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My top 20 linux favourite commands

My top 20 linux favourite commands

Here’s my linux favourite commands, by type : Scripting 1. egrep : aaah… if I had to keep only one, this would be the one I’d choose… can’t spend 10 minutes without using it. 2. sed : because I always need to replace something by something else 10 times on each line in huge files 3. xargs : helps me avoid the for loop, shorter to write, easier to remember and understand when you find it in history 4. awk…

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More loop devices

More loop devices

I have this very special server at work : a sunfire x4200 8 core 8GB RAM To use the full given power, I tried to install xen on ubuntu, but it were freezing all the time. It seems to be a “TAP” problem, but I couldn’t fix it. So I tried a Debian 5.0.3 dom0, and the problem is slightly different : now the domU won’t find its drives if I use “tap:aio”. Ok, go back to the old “file:”…

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