site. Here’s how it works.
Linux software is generally not readily available for Mac. With MacPorts you can now install Linux software on Mac from the command line.
It would be helpful if your Linux scripts and terminal commands could send you desktop notifications. Well, they can, and it’s super easy to set up!
The default command line interface in Windows sucks, and there are a lot of third-party consoles around. Here are 5 of the best terminal emulators for Windows 10
MPD is an amazing tool that lets you take control of your music library in Linux. Use it with NCMPCPP for the ultimate command-line music experience!
When you have a folder full of files, it can be difficult to find the exact file count. Learn how you can count the number of files in a directory in Linux.
Here’s how to customize your Tilix terminal in Ubuntu with 493 unique Pokemon skins. Choose your favorite, or set it to display new Pokemon on every launch.
In Linux, the terminal is a big deal, and you’ll spend time working with it. Why not customize it to your liking and make it look good?
Logging from the command line in Linux is important. There are a number of ways to save both output and errors from command into files on Linux. Learn about them here.
If you’re coming to Windows from macOS or Linux, you might miss the powerful shell. Learn how you can install zsh and Oh My Zsh and get a shell running in Windows 10.
If you administer a number of Macs, it is easier to run common tasks through the command line. Here’s how you can update apps using Terminal on Mac.
macOS comes with a bewildering array of commands that you can use in the Terminal. If you are looking for a command, here’s how you can quickly find out all the terminal commands on Mac.
When the Disk Utility fails to fix your hard disk, you’ll have to turn to one of the big guns. Here’s how you can use fsck to fix a Mac hard disk.
By default, macOS only includes a standard set of commands for its Terminal. To add new commands to Mac’s terminal, here’s how to do so.
Unknown to many, there are plenty of customization options for the terminal in Linux. Here we will show you how to customize the terminal in Ubuntu.
Kexts are analogous to drivers under Windows, and they let the kernel communicate with your computer’s hardware. Here’s how to add and remove kexts in macOS.