am a new Unix / Linux user. I am using whatis
command to find man pages. But, I noticed that some man pages have a common names. For example, when I run whatis printf
printf (1) - format and print data
printf (1p) - write formatted output
printf (3) - formatted output conversion
printf (3p) - print formatted output
printf [builtins] (1) - bash built-in commands, see bash(1)
How do I access overlapping man pages and what is the meaning of (1), (1p), (3), and so on?
am a new Linux user. I use scp to upload files to net-storage provided CDN company. I do not want to overwrite the existing files. How can I prevent overwriting of files when using scp command under Linux, Mac OS X or Unix like operating systems?
ow do I use the pwd
command in Linux or Unix like operating systems? How can I use pwd command in UNIX or Linux shell scripts for automation purpose?
ow do I use the cat command to display the line numbers for a file called myapp.c under Linux or Unix like operating systems?
am a new Unix user. I have Debian Linux installed. I need to append text to a file called daily.log. How do I use the cat command to append data to a file?