Tag: shell

352 What is the difference between double and single square brackets in bash? 2009-08-09T21:11:51.760

143 What does 'set -e' do, and why might it be considered dangerous? 2010-05-19T16:39:20.097

142 Shell command to monitor changes in a file - What's it called again? 2009-04-30T21:00:33.587

95 Colors in bash after piping through less? 2009-06-16T13:30:38.390

92 What is "-bash: !": event not found" 2010-12-02T10:45:21.203

82 How can I kill all stopped jobs? 2011-02-25T10:07:10.357

80 run script as user who has nologin shell 2012-01-18T13:56:48.523

78 How to add a timestamp to bash script log? 2011-09-10T21:35:11.377

68 Adding a directory to $PATH in CentOS? 2010-01-15T03:15:28.507

63 Unique Features of bash compared to zsh 2009-05-05T20:38:59.947

60 How do I join two named pipes into single input stream in linux 2010-08-16T17:29:52.020

59 What is the difference between unlink and rm? 2009-07-10T08:49:39.770

54 What's the difference betwen the single dash and double dash flags on shell commands? 2012-05-10T14:27:55.543

46 What is the difference between a 'Login' and an 'Interactive' bash shell 2009-05-16T09:14:06.480

46 How can I set environment variable for just one command in fish shell? 2010-07-27T01:25:31.663

44 Is there a way to do a remote "ls" much like "scp" does a remote copy? 2011-03-02T12:50:59.580

42 How to let 'cp' command don't fire an error when source file does not exist? 2010-06-23T02:55:30.847

41 How can I check in bash if a shell is running in interactive mode? 2010-05-30T23:53:11.327

38 Finding the Public IP address in a shell script 2009-10-06T05:16:23.107

36 Cron: Only get errors in emails? 2011-01-24T09:40:54.483

35 #!/bin/sh vs #!/bin/bash for maximum portability 2017-07-30T05:08:01.743

34 How to hide the output of a shell application in Linux? 2009-07-17T02:59:10.107

34 How to rename multiple files by replacing word in file name? 2011-01-30T08:00:40.013

33 Is there any reason to use bash over zsh? 2009-12-11T13:33:33.913

32 Run a shell script as a different user 2009-07-23T02:43:50.927

32 Shell command to see the HTTP headers 2011-03-20T10:15:03.980

31 How to list symbolic link chains? 2010-02-23T16:23:28.063

31 Did a cat /dev/urandom - Broken terminal 2013-08-28T12:10:15.907

30 How to pass alias through sudo 2009-09-01T20:44:48.460

29 Linux server out of space 2012-03-05T01:29:02.757

29 How to split a PEM file 2012-05-22T11:30:18.800

29 Why does it take tens of seconds to get a shell prompt? 2015-09-15T17:13:40.797

27 Live view of Linux shell commands executed by another user? 2009-05-16T03:40:19.613

27 Linux: using find to locate files older than <date> 2010-03-16T04:22:48.727

27 Force SSH to use a specific shell 2010-07-19T22:51:17.727

26 What's the difference between sudo su - postgres and sudo -u postgres? 2014-06-02T08:07:28.617

25 Run command as Linux "system" user (shell = /bin/false) 2011-05-28T03:02:49.573

25 How to interpret output from Linux 'top' command? 2012-04-08T02:22:06.337

24 Command to prepend string to each line? 2009-10-08T23:17:00.953

24 What is /bin/dash? 2010-10-21T07:44:02.823

23 Is there a paging version of `watch`? 2009-08-06T04:33:30.890

23 Choosing the shell that SSH uses? 2010-01-27T06:34:13.190

23 find command default sorting order 2010-09-16T13:24:50.353

23 Can't run AWS CLI from CRON (credentials) 2014-07-23T15:51:59.227

22 From a shell script, how can I check whether a MySQL database exists? 2010-08-24T17:10:19.230

22 Git shell not enabled? 2011-06-29T14:43:07.990

21 Proxy exceptions when using $http_proxy env var? 2009-07-18T02:30:49.670

21 Faking the date for a specific shell session 2010-05-04T10:56:09.403

21 Templating with Linux in a Shell Script? 2011-07-06T21:33:11.977

20 nologin in /etc/shells is dangerous.. WHY? 2011-11-07T08:10:44.190

