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Bash can auto complete your filenames and command name. It can also auto complete lots of other stuff such as: => Usernames => Hostname => Variable names => Fine tuning files and names with ESC keys Match variable If the text begins with $, bash will look for a variable. For example, open terminal and […]

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VIM is my preferred text editor for configuring system and writing code at a shell prompt. However, many new Linux user finds it difficult to cope with vim or vi. This tutorial provides a good introduction:

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Here is a quick tip, if you wish to perform an unattended download of large files such as Linux DVD ISO file use the wget command as follows:

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This is a classic problem. One of our FAQ is about cron job. I received lots of email with a question: How do I run my script on 3rd Monday or 4th Friday only? Cron does not offer this kind of facility i.e. you cannot run a script on the Nth weekday of the month. […]

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With FreeBSD version 5.4 and above the booting procedure is slightly changed. The older version of FreeBSD uses the boot -s option at Ok prompt. However, with FreeBSD version FreeBSD 5.4+ you don’t have to type any commands. Here is the procedure to boot FreeBSD into a single user mode to reset root password.

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