This chapter is all about tips and tricks from the command line. The only thing they share is that at times they can be useful for life on the CLI-frontier.
Most are exceedingly easy to learn and to use. But as always, be sure and do a man or info on each command to fill in the gaps.
The last tip takes you a little deeper than we’ve been before. It will be an initiation of sorts. But don’t worry. You can handle it.
There is a very handy program included in most Linux distributions called more. Like many other things, it came to Linux via BSD.
It’s used to display the contents of a text file one screen at a time, rather than simply dumping the entire file to the terminal. If you recall, that’s what ...