Quick Notes

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This page is to list all of those quick, often one-line, commands or hints that help during the course of system administration.

Command Line Foo


  • perform grep to highlight only certain text, but display all:
grep -e ".*<regex>.*" -e '$'
  • perform grep on output from other commands like tail the use line buffering so there's no delay in post:
grep -e "regex" --line-buffered