Tag Archives: Linux

A nice way to get infomation out of an "ls"

ls -ltdr is what Tony from work taught me.

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When trying to rm a bunch of files, you get "Argument list too long"

http://www.redantigua.com/xargs.html teaches that you can do this: find . -name “*” -print | xargs rm

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How to tell if a linux server is 64 or 32 bit:

uname -m i386 or i686 then it is 32 bit x86_64 is 64bit Thanks to Linux Forums for the answer.

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How to determine the disk size of a Linux box

fdisk -l | grep Disk

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How to find a directory in Linux/UNIX

find / -name directoryname -type d

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A cool, government guide to hardening your systems…

http://www.nsa.gov/snac/index.cfm?MenuID=scg10.3.1

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How to tell if a package is installed on an RPM distro…

rpm -qa | grep -i <package>

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How to rdesktop over ssh

Run “ssh -L 3389:[target machine]:3389 user@serverip” on local machine.

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I want to learn more about public and private encrypted keys…

Here’s a website that seems pretty cool… http://www.dewinter.com/gnupg_howto/english/GPGMiniHowto-3.html#GPG-Minihowto-KPAdministration

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There is a great website on reading man pages:

http://polishlinux.org/console/the-art-of-using-manuals/

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