20 Run command in detached tmux session 2011-12-09T13:46:29.280

20 How do I ssh on slow/flaky connections? 2013-12-02T04:02:11.883

19 What is /usr/bin/[? 2010-05-05T19:04:31.127

18 Need to fix file permissions in a user's home directory 2009-07-02T14:58:53.647

18 backslash at the beginning of a command 2013-02-19T13:44:04.470

17 How can I retrieve the absolute filename in a shell script on Mac OS X? 2009-07-13T20:54:44.527

17 When to use single-quote, double-quote in grep? 2009-09-28T13:23:02.883

17 Running shell script with no environmental variables 2010-09-01T14:03:23.630

17 How to remove many (200 000) files? 2011-09-26T16:03:29.693

16 Append an echo to file? 2010-08-14T20:53:52.020

16 Where's my tab completion and up-arrow behavior? (Ubuntu 10.04) 2010-10-28T16:33:35.373

16 What's the Busybox default shell? 2011-03-01T23:10:41.627

15 How to determine if I'm logged in via SSH? 2010-10-05T13:02:08.173

15 How do I exclude directories when listing files? 2012-03-10T18:37:26.613

15 Bash Prompt Below Output - Background Log Tail 2013-08-06T10:40:28.583

14 Has anyone found a (eg bash) shell terminal for Windows as good as the OS X one? 2011-01-10T18:50:14.477

14 nc (netcat) hangs, waiting for more data, in UDP mode. 2013-04-12T19:09:14.023

14 Running ssh-agent from a shell script 2013-10-22T20:57:30.320

14 How do I start a second shell when in single user mode? 2014-03-16T20:34:19.507

13 Count number of bytes piped from one process to another 2009-12-18T09:17:22.603

13 How to use my aliases in my crontab? 2010-03-04T18:31:51.387

13 How to log every linux command to a logserver 2010-11-12T16:20:55.587

13 Shell = Check if variable begins with # 2011-03-20T00:10:37.900

13 Force "net user" command to set password longer than 14 characters 2012-11-27T22:08:03.220

12 Command line recursive/deep directory copy in Linux? 2009-05-13T00:14:47.893

12 Is BitTorrent good for copy files between servers in the workplace? 2009-02-03T15:42:50.287

12 How to automatically reconcile /etc/group and /etc/gshadow 2012-05-16T16:13:07.447

12 chsh: PAM authentication failed 2013-04-19T09:24:50.760

11 What is the best way to set an environment variable in .bashrc? 2009-04-30T12:37:22.970

11 What distributed shell utilities do people feel are good, flexible, and easy to use? 2009-05-27T20:58:10.143

11 How to edit command completion for ssh on zsh? 2010-08-13T20:47:05.940

11 Easy way to get IP address from hostname using a Unix shell 2010-08-14T16:59:22.070

11 piping a password and security 2011-12-22T18:25:50.213

11 Calculating total file size by extension in shell 2012-03-07T12:52:45.253

10 How do I change to the directory I just moved that file to? 2009-08-03T20:53:59.553

10 Find's -true option: what for? 2009-09-22T09:16:14.867

10 Why is this file hidden when you run ls? 2010-03-26T17:34:06.717

10 How do I setup SFTP for sites without giving shell access? 2011-05-01T10:27:12.227

10 Symbolic link and sudo 2014-05-08T11:17:07.240

10 Find directories, where files with a specific ending are missing 2014-06-16T13:41:45.527

10 Hide the output of a shell command only on success? 2014-06-25T16:18:08.860

10 How to "un-ANSI-fy" logs? 2015-01-14T14:05:27.740

10 How do I change my default shell on a domain account 2015-11-15T07:00:10.937

9 what are Powershell's advantages over cygwin/unix-shell 2009-05-06T08:08:57.103

9 Comparison of Unix shells 2009-05-07T06:08:57.913

9 mysqldump prompting for password in shellscript 2009-08-19T20:41:43.537

9 On Redhat, what does "kernel.suid_dumpable = 1" mean? 2009-08-20T19:10:40.207

9 Bash: how to know if the last command's output ends with a newline or not? 2009-12-26T23:50:12.727

9 Make ls print it all on one line (like in terminal) 2010-01-24T15:37:11.823