51 Useful Lesser Known Commands for Linux Users

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40 Responses

  1. Derek Jenkins says:

    On your `nc -ZV` example, do you rather mean `nc -z` (or possibly `nc -zv`)?

    And for Pv — are you referring to pv (aka pipe viewer) or literally Pv?

  2. Derek Jenkins says:

    On bash 4.1.2, I’m not seeing that a space before a bash command omits that command from history. Can you please elaborate on your explanation?

  3. Geoff says:

    Change
    25. du -h –max-depth=1

    to
    25. du -h –max-depth=1 Note that -m is not the same as –m. Use two of hex 2D.

  4. Jeff says:

    Regarding the first command, you can try “sudo!!” a thousand times, it does not work. I looked it up, and it’s “sudo !!” (with a space).

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