This example uses sed to replace the beginning word of a sentence. [email protected] ~ $ echo “this is a line of text.” | sed “s/this/This/gi;” This is a line of text. This is a better way to capitalize the first letter of every word in the sentence. I found this tip here. [email protected] ~ $ …

There are many useful Linux tips that make the life of a Linux user much easier. One is for the VI or VIM editor. To open a file at a specific line; use this command. [email protected] ~/Documents/yadex-1.7.901 $ vim src/x11.h [email protected] ~/Documents/yadex-1.7.901 $ vim src/x11.h +33 This will open the file x11.h at line 33. …

I have just setup FreeBSD with a high resolution framebuffer console easily. I just typed vidcontrol -i mode to list all available framebuffer video modes and then I set the appropriate mode for my laptop screen. I then added this line to the /etc/rc.conf file: allscreens_flags=”MODE_332″. This sets a 1366*768 resolution for the framebuffer console. …

Some awesome themes and wallpapers for the Linux Mint MATE desktop Themes http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/LiNsta+3+%28Linux+is+Not+Vista%29?content=44570 Linux is not Vista. A Windows Vista styled theme for Gnome and MATE. http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/MacOS-X+Aqua+Theme?content=13548. Mac OSX Aqua theme for MATE. http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/Murrine+GTK%2B+Cairo+Engine?content=42755. Murrine GTK+ Cairo Engine. http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/Faenza-Cupertino?content=129008. Faenza-Cupertino icon theme. http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/OSX-Nostalgie?content=157390. OSX Nostalgia icon theme. http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/E17gtk?content=163472. E17 GTK. This is a theme for …

This Linux command will copy the text file given, “myfile.txt” and send it to the sprunge.us website. This allows you to share a text file with others without too much fuss. curl -F ‘sprunge=<myfile.txt’ http://sprunge.uscurl -F ‘sprunge=<myfile.txt’ http://sprunge.us You may also install the PastebinCL utility on Fedora 19, this allows you to upload text to …

  http://gentoomen.org/tutorials/resources.html. The gentoomen.org resources page. Very good list of links to various tutorials and help pages. http://tldp.org/LDP/abs/html/. The Advanced BASH scripting guide. ftp://ftp.vim.org/pub/vim/doc/book/vimbook-OPL.pdf. The VIM guideboook. http://stommel.tamu.edu/~baum/programming.html. 3000 useful guides to programming and Linux documentation and help pages. http://samizdat.mines.edu/howto/HowToBeAProgrammer.html. How to be a programmer. A short but comprehensive summary. http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/index. Ubuntu resources page. Everything …

To create a new swapfile on your Linux machine to complement the existing /swap partition; the dd command will come in handy. This command will create the swap file as a loopback filesystem. adeptus-mechanicus ~ # dd if=/dev/zero of=swapfile bs=1024 count=524288adeptus-mechanicus ~ # dd if=/dev/zero of=swapfile bs=1024 count=524288 This command will make the filesystem a …

To find the largest file in a directory; use the du command and this will return the information you are after. Using the pipe symbol to send the text through to the head command will allow us to only return the one file we are interested in. [email protected]:~/Documents$ du -ack | sort -nr | head …