The Linux find command is useful for finding files on your Linux system. It is possible to look for more than one file type. This example will search for all text and png files under the /usr/share directory. [email protected]:/usr/share$ find -regex ‘.*txt\|.*png’[email protected]:/usr/share$ find -regex ‘.*txt\|.*png’ This example will search for three different file types. [email protected]:/usr/share$ …

Get network information on Windows with netstat Netstat on Windows can provide a lot of information about your network connection. This example shows netstat showing Ethernet statistics. c:\Windows\System>netstat -e Interface Statistics   Received Sent   Bytes 2307072092 27407417 Unicast packets 1757202 320154 Non-unicast packets 0 0 Discards 0 0 Errors 0 0 Unknown protocols 0c:\Windows\System>netstat …

This example shows the iostat command printing information about disk usage on my Ubuntu system. [email protected]:~$ iostat Linux 4.6.0-rc1-jason (jason-desktop) 01/05/16 _x86_64_ (4 CPU)   avg-cpu: %user %nice %system %iowait %steal %idle 2.50 0.43 1.28 24.37 0.00 71.42   Device: tps kB_read/s kB_wrtn/s kB_read kB_wrtn sda 1.49 147.22 0.00 64455 0 sdb 0.41 14.30 0.00 …

´╗┐The Linux shell offers many ways to compress files for backup. The tar or tape archive program will concantenate many files into one. tar –create –verbose myfile.tar file1 file2 file3 file4tar –create –verbose myfile.tar file1 file2 file3 file4 Then you may use either the gzip or bzip commands to compress the myfile.tar file you have …