from small one page howto to huge articles all in one place
 

search text in:





Poll
Which filesystem do you use?






poll results

Last additions:
using iotop to find disk usage hogs

using iotop to find disk usage hogs

words:

887

views:

95139

userrating:

average rating: 1.7 (83 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)


May 25th. 2007:
Words

486

Views

210643

why adblockers are bad


Workaround and fixes for the current Core Dump Handling vulnerability affected kernels

Workaround and fixes for the current Core Dump Handling vulnerability affected kernels

words:

161

views:

92078

userrating:

average rating: 1.3 (28 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)


April, 26th. 2006:

Druckversion
You are here: System->Tips and Tricks

[e] setting xterm title

setting xterm title

words:

46

views:

18409

userrating:

average rating: 1.1 (233 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] using iotop to find disk usage hogs

using iotop to find disk usage hogs

words:

887

views:

95139

userrating:

average rating: 1.7 (83 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Disable Anti-Aliasing fonts

Disable Anti-Aliasing fonts

words:

208

views:

72246

userrating:

average rating: 1.0 (79 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] setting the core dump name schema

setting the core dump name schema

words:

262

views:

135350

userrating:

average rating: 1.3 (112 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] enable (pdf)latex to process UTF-8 encoded documents when using docbook2pdf

enable (pdf)latex to process UTF-8 encoded documents when using docbook2pdf

words:

112

views:

35592

userrating:

average rating: 1.2 (51 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] How to speed up raid1 resync ?

How to speed up raid1 resync ?

words:

77

views:

28788

userrating:

average rating: 1.3 (98 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] ulimit and sysctl

ulimit and sysctl

words:

713

views:

436258

userrating:

average rating: 1.4 (1450 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Speeding up xorg's composite extension

Speeding up xorg's composite extension

words:

129

views:

38204

userrating:

average rating: 1.1 (62 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Finding Remote Network File Systems

Finding Remote Network File Systems

words:

70

views:

7989

userrating:

average rating: 1.1 (17 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Speeding up compiles with ccache

Speeding up compiles with ccache

words:

292

views:

14238

userrating:

average rating: 1.2 (52 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Revival of the Compose Key a.k.a. Multi_Key

Revival of the Compose Key a.k.a. Multi_Key

words:

397

views:

35940

userrating:

average rating: 1.9 (135 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Changing File Attributes

Changing File Attributes

words:

320

views:

56595

userrating:

average rating: 1.5 (140 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Preventing System Reboot with Ctrl-Alt-Del

Preventing System Reboot with Ctrl-Alt-Del

words:

104

views:

10015

userrating:

average rating: 1.2 (39 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Setting the Hardware Clock

Setting the Hardware Clock

words:

136

views:

21291

userrating:

average rating: 1.7 (35 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Export an X Session

Export an X Session

words:

352

views:

63707

userrating:

average rating: 1.3 (74 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Combining Commands with For

Combining Commands with For

words:

131

views:

8566

userrating:

average rating: 1.1 (37 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Killing Processes

Killing Processes

words:

223

views:

34681

userrating:

average rating: 1.2 (99 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Using Screen

Using Screen

words:

219

views:

9929

userrating:

average rating: 1.2 (33 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Using script

Using script

words:

447

views:

19151

userrating:

average rating: 1.2 (46 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Converting data with units

Converting data with units

words:

293

views:

8900

userrating:

average rating: 1.0 (13 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Using SSH for remote commands

Using SSH for remote commands

words:

180

views:

55913

userrating:

average rating: 2.1 (59 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] An introduction to sudo

An introduction to sudo

words:

414

views:

22342

userrating:

average rating: 1.4 (46 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] An introduction to info

An introduction to info

words:

213

views:

9353

userrating:

no votes yet



[e] Introducing the -- flag

Introducing the -- flag

words:

239

views:

6381

userrating:

average rating: 1.0 (3 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Scheduling with "at"

Scheduling with "at"

words:

319

views:

18464

userrating:

average rating: 1.4 (61 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Spell Checking with Aspell

Spell Checking with Aspell

words:

874

views:

34324

userrating:

average rating: 2.0 (113 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Using the file command

Using the file command

words:

308

views:

10940

userrating:

average rating: 1.1 (31 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Killing a Hung Virtual Console

Killing a Hung Virtual Console

words:

270

views:

10533

userrating:

average rating: 3.0 (1 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] ANSI Escape Sequences: Colors

ANSI Escape Sequences: Colors

words:

580

views:

52819

userrating:

average rating: 1.6 (131 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Tips for 'ls'

Tips for 'ls'

words:

141

views:

17674

userrating:

average rating: 1.3 (39 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Using /etc/skel

Using /etc/skel

words:

108

views:

94323

userrating:

average rating: 2.2 (252 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Using nl to number lines

Using nl to number lines

words:

117

views:

11575

userrating:

average rating: 1.2 (73 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Using watch to repeat comands

Using watch to repeat comands

words:

176

views:

11973

userrating:

average rating: 2.0 (5 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Improving DNS Lookups

Improving DNS Lookups

words:

89

views:

35739

userrating:

average rating: 1.5 (65 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Job Control

Job Control

words:

214

views:

9905

userrating:

average rating: 2.8 (4 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Converting Text Files

Converting Text Files

words:

85

views:

7439

userrating:

average rating: 1.2 (6 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Recovering the root password

Recovering the root password

words:

150

views:

7371

userrating:

average rating: 1.0 (23 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Reading binary data with strings

Reading binary data with strings

words:

56

views:

9118

userrating:

average rating: 1.0 (22 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Using ulimit

Using ulimit

words:

137

views:

17714

userrating:

average rating: 1.2 (91 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Timezone conversion using date

Timezone conversion using date

words:

148

views:

30096

userrating:

average rating: 1.5 (34 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Multiple X-Sessions

Multiple X-Sessions

words:

67

views:

23112

userrating:

average rating: 1.0 (21 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Shell Autologout with TMOUT

Shell Autologout with TMOUT

words:

47

views:

33107

userrating:

average rating: 1.3 (58 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Renaming Files

Renaming Files

words:

61

views:

7645

userrating:

average rating: 1.0 (19 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Changing the logname with sudo

Changing the logname with sudo

words:

97

views:

10021

userrating:

average rating: 1.2 (30 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Quick 'cd' trick

Quick 'cd' trick

words:

34

views:

10272

userrating:

average rating: 1.2 (47 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Implementing a command line thesaurus

Implementing a command line thesaurus

words:

132

views:

15336

userrating:

average rating: 1.2 (45 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Using bash history

Using bash history

words:

78

views:

11160

userrating:

average rating: 1.1 (30 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Magic SysRq Key

Magic SysRq Key

words:

327

views:

117030

userrating:

average rating: 1.3 (377 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Get an up-to date list of kernel parameters

Get an up-to date list of kernel parameters

words:

40

views:

8473

userrating:

average rating: 1.0 (29 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Get information about a specific file

Get information about a specific file

words:

163

views:

9119

userrating:

average rating: 1.0 (641 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Make your machine automatically reboot on kernel panic

Make your machine automatically reboot on kernel panic

words:

168

views:

23233

userrating:

average rating: 1.6 (33 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Find process that block unmounting a partition or CDROM

Find process that block unmounting a partition or CDROM

words:

102

views:

17362

userrating:

average rating: 1.1 (78 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] analyse BIOS

analyse BIOS

words:

71

views:

11117

userrating:

average rating: 1.1 (53 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Converting unix timestamp to something readable

Converting unix timestamp to something readable

words:

133

views:

90753

userrating:

average rating: 1.6 (104 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] make the internal speaker beep when a logfile has a new line

make the internal speaker beep when a logfile has a new line

words:

117

views:

21650

userrating:

average rating: 1.2 (38 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Using Unison to Synchronize Two Directories

Using Unison to Synchronize Two Directories

words:

218

views:

24965

userrating:

average rating: 1.5 (51 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Some pretty .bashrc hints

Some pretty .bashrc hints

words:

129

views:

14007

userrating:

average rating: 1.5 (33 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Roaming network profiles for laptops with Quickswitch

Roaming network profiles for laptops with Quickswitch

words:

347

views:

10899

userrating:

average rating: 1.0 (30 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Using Linux as router (mini-FAQ)

Using Linux as router (mini-FAQ)

words:

50

views:

10673

userrating:

average rating: 1.0 (18 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Using 'make' for backups

Using 'make' for backups

words:

304

views:

8607

userrating:

average rating: 1.0 (33 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Finding recent files with ls and 'FlAt'

Finding recent files with ls and 'FlAt'

words:

99

views:

86029

userrating:

average rating: 1.2 (53 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Protecting files with noclobber

Protecting files with noclobber

words:

89

views:

45974

userrating:

average rating: 1.7 (275 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Alias, Setting command aliases

Alias, Setting command aliases

words:

320

views:

133413

userrating:

average rating: 1.3 (598 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] TIP NoBeep

TIP NoBeep

words:

89

views:

9238

userrating:

average rating: 1.1 (27 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)





Please read "Why adblockers are bad".



Other free services
toURL.org
Shorten long
URLs to short
links like
http://tourl.org/2
tourl.org
.
Reverse DNS lookup
Find out which hostname(s)
resolve to a
given IP or other hostnames for the server
www.reversednslookup.org
rdf newsfeed | rss newsfeed | Atom newsfeed
- Powered by LeopardCMS - Running on Gentoo -
Copyright 2004-2013 Sascha Nitsch Unternehmensberatung UG(haftungsbeschränkt)
Valid XHTML1.1 : Valid CSS : buttonmaker
- Level Triple-A Conformance to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0 -
- Copyright and legal notices -
Time to create this page: 24.0 ms