Wednesday, February 22, 2006

Best Linux One Liners

A great forum thread on the coolest one line Linux shell commands. Even the most veteran Linux users will learn something.

A short introduction to getting a little more from your shell with piping & redirection, by
To send the output of one command to another, put a | between them. This means that if you run the command ls | more, it will more the output of ls. Using text manipulation commands like grep and sed, this can become very handy. Here are some examples of commands to demonstrate the principle.

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