Tag: file

Send One Line From a Text File as as SMS Every 10 Mins

This command will send a line from a given text file one every 10 mins as an SMS to a given number.

Install Package List

Install a list of packages from a text file. cat packages.txt | xargs apt-get install

Rename Command

Different way to use the rename command. rename ‘s/.html$/.php/’ *.html

Move files from Folder 2 Levels Deep

Use this command to move files from folders two level deep to the current folder… mv */*.* .

Find Link Files

Use this command to find all the links in the current directory… find . -lname “*”

Locate Files With Names Matching A Regexp

You can use locate to find files with name that matches a said regexp… locate -i -r ‘\.jpg$’

Double space a file using Ruby

Double space a file with Ruby using the command ruby -pe ‘puts’ < file.txt

List Files Provided by Package

Show list of files provided by a rpm package installed rpm -ql package_name

Important Logs

First show system events. Second command show events inherent to the process of booting kernel. tail /var/log/messages tail /var/log/dmesg

Use DD to Create File of any Size

Use the DD command to create a 10 MB (10*1024*1024=10485760 bytes) size file named testfile_10MB dd if=/dev/zero of=testfile_10MB bs=10485760 count=1…