[Haifux] The 10th tip?
sf10095 at gmail.com
Fri Feb 6 19:05:07 MSK 2009
true. It is less to type for the lazy ones.
On Fri, Feb 6, 2009 at 5:43 PM, Ohad Lutzky <ohad at lutzky.net> wrote:
> man -k is also known as "apropos" :)
> On Fri, Feb 6, 2009 at 5:36 PM, Sorana Fraier <sf10095 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I would add 2 useful commands:
>> ls -at will show the files sorted by time. The newest will appear first.
>> The second command that I highly recommend is for those who don't know
>> which command to apply. A highly educative learning tool. For instance
>> man -k directory will print all the commands related to directory that can
>> be applied.
>> A partially output of the above command is:
>> mdel (1) - delete an MSDOS file mdeltree - recursively
>> delete an MSDOS directory and its contents
>> mdeltree (1) - recursively delete an MSDOS directory and its
>> mdir (1) - display an MSDOS directory
>> mdu (1) - display the amount of space occupied by an
>> MSDOS directory
>> mkdir (2) - create a directory
>> mkdir (3p) - make a directory
>> mkdirat (2) - create a directory relative to a directory
>> file descriptor
>> mkdtemp (3) - create a unique temporary directory
>> mkfifoat (3) - make a FIFO (named pipe) relative to a
>> directory file descriptor
>> mkfontdir (1) - create an index of X font files in a directory
>> mkfontdir (1x) - create an index of X font files in a
>> mklost+found (8) - create a lost+found directory on a mounted
>> Linux second extended file system
>> mknod (3p) - make a directory, a special file, or a
>> regular file
>> rm (1p) - remove directory entries
>> rmdir (2) - delete a directory
>> rmdir (3p) - remove a directory
>> It doesn't require root permissions.
>> On Fri, Feb 6, 2009 at 4:06 PM, Yossi Gil <yossi.gil at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I wrote a short "10 tips for beginner Linux users" document (see the
>>> attached), but I am missing a 10th tip... So, if you had to add one more
>>> tip, which one would that be?
>>> Note that I could not add any tips which require root privileges... Also
>>> note that out of the 9 I have, 7 are command line specific, 1 is general,
>>> and only 1 is GUI related. Any thoughts on a good GUI tip?
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> Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps, for he is the only animal
> that is struck with the difference between what things are and what they
> ought to be.
> - William Hazlitt
> Ohad Lutzky
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