Category: Man Pages

Mar 12

General Commands Manual: dphys-swapfile

General Commands Manual: dphys-swapfile NAME dphys-swapfile – set up, mount/unmount, and delete an swap file SYNOPSIS dphys-swapfile setup|swapon|swapoff|uninstall DESCRIPTION dphys-swapfile computes the size for an optimal swap file (and resizes an existing swap file if necessary), mounts an swap file, unmounts it, and and delete it if not wanted any more. OPTIONS There is only …

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Feb 20

General Commands Manual: dpkg-buildpackage

General Commands Manual: dpkg-buildpackage NAME dpkg-buildpackage – build binary or source packages from sources SYNOPSIS dpkg-buildpackage [option…] DESCRIPTION dpkg-buildpackage is a program that automates the process of building a Debian package. It consists of the following steps: 1. It prepares the build environment by setting various environment variables (see ENVIRONMENT) and calls dpkg-source –before-build (unless …

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Feb 19

General Commands Manual: unlink

General Commands Manual: unlink NAME unlink – call the unlink function SYNOPSIS unlink file DESCRIPTION The unlink utility shall perform the function call: unlink(file); A user may need appropriate privilege to invoke the unlink utility. OPTIONS None. OPERANDS The following operands shall be supported: file The pathname of an existing file. STDIN Not used. INPUT FILES …

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Feb 19

General Commands Manual: ln

General Commands Manual: ln NAME ln – make links between files SYNOPSIS ln [OPTION]… [-T] TARGET LINK_NAME (1st form) ln [OPTION]… TARGET (2nd form) ln [OPTION]… TARGET… DIRECTORY (3rd form) ln [OPTION]… -t DIRECTORY TARGET… (4th form) DESCRIPTION In the 1st form, create a link to TARGET with the name LINK_NAME. In the 2nd form, …

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Feb 13

General Commands Manual: Rsync

General Commands Manual: Rsync NAME rsync – a fast, versatile, remote (and local) file-copying tool SYNOPSIS   Local: rsync [OPTION…] SRC… [DEST] Access via remote shell: Pull: rsync [OPTION…] [[email protected]]HOST:SRC… [DEST] Push: rsync [OPTION…] SRC… [[email protected]]HOST:DEST Access via rsync daemon: Pull: rsync [OPTION…] [[email protected]]HOST::SRC… [DEST] rsync [OPTION…] rsync://[[email protected]]HOST[:PORT]/SRC… [DEST] Push: rsync [OPTION…] SRC… [[email protected]]HOST::DEST rsync …

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Feb 13

BSD General Commands Manual: SCP

SCP(1) BSD General Commands Manual SCP(1) NAME         scp — secure copy (remote file copy program) SYNOPSIS         scp [-12346BCpqrv] [-c cipher] [-F ssh_config] [-i identity_file] [-l limit] [-o ssh_option] [-P port] [-S program] [[[email protected]]host1:]file1 … [[[email protected]]host2:]file2 DESCRIPTION         scp copies files between hosts on a …

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Dec 15

How to: Find a file in Ubuntu using complex criteria (or not)

How to: Find a file in Ubuntu using complex criteria  (or not) Sometimes you need to find a file and all you know is the extension or the beginning of the file name. A powerful flexible search to look in all sub directories for files that match a criteria is important. Ubuntu comes with such a command …

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