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using iotop to find disk usage hogs

using iotop to find disk usage hogs

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

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

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April, 26th. 2006:

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[e] setting xterm title

setting xterm title

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average rating: 1.2 (307 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] using iotop to find disk usage hogs

using iotop to find disk usage hogs

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887

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187149

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average rating: 1.7 (102 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Disable Anti-Aliasing fonts

Disable Anti-Aliasing fonts

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average rating: 1.1 (95 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] setting the core dump name schema

setting the core dump name schema

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average rating: 1.3 (157 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

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average rating: 1.2 (64 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] How to speed up raid1 resync ?

How to speed up raid1 resync ?

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average rating: 1.4 (120 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] ulimit and sysctl

ulimit and sysctl

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average rating: 1.2 (2756 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Speeding up xorg's composite extension

Speeding up xorg's composite extension

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average rating: 1.2 (79 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Finding Remote Network File Systems

Finding Remote Network File Systems

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14551

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



[e] Speeding up compiles with ccache

Speeding up compiles with ccache

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average rating: 1.3 (69 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

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average rating: 1.8 (160 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Changing File Attributes

Changing File Attributes

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average rating: 1.6 (160 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



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

Preventing System Reboot with Ctrl-Alt-Del

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average rating: 1.4 (55 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Setting the Hardware Clock

Setting the Hardware Clock

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average rating: 1.6 (48 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Export an X Session

Export an X Session

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average rating: 1.5 (103 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Combining Commands with For

Combining Commands with For

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



[e] Killing Processes

Killing Processes

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average rating: 1.3 (178 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Using Screen

Using Screen

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17940

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average rating: 1.4 (49 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Using script

Using script

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30987

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average rating: 1.3 (63 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Converting data with units

Converting data with units

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average rating: 1.3 (27 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Using SSH for remote commands

Using SSH for remote commands

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average rating: 2.0 (73 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] An introduction to sudo

An introduction to sudo

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average rating: 1.5 (60 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] An introduction to info

An introduction to info

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average rating: 1.5 (13 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Introducing the -- flag

Introducing the -- flag

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average rating: 1.5 (20 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Scheduling with "at"

Scheduling with "at"

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30347

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average rating: 1.5 (77 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Spell Checking with Aspell

Spell Checking with Aspell

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51925

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average rating: 2.0 (175 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Using the file command

Using the file command

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19849

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average rating: 1.3 (45 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Killing a Hung Virtual Console

Killing a Hung Virtual Console

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18300

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average rating: 1.6 (14 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] ANSI Escape Sequences: Colors

ANSI Escape Sequences: Colors

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average rating: 1.0 (7963 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Tips for 'ls'

Tips for 'ls'

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average rating: 1.5 (59 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Using /etc/skel

Using /etc/skel

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average rating: 2.1 (361 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Using nl to number lines

Using nl to number lines

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average rating: 1.2 (177 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Using watch to repeat comands

Using watch to repeat comands

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average rating: 1.6 (18 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Improving DNS Lookups

Improving DNS Lookups

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average rating: 1.5 (118 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Job Control

Job Control

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average rating: 1.8 (17 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Converting Text Files

Converting Text Files

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average rating: 1.4 (19 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Recovering the root password

Recovering the root password

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14036

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average rating: 1.2 (37 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Reading binary data with strings

Reading binary data with strings

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average rating: 1.2 (35 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Using ulimit

Using ulimit

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average rating: 1.2 (117 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Timezone conversion using date

Timezone conversion using date

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average rating: 1.7 (64 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Multiple X-Sessions

Multiple X-Sessions

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average rating: 1.2 (34 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Shell Autologout with TMOUT

Shell Autologout with TMOUT

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43076

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average rating: 1.4 (72 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Renaming Files

Renaming Files

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average rating: 1.3 (33 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Changing the logname with sudo

Changing the logname with sudo

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18382

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average rating: 1.3 (43 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Quick 'cd' trick

Quick 'cd' trick

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17511

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average rating: 1.3 (62 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Implementing a command line thesaurus

Implementing a command line thesaurus

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average rating: 1.4 (62 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Using bash history

Using bash history

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



[e] Magic SysRq Key

Magic SysRq Key

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161863

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average rating: 1.3 (566 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

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40

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14719

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average rating: 1.1 (42 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Get information about a specific file

Get information about a specific file

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163

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15504

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average rating: 1.0 (713 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Make your machine automatically reboot on kernel panic

Make your machine automatically reboot on kernel panic

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168

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38009

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average rating: 1.5 (60 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

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102

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26336

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average rating: 1.2 (93 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Converting unix timestamp to something readable

Converting unix timestamp to something readable

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133

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98949

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average rating: 1.6 (118 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Using Unison to Synchronize Two Directories

Using Unison to Synchronize Two Directories

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218

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37126

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average rating: 1.5 (68 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Roaming network profiles for laptops with Quickswitch

Roaming network profiles for laptops with Quickswitch

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347

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18124

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average rating: 1.1 (43 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



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

Using Linux as router (mini-FAQ)

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50

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average rating: 1.2 (31 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Using 'make' for backups

Using 'make' for backups

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304

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16557

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average rating: 1.3 (51 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



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

Finding recent files with ls and 'FlAt'

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99

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93547

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average rating: 1.3 (68 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Protecting files with noclobber

Protecting files with noclobber

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89

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114231

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average rating: 1.6 (456 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] Alias, Setting command aliases

Alias, Setting command aliases

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320

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190428

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average rating: 1.2 (1369 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)



[e] TIP NoBeep

TIP NoBeep

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89

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15636

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average rating: 1.2 (40 votes) (1=very good 6=terrible)








